Specifically, the two companies plan to develop a user-friendly technical interface and commercial products for small-scale LNG players from the Wilhelmshaven floating storage and regasification unit for LNG.

The Wilhelmshaven FSRU project was signed with the Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Line in December 2018.


Moreover, except the loading of seagoing vessels, many truck loading bays are to enable the onward transmit of LNG by road.

According to the company's statement, Wilhelmshaven is an ideal location for supplying LNG for all markets and specifically for marine fuel, due to its proximity to the Jade Weser Port, Bremerhaven and the German Bight.

Keith Martin, Member of the Executive Board and Chief Commercial Officer of Uniper SE, reported that the MoU between the two companies is a crucial step for the FSRU Wilhelmshaven project. Along with this partnership, the FSRU project will be able to reduce CO2 emissions.

Uniper is for the time being developing a FSRU at its Wilhelmshaven site.

Finally, the FSRU will have a natural gas send-out capacity of 10 billion cubic meters per year and an LNG storage capacity of more than 263,000 cubic meters. The terminal is planned to start operations in the second half of 2022.