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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Polskie Lng
  • Website: http://en.polskielng.pl/
  • Location: Swinoujscie
  • Capacity: million tons/annum
  • Status: Under construction

Brief Description

  • The facility is the first such installation in central Europe

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity: Two LNG storage tanks, each with a capacity of 160,000 cubic metres
  • Unloading capacity: Tankers with a capacity of up to 216,000 m³
  • Send out capacity: 5 bn m³ of natural gas annually
  • Constructor:
    • Feasibility Study performed by an international consortium, including ILF
    • The terminal was designed by Canadian SNC Lavalin Services Ltd.
    • The General Contractor of the project is a Polish-Italian consortium Saipem – Techint – PBG
    • The project is supervised by British Atkins Ltd.

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • The LNG terminal is due to open in 2015

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers: Qatar Gas is to supply the terminal
  • Customers: Polish domestic consumption. The grid is to be supplied by a new gas pipeline on the Świnoujście-Szczecin route with a diameter of 800 mm and approx. 80 km in length


  • 2006 - Feasibility report awarded
  • 2010 - The project received financial support from the EU
  • 2011 - The EIB signs a loan agreement for the project
  • 2011 - GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. signed an agreement for the construction of the Świnoujście-Szczecin gas pipeline
  • 2012 - EBRD signs PLN 300 million loan deal
  • 2012 - A study was launched into possible capacity expansion

Other Information

  • Up to 310 million (€ 80 million) in funding will come from the EU
  • The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide 600 mln PLN
  • The EBRD is providing PLN 300 million

Relevant Links

  1. Exiting the economic crisis together
  2. Atkins energy contract win in Poland - 10 June 2010
  3. Saipem: Board of Directors approves six-month report at June 30, 2010
  4. Poland moves in new directions regarding Liquid Natural Gas Import
  5. Saipem LNG References
  6. Qatargas signs new agreement with PGNiG
  7. Techint Italy Wins the Bid with Saipem and PBG For The Regasification Terminal in Poland
  8. Gaz-System S.A. Obtained A Loan From The EIB For The Construction Of The LNG Terminal In Świnoujście
  9. GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. signed an agreement for the construction of the Świnoujście-Szczecin gas pipeline
  10. BRD Is Helping Poland Open Up To Liquefied Gas
  11. Polskie LNG: Świnoujście LNG Terminal’s expansion aims to meet the market demand
  12. PGNiG and Qatargas sign memorandum of understanding for the LNG supplies contract

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