Delimara FSRU Terminal

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Delimara FSRU Terminal is a floating LNG terminal in South Eastern Region, Malta.


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Project Details

  • Owner: BumiArmada[1]
  • Charterer: Siemens (30.33%), SOCAR (30.33%), GEM Holdings (30.34%)[1]
  • Location: Marsaxlokk , South Eastern Region, South Eastern Region, Malta
  • Coordinates: 35.8277, 14.5542 (exact)
  • Capacity: 0.5 mtpa[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: 2017[1]

Note: mtpa = million tonnes per year; bcfd = billion cubic feet per day


Delimara FSRU Terminal is a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) regasification terminal in South Eastern Region, Malta. The FLNG consists of Armada LNG's Mediterrana, a conversion of the former LNG carrier Wakabu Maru, converted by Armada in Singapore under a $300 million contract and delivered in October 2016. The FLNG supplies natural gas to the 200-MW Delimara power plant, which has been converted from oil to natural gas. It went into service January 2017.[2][3][4][5]

The FLNG is chartered in equal parts by German firm Siemens, Azerbaijani state oil firm SOCAR, and GEM Holdings (a consortium of 3 Maltese companies).[6] However, BumiArmada owns the FSRU.[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 The LNG Industry: Annual Report 2020, page 52, International Group of Liquefied Natural Gas Importers, accessed April 29, 2020
  2. Delimara Malta Floating LNG Terminal, A Barrel Full, accessed April 2017.
  3. Video: FSU Armada LNG Mediterrana arrives in Malta, LNG World News, 10 Oct. 2016.
  4. Malta in LNG first, LNG World News, 11 Jan. 2017.
  5. EU backs Malta LNG power project, LNG World News, 12 Jan. 2017.
  6. ElectroGas Malta website, accessed July 2017.

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