In fact the LNG project, came under Novatek's agreement with the government of the Kamchatka Territory, to further develop the facility of south-eastern coast of the area.

The terminal is scheduled to be a base for LNG storage and transshipment volumes, coming from Yamal through ice-glass carriers to ordinary gas carriers, in order to be further delivered to the Asian-Pacific market.

Through the project, Novatek will optimize LNG supplies from the Arctic, while enhance the development of the Northern Sea route.

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According to Glavgosexpertiza, the LNG terminal's design involves five phases. When the four out of five phases be completed, the facility is estimated to bring a total throughput of 11 million tons LNG per year.

Once the fifth phase of the construction is completed, then the terminal will have a handling capacity of 22 million tons of LNG.

Concluding, the project infrastructure will involve floating storage units, as well as offshore ship-to-ship LNG transfer points, and will handle up to 657 LNG carriers once in full operation.