Aqaba Jordan LNG Terminal
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Aqaba Development Corporation
  • Website:
  • Location: Aqaba, Jordan
  • Capacity: million tons/annum
  • Status: Under Construction

Brief Description

  • A single berth jetty will be designed for berthing the FSRU and unloading gas from it. LNG transfer is by ship-to-ship, by hydraulic arms fitted to the FSRU.
  • The vessel Golar Eskimo is to be utilised
  • The marine structure will be berthing and mooring dolphins, with related Onshore Works to enable safe operations and tie-in with the existing Jordan Gas Transmission Pipeline (JGTP)

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity:
  • Unloading capacity:
  • Send out capacity:
  • Constructor:
    • Samsung Heavy Industries: Construction of the FSRU vessel
    • BAM International: Design and construction of an LNG jetty with approach trestle, including the mechanical, engineering and piping services.
  • Tractebel: Site selection and feasability study

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • Commissioning is expected in 2015

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers:
  • Customers:


  • 2011 - Tender for consultancy services
  • 2013 - BAM awarded design and construct contract
  • 2014 - Construction of jetty starts

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Tractebel Engineering LNG References
  2. Consultancy Services for a Techno-Economic Study for an LNG terminal and Supply to Jordan
  3. Prequalification for Aqaba New LNG Terminal Infrastructure Construction Project
  4. BAM wins design and construct contract for LNG terminal in Jordan
  5. Successful start of marine construction works on Aqaba LNG project in Jordan

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