By Mirza Duran Japan’s Hokkaido Electric Power said it has received its first US LNG cargo at the Ishikari regasification terminal, widening fuel sources for the adjacent power plant.
Image: Hokkaido Electric Power
The 177,000-cbm Shinshu Maru, owned by a venture of Jera and NYK, delivered the cargo from the Freeport terminal in the US on September 21.
Furthermore, Hepco said it purchased the shipment under a spot deal with Japan’s Jera that holds a stake in Freeport.
The utility previously imported LNG only from Malaysia, Australia, and Russia to fuel its Ishikariwan Shinko power plant.
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