The LNG-receiving terminal will have a storage capacity of 200,000 cubic metres per unit, which is the largest capacity in India, and completion is planned for 2022.

Also, the terminal will be built at the HSEPL site at Chhara Port, Gujarat Province. HSEPL is a joint venture between Hindustan Petroleum Corporation and SP Ports.

According to IHI's statement, the construction of Dahej LNG receiving terminal in Gujarat was its first construction and for India, its first LNG terminal.

IHI Plant Services Corporation will be responsible for the construction.


Generally, the Japanese engineer has constructed 10 LNG tanks, including six for the Dahej terminal, two for the Kochi LNG receiving terminal in Kerala and two for the Mundra LNG receiving terminal in Gujarat, for GSPC LNG.

The company commented in its statement that it has built 70% of the LNG tanks in India.

(left to right) Mr. Kouji Takeda, Executive Officer and Vice President of Resources, Energy and Environment Business Area, IHI Corporation
and Mr. Hemant Ramchandra Wate, Chief Executive Officer of HSEPL