14.5.2020 - Despite spring in southern Norway, it is still winter in the north. Tschudi Arctic Transit has also this season successfully carried out LNG transshipments in the Sarnes Fjord near Honningsvåg (North Cape). Our services enable a quicker turn-around of the Arc7 ice-class LNG carriers and increases the transport capacity for our customer.
An unexpected challenge this year was to operate within the current Covid-19 restrictions and provide the required protection for the crew, our teams and the environment. A big thanks to all involved and for the good local support and trust shown by all. Photo: Paul Mengelder
End of June 2019, Tschudi completed an impressive series of LNG STS shipments at Honningsvåg, Northern Norway. Since commencement in November 2018, a total of 123 transshipments amounting to 19.8 million m3 of LNG have been completed. Also including several simultaneous STS-hattricks involving 3 Arc7 ice-class LNG tankers and 3 conventional LNG vessels. Our ship-to-ship services can assist our clients increase their fleet flexibility plus optimize transport costs and sailing time for specialized vessels.
This activity in Honningsvåg is an example of how a diversified Group like Tschudi can deliver a variety of services to one specific project.
Throughout 2014, Tschudi Arctic Transit conducted a series of STS operations in the Sarnesfjord, Honningsvåg (near North Cape). On average every fifth day, 70.000 tons of Russian crude oil was transshipped from a shuttle vessel to a 100.000 tonner for further shipment.