RasGas delivers 1000th LNG cargo
DOHA: RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) last week delivered the 1000th liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to Petronet LNG Limited (Petronet) under the Long Term Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with RasGas.
The 1000th LNG cargo delivered to Petronet was loaded on board the LNG vessel “Disha” at Ras Laffan Port on December 22, 2014. Coincidentally, the same ship also loaded the inaugural LNG cargo on January 25, 2004 under the same SPA on her maiden voyage to Petronet LNG Dahej Terminal, QNA reported.
“This successful delivery of the 1000th LNG cargo marks a significant milestone in our long-standing relationship with Petronet and comes as a further testimony of RasGas being a safe and reliable supplier of LNG jointly with our partner Petronet for the Indian market. As an important supplier of LNG to India, RasGas will continue to provide its support in meeting India’s growing economy and demand for cleaner energy in the form of LNG”, said Khalid Sultan R Al Kuwari, RasGas’ Chief Marketing and Shipping Officer.
RasGas hosted a special ceremony onboard and presented the Master of the vessel Captain Rakesh Jhang and his crew with a memento to mark the special occasion. The event was attended by Capt. Khaled Djebbar, and Capt. Sreenivas Penumarti, from RasGas. The Peninsula.