First Gas Delivery To Jamaica

Maritime Executive

August 10, 2016

Jamaica’s energy company, JPS, has announced the arrival of natural gas to Jamaica. Supplied by New Fortress Energy, the first shipment arrived at the port of Kingston on the Golar Arctic on Friday, August 5. The introduction of gas represents a historic milestone for Jamaica, as the nation pursues energy diversification and the expansion of its energy sector.

Just a year ago, New Fortress Energy signed an agreement with JPS to supply LNG for Jamaica’s 120-megawatt power plant in Bogue, Montego Bay. Earlier this year, the plant was converted to run on gas as well as Automotive Diesel Oil (ADO)...

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