24 May 2019


‘Summit LNG’ successfully completes its first ship-to-ship transfer of liquefied natural gas (LNG)

Photo caption: (Left) ‘Summit LNG’ received 159,000 cubic meters of LNG from tanker (on right) using flexible transfer hoses and after regasifying LNG supplied to the National Gas Grid via subsea pipeline.

On 23rd May 2019, Thursday at 20:59 hours ‘Summit LNG’ successfully completed its first Ship-to-Ship (STS) transfer of LNG at 6 km off Moheshkhali in Bay of Bengal. Summit’s floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) – ‘Summit LNG’ received 159,000 cubic meters of LNG from Oman Trading International. The transfer was done using flexible transfer hoses. The LNG tanker “Creole Spirit” carried LNG from Bethioua, Algeria. RPGCL (Rupantarita Prakritik Gas Co Ltd) on behalf of Petrobangla certified the completion of this transfer. The next STS transfer is due in early June 2019.

On reaching this milestone the Founder Chairman of Summit Group Muhammed Aziz Khan said, “At Summit, we are grateful to receive the opportunity to prove the abilities of Bangladesh, on schedule implementation of power projects, LNG Projects and now terminalling. Each (project) proves the technological prowess and implementing ability of Bangladesh.”

Chairman of Petrobangla and RPGCL Md. Ruhul Amin commented, "We are very proud of the successful completion of Summit's Ship-to-Ship LNG transfer commissioned by RPGCL on behalf Petrobangla."

Media Articles

English News Paper
The Independent, May 26, 2019
Financial Express, May 23, 2019
Dhaka Tribune, May 25, 2019
News Today, May 25, 2019
New Age, May 27, 2019
Bangla Tribune, May 24, 2019
Daily Sun, May 27, 2019
Daily Industry, May 25, 2019

Bengali Newspaper
JanaKantho, May 25, 2019
The Daily Inqilab, May 26, 2019
Bonik Barta, May 25, 2019
Ittefaq, May 25, 2019
Sangbad, May 25, 2019
Sharebiz, May 27, 2019

Reuters, May 23, 2019
lng Industry, May 23, 2019
Hellenic Shipping News, May 26, 2019
Natural Gas World, May 25, 2019
Wog News, May 24, 2019
Gas Processing, May 24, 2019
Sea News, May 24, 2019
World Energy News, May 24, 2019
Asian Oil & Gas, May 23, 2019
ET Energy World, May 23, 2019
LNG World News, May 27, 2019

Social Media
Energy and Mineral Resources Division, May 24, 2019
Rupantarita Prakritik Gas Company Limited, May 24, 2019

TV Coverage
ATN News, May 24, 2019