New FSRU vessel to enter Turkish waters within April – MENAFN.COM

SourceMENAFN
SectorOil & Gas
CountryGulf

(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) Turkey's new floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) will enter Turkish waters within the month, the nation's Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez announced, Trend reports citing Daily Sabah . 'Ertuğrul Gazi, the FSRU of our country, has been registered in the Turkish International Ship Registry and flies our glorious flag,' Dönmez said on Twitter. The FSRU vessel has been named after the father of Osman I, the founder of the Ottoman Empire. 'Ertuğrul Gazi, which crosses the Indian Ocean, will enter our territorial waters later this month.

We are waiting with excitement,' Dönmez said. The vessel can store 170, 000 cubic meters of liquefied natural gas (LNG), equivalent to 102 million cubic meters in gas form, and has a regasification capacity of 28 million cubic meters per day. Owned by Turkey's state-owned crude oil and natural gas pipelines and trading company, BOTAŞ, the vessel is expected to operate at the Gulf of Saros,...read more...