Sumed BW LNG Terminal

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Sumed BW LNG Terminal, also called the FSRU BW Singapore or the Ain Sokhna BW Terminal, is an idle LNG terminal floating in the Port of Ain Sokhna, Egypt, along the Gulf of Suez.


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Project Details

  • Charterer: Engas[1]
  • Owner: BW Group[1]
  • Location: floating in the Port of Ain Sokhna, Egypt, along the Gulf of Suez.
  • Coordinates: 29.6°,32.36° (exact)[2]
  • Capacity: 5.7 mtpa[3]
  • Status: Operating[1]
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: 2015[1]

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


Singapore-based gas shipping giant BW said its FSRU BW Singapore has been relocated to the port in Sumed, Egypt to continue its contract with the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS). The FSRU so far served as Egypt’s second import terminal in the port of Ain Sokhna. BW Singapore, serving EGAS under a five-year charter, has a storage capacity in excess of 170,000 cbm and a peak regasification capacity of 750 mmscfd.[4] It is stationed next to the Ain Sokhna Hoegh LNG Terminal.

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 The LNG Industry: Annual Report 2020, page 53, International Group of Liquefied Natural Gas Importers, accessed April 29, 2020
  2. Voyage Information Marine Traffic, accessed March 31, 2021
  3. 2019 World Gas Report International Gas Union, accessed August 2019
  4. Egypt: BW Singapore FSRU moves to port in Sumed LNG World News, June 7, 2017

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