Malaysia starts LNG bunkering operations, makes first delivery


Dateline 2020-11-10, Reuters:

 Malaysia, through state oil firm Petronas, has ventured into the liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering business and made its first delivery in the southern state of Johor this week, the country’s marine department said on Tuesday.

The maiden operation involved supplying 1,150 tonnes of LNG from bunkering vessel MV Avenir Advantage, which Petronas leased from Future Horizon, to vehicle transport vessel Siem Aristotle at the Pasir Gudang port on Monday.

“This makes Malaysia among a few first-mover countries able to provide LNG bunkering services to the marine industry in the east,” Marine Department Malaysia said.

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