TotalEnergies announced Thursday the commissioning of the Cape Ann, its floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for liquefied natural gas (LNG) located in the port of Le Havre. The terminal injected its first megawatt-hours (MWh) of gas into the grid operated by GRTgaz, using LNG from Norway.
TotalEnergies has contracted 50% of the terminal’s annual capacity of around 5 billion cubic meters, to supply it with LNG from its global portfolio. The remaining capacity will be marketed according to rules approved by the regulator.
TotalEnergies is the world’s third largest LNG player with a market share of around 12% and a global portfolio of about 50 Mt/y thanks to its interests in liquefaction plants in all geographies.
Cape Ann in Key Figures
- Maximum regasification capacity: 5 billion cubic meters per year, or around 10% of French consumption
- Storage capacity: 142,500 cubic meters
- Vessel dimensions: 283 meters x 43.40 meters
- Draught: 50 meters
- Deadweight: 112,457 tons
- Lightship: 31,676 tons
- Date of first launch: June 2010
- Owner: Höegh LNG
- Flag: French