Sunday, September 8, 2013

Petronet LNG Terminal, Puthuvype, Kochi - 2013.09.08

_P6A5432_www.keralapix.comPetronet LNG Ltd, India’s largest importer of liquefied natural gas, has received the initial cargo on August 20, 2013 at its newly constructed Puthuvype import terminal near Kochi in Kerala. Wilenergy, the gas tanker ship was carrying liquefied gas from RasGas, Qatar. Featured here are the photos & video of the LNG terminal viewed from Fort Kochi beach.
The vessel Wilenergy, carrying around one lakh cubic metres of LNG, has been anchored about 20 km off Kochi coast since August 11.It could not berth in the terminal due to a shallow draught. Later, the Cochin Port Trust carried out dredging to attain a draught of 12.5 metres to enable the vessel to dock.

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