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Greek LNG bunkering hub ambitions take step forward

DEPA has received approval to build a small-scale LNG facility at Patras as part of a wider EU-led project to promote LNG as a marine fuel in southeastern Europe DEPA has received approval to build a small-scale LNG facility at Patras as part of a wider EU-led project to promote LNG as a marine fuel in southeastern Europe.
By Anna Gumbau 9 August 2019 Europe & Russia / LNG 0 34474
Greece's Revithoussa LNG terminal. (European Commission)

Greek gas supply company DEPA received government approval on 30 July to build a small-scale LNG terminal at the port of Patras in western Greece. The development is part of a plan by Athens and the European Commission to make Greece into an LNG bunkering hub for southeastern Europe.

The Patras facility, scheduled to come online at the end of 2020, will have a storage capacity of 3 thousand cubic metres (Mcm). It will also have four truck-loading slots as well as jetty facilities able to...