The Independence, the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) built for Lithuania's liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, will arrive in in Klaipeda on 27 October, Klaipėdos Nafta (Klaipėda Oil), the project developer, said on Wednesday.
Mock training, Indepencence ship in the Klaipėda port
© DELFI (V.Spurytės nuotr.)

"As scheduled, on 27 October. Another ship is to deliver gas on October 28. That gas will be pumped into our FSRU for testing," Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius told reporters in Klaipėda.

Butkevičius, who chaired a meeting of a commission in charge of the LNG terminal project implementation, said that the testing of the terminal will begin in November.

"We expect that the testing of the entire infrastructure will start in mid-November," he said.
According the vessel positions tracking website Marinetraffic.com, the Independence has entered the Kattegat, off Denmark.

The Klaipėda LNG terminal is to be officially launched on 3 December.

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