Kawagoe LNG Terminal
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Chubu Electric
  • Website: http://www.chuden.co.jp/
  • Location: Kawagoe Cho, Mie Prefecture, Japan
  • Capacity: million tons/annum
  • Status: In Operation

Brief Description

  • A re-gasification terminal with 840,000 m3 of tank capacity

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity:
    • 4* 120,000 m3 + 2 * 180,000 m3
  • Unloading capacity: Allows docking of LNG tankers of over 200,000m3
  • Send out capacity:
  • Constructor:
    • Kawasaki: Tanks for expansion

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • The terminal is being expanded with the addition of 2 * 180,000 m3 tanks
  • After extension, the jetty will be able to accommodate 200,000 m3 LNG supertankers
  • The new tanks will go into operation in 2013

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers: Qatargas
  • Customers: Kawagoe Thermal Power Station

History

  • 2000 - Al Bidda Vessel's maiden cargo arrives at terminal
  • 2006 - Decision made to expand the terminal
  • 2009 - Order made for additional tanks
  • 2013 - Expansion project completed

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. New LNG Carrier - Al Bidda - Loads First Cargo for Qatargas
  2. Chubu Electric Orders Japan's Largest Aboveground Full Containment LNG Tank
  3. LNG tank additions and reinforcements to the LNG receiving dock at the Kawagoe thermal power plant
  4. Qatargas signs tripartite SPA with Chubu Electric and Shizuoka Gas
  5. LNG tank additions and reinforcements to the LNG receiving dock at the Kawagoe thermal power plant
  6. Completion of Installation of Additional LNG Tanks at Kawagoe Thermal Power Station

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