Liquefied Natural Gas
View this video from America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) to learn how LNG gives us the opportunity to put Jacksonville on the map in the energy sector.
EMERGING LNG LEADER
JAXPORT tenants TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico and Crowley Maritime Corp. are leaders in the emergence of LNG as a preferred, environmentally-friendly fuel source for the maritime industry.
LNG-POWERED SHIPS AT JAXPORT
TOTE Maritime operates two 3,100 TEU LNG-powered containerships out of JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. Isla Bella and Perla Del Caribe are the world’s first LNG-powered containerships.
Crowley Maritime will soon homeport two LNG-powered, combination container-roll-on/roll-off ships at JAXPORT’s Talleyrand Marine Terminal. The ships, El Coquí and Taíno, will each have capacity for 2,400 TEU with additional space for nearly 400 vehicles.
LNG LIQUEFACTION FACILITIES
Eagle LNG is building a liquefaction plant in West Jacksonville able to produce 200,000 gallons a day. This plant will serve Crowley Maritime. Eagle is also building an LNG production and storage facility near the Blount Island Terminal and a holding facility at Talleyrand Marine Terminal.
JAX LNG is building a liquefaction and storage facility at Dames Point to fuel TOTE Maritime’s ships, with capacity to produce in excess of 120,000 gallons of LNG per day. The company is also building North America’s first LNG bunker barge, Clean Jacksonville, which will enter service in mid-2017 and provide LNG for vessels calling at Blount Island.
Crowley-owned Carib Energy has already begun small scale exports of LNG to Puerto Rico and has plans for expansion to a number of countries in the Caribbean and Latin America.