Shin Minato LNG Terminal

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Shin Minato LNG Terminal (also known as Shinminato LNG) is an LNG import terminal in Tohoku, Japan.


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Project Details

  • Owner: Sendai Gas
  • Location: Sendai, Miyagi, Tohoku, Japan
  • Coordinates: 38.280128, 141.025958 (exact)
  • Capacity: 0.3 mtpa[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: 1997

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


Shin Minato LNG Terminal is an LNG terminal in Tohoku, Japan.[2]

The Shin Minato LNG Terminal was the only LNG terminal in Japan damaged by the country's large 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The facility was shut down for eight months for repairs. The terminal supplies gas for 360,000 households in the Sendai City.[3]

Articles and resources


  1. World LNG Report, IGU, 2020
  2. Shin Minato LNG Terminal, A Barrel Full, accessed April 2017
  3. Japanese LNG Terminal Opens after Disasters,, November 28, 2011

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