Delimara Malta LNG Terminal

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Delimara Malta LNG Terminal is a floating LNG terminal in South Eastern Region, Malta.


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Delimara Malta LNG Terminal is a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) regasification terminal in South Eastern Region, Malta. The FLNG consists of Armada LNG's Mediterrana, a conversion of the former LNG carrier Wakabu Maru, converted by Armada in Singapore under a $300 million contract and delivered in October 2016. The FLNG supplies natural gas to the 200-MW Delimara power plant, which has been converted from oil to natural gas. It went into service January 2017.[1][2][3][4]

The FLNG is owned in equal parts by German firm Siemens, Azerbaijani state oil firm SOCAR, and GEM Holdings (a consortium of 3 Maltese companies).[5]

Project Details

  • Owner: ElectroGas Malta LNG
  • Parent: Siemens, SOCAR, GEM Holdings (consortium of 3 Maltese companies) (each owns 33 1/3%)
  • Location: Marsaxlokk , South Eastern Region, South Eastern Region, Malta
  • Coordinates: 35.8277, 14.5542 (exact)
  • Capacity: 0.4 mtpa, 0.06 bcfd
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: Jan. 2017

Note: mtpa = million tonnes per year; bcfd = billion cubic feet per day

Articles and resources


  1. Delimara Malta Floating LNG Terminal, A Barrel Full, accessed April 2017.
  2. Video: FSU Armada LNG Mediterrana arrives in Malta, LNG World News, 10 Oct. 2016.
  3. Malta in LNG first, LNG World News, 11 Jan. 2017.
  4. EU backs Malta LNG power project, LNG World News, 12 Jan. 2017.
  5. ElectroGas Malta website, accessed July 2017.

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