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Thursday, 18 December 2014

Port of Bremen to receive €2.5m for LNG terminal study

The Port of Bremen in Germany is set to receive a grant of €2.5 million for studies and pilot construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal from the European Union. The funding is being supplied under the TEN-T programme which is focused on the construction and upgrade of transport infrastructure across the European Union.

The project will see the pilot construction of a flexible, multi-modal LNG terminal that could provide a reliable supply of LNG to maritime, road and rail users in a geographical area of around 300-400 km.

“It covers planning, design and engineering, as well as the construction and operation of an LNG filling station,” EU officials commented.

The pilot site is expected to be relatively small but will be constructed in a flexible manner to allow for later scaling to meet potential market demand.

The project is to be completed by December 2015.


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