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Progress made in LNG terminal construction in Tornio, Finland

Progress is being made in the construction of the Manga LNG terminal in Tornio, Finland, and the terminal is technically ready to use. The technology group Wärtsilä has been responsible for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract delivery for the terminal. The Manga LNG terminal project is a joint venture of Gasum subsidiary Skangas, Outokumpu, SSAB and EPV Energy that is due for completion in early 2018. Once completed, the terminal will be the largest LNG import terminal in the Nordic countries.

The next major step of the project is expected to take place in November 2017 when the first shipment of LNG is scheduled for arrival at the terminal.

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For more information please contact:
Kimmo Rahkamo, CEO, Skangas
Phone: +358 40 749 3069

Skangas in brief
Skangas is a leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplier in the Nordic markets. The company supplies LNG for shipping, industrial and heavy-duty road transport needs. Skangas helps its customers reach their environmental and operational targets by offering efficient and stable LNG deliveries. Skangas is a subsidiary of the Finnish natural energy gas expert Gasum Ltd, and its shareholders are Gasum Ltd (70%) and the Norwegian Lyse Energi AS (30%).

Manga LNG in brief
The Manga LNG Oy natural gas import terminal is a joint venture of the industrial companies Outokumpu and SSAB Europe and the energy company EPV Energy and the LNG company Skangas. The purpose of the terminal is to diversify the gas and fuel markets of the Northern region by providing Northern industry, energy production and shipping with a more environmentally friendly and inexpensive alternative.

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"There is interest in LNG in industry, maritime transport and heavy-duty road transport alike. By 2020, there will already be almost 200 ships powered by LNG. The number is anticipated to increase considerably because the maritime industry regards LNG as the most cost-effective choice for reducing emissions,” says joint venture partner and Skangas CEO Kimmo Rahkamo."