Gastrade announced that the Alexandroupolis FSRU delivery timeline is extended by 6 months. Gastrade expects to launch the execution phase tender within the first quarter of 2019.
Earlier in January, the first phase of the Market Test for the reservation of regasification capacity at the floating LNG Terminal in Alexandroupolis, being developed by the Greek Gastrade, was completed with success on 31 December 2018.
Twenty companies submitted Expression of Interest for an overall of 12.2 billion cubic meters / year of regasification capacity reservation at the floating terminal and delivery to the Greek National Natural Gas Transmission System. These gas quantities will be directed tothe markets of the Southeastern European region.
he first phase of the Market Test started on 30 October 2018 and was carried out under the guidance and supervision of the Regulatory Authority for Energy of Greece (RAE) and according to the Guidelines for Management and Allocation of Capacity approved by RAE in line with the provisions of paragraph 6 of Article 36 of the European Directive 2009/73/EC.
The FSRU will be located in the sea of Thrace, 17.6 km SW of the town of Alexandroupolis, at an offshore distance of approximately 5.4 n.m. (10 km) from the nearest shore. The Pipeline will be connecting the FSRU to the NNGTS near the village of Amphitriti, 5.5km north east of Alexandroupolis.