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Vopak LNG

Vopak LNG is the independent global LNG regasification terminal operator. 

We offer non-discriminatory open access to our terminals to all interested LNG suppliers and customers and we are always open for strong partnerships.

Keywords within these partnerships are long-term commitments, making use of a repeatable formula and our commitment to sustainability.

Together with joint venture partners, we own and operate three terminals, the Gate terminal in the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, Altamira - TLA on the east coast of Mexico, the Engro Elengy Terminal in Port Qasim (EETPL), Pakistan, and the SPEC LNG terminal in Colombia with a combined storage capacity of 990,000 cubic meters and a total throughput capacity of 25.7 billion cubic meters per annum (bcma). Besides that Vopak is a partner in the German LNG Terminal.

Gate terminal is ideally located for access into the Northwest European gas market. TLA is attractively located in Mexico, making it easy to import LNG into the country and potentially serve the nearby islands in the future.  EETPL is the first FSRU terminal unlocking access to the growing Pakistan gas market. Gate terminal has an annual throughput capacity of 12 bcma (8.5 mtpa) - one-third of the total Dutch market - and TLA of 7.4 bcma (5 mtpa) and EETPL 6.3 bcma (4.5 mtpa).

Gas will become the fuel of choice and is of prime importance to many countries, who want to improve the security of supply and add an additional source of supply to their gas supply portfolio. We create partnerships with local (infrastructure) companies to open new markets for LNG Our joint venture partners, such as Gasunie for Gate terminal, Enagas for TLA, and Engro in Pakistan are independent, trusted players in their markets, with the necessary knowledge and contracts with local authorities. In addition, we want to offer flexible service concepts at our terminals. This allows our customers to purchase different services like storage, backloading and transshipment of LNG at our facilities.  

We strongly believe in the future use of LNG as fuel for ships and land-based vehicles as well as an alternative energy supply for industrial customers not having access to the gas grid.

Vopak’s strategy is to create hub terminals, such as Gate terminal and TLA, for the import, but also to redistribute LNG in smaller quantities to satellite terminals for distribution to local markets. This is what we call our ‘break bulk model’.

Our Global LNG Management Team

Kees van Seventer - President LNG
Jarmo Stoopman - General Manager
Joost Ketelaars - Director Finance & Control
Casper Pieper - Commercial & Business Development Director LNG
Michaël Naert - Director LNG Operations & Technology
Stella Zerbo - Human Resources Director LNG

Westerlaan 10
3016 CK Rotterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0) 10 400 2911