Japan, the world’s largest buyer of liquefied natural gas, received a spot cargo from Nigeria, according to ship-tracking data.
The Stena Crystal Sky, with a capacity of about 174,000 cu. meters, arrived Saturday at the Futtsu LNG terminal south of Tokyo, according to transmissions captured by IHS Fairplay on Bloomberg.
The vessel loaded the supercooled gas at Nigeria LNG Ltd.’s Bonny Island terminal and departed Aug. 8, the data show.
The Tokyo Electric Power Co.-owned Futtsu terminal has a capacity of 20.2 million metric tons a year and receives term shipments from Indonesia, Malaysia, Qatar, Australia, Oman, Abu Dhabi, Brunei and Russia, data compiled by Bloomberg show.