Pao Novatek has announced that Yamal LNG has shipped its first cargo of LNG to Japan, in accordance with its long-term offtake agreement with Total.
The cargo was unloaded at the Tobata LNG terminal in accordance with the buyers lifting and delivery schedule.
“Commencing LNG shipments to the Japanese market represents an important milestone for the company as Japan is an important LNG market and one of the priority destinations in our LNG marketing strategy,” noted Leonid Mikhelson, Novatek’s Chairman of the Management Board. “Further development of our logistical chain using the Northern Sea Route and a transshipment terminal in Kamchatka will expand LNG supplies to Japan as well as strengthen trade and economic links between our respective countries.”
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