Argentina Set to Get LNG Spot Cargo From Trinidad at Recalada

Argentina, which has no long-term contracts to import liquefied natural gas, is scheduled to receive a spot cargo from Trinidad & Tobago, ship-tracking data shows.

The Norman Lady, with a capacity of about 86,000 cubic meters, is on its way to Recalada port near Buenos Aires, according to ship transmissions captured by IHS Fairplay on Bloomberg. It was scheduled to arrive yesterday.

The vessel loaded the supercooled gas at Atlantic LNG Co.’s Point Fortin terminal and departed June 25, the data show.

Argentina imports LNG through YPF SA, the country’s largest energy company, and state-run Energia Argentina SA, known as Enarsa. YPF closed a tender on May 6 to buy seven LNG cargoes for delivery to Bahia Blanca. Enarsa and YPF have issued seven spot tenders seeking as many as 150 shipments since December.

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