Olaf Scholz, Germany’s chancellor, during the inauguration of the Hoegh Esperanza LNG floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) at the Wilhelmshaven LNG Terminal in Germany on Saturday. Photo: Bloomberg
Olaf Scholz, Germany’s chancellor, during the inauguration of the Hoegh Esperanza LNG floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) at the Wilhelmshaven LNG Terminal in Germany on Saturday. Photo: Bloomberg
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Germany’s Scholz opens floating terminal for liquefied natural gas as country rushes to replace Russian gas

  • Its construction, in the record time of just under 10 months, shows that Germany ‘is capable of new beginnings and speed,’ Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Saturday
  • The floating terminal off the North Sea coast of Lower Saxony is intended to help close the gap in Germany’s gas supply caused by a lack of supplies from Russia