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International Group of Liquefied Natural Gas Importers

GIIGNL is a non-profit organisation whose objective is to promote the development of activities related to LNG: purchasing, importing, processing, transportation, handling, re-gasification and its various uses. The Group constitutes a forum for exchange of information and experience among its 81 members to enhance safety, reliability and efficiency of LNG imports activities and the operation of LNG imports terminals in particular. GIIGNL has a worldwide focus and its membership is composed of nearly all companies in the world active in the import and regasification terminalling of LNG.

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    • March 2019
      Source: International Group of Liquefied Natural Gas Importers
      Uploaded by: Knoema
      Accessed On: 19 September, 2019
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      The total LNG tanker fleet consisted of 563 vessels at the end of 2018. It included 33 FSRUs and 44 vessels of less than 50,000 cubic meters. Total cargo capacity at the end of 2018 stood at 83.1 million cubic meters. Total operational capacity (vessels known to be in service) amounted to 79.6 million cubic meters. In 2018, the average spot charter rate for a 160,000 cubic meters LNG carrier stood at $88,692/day, compared to an average $46,058/day in 2017. A total of 57 vessels were delivered in 2018 while 77 units were contracted, including 2 FSRUs and 10 vessels of less than 50,000 cubic meters, compared with 19 new orders placed in 2017. The LNG carrier orderbook consisted of 138 units at the end of 2018 (equating to 25% of the LNG carrier fleet) with 46 of these vessels scheduled for delivery in 2019.
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