TOKYO : Challenge Peak, an oil products tanker operated by NYK Bulkship (Asia) Pte. Ltd. based in Singapore, has shipped the first batch of plant condensate produced at the onshore gas liquefaction plant of the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project. The condensate was loaded from the gas liquefaction plant in Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia, and the vessel departed for an Asian country on December 26.
A joint venture among INPEX (the operator), oil major Total and others, the Ichthys LNG Project is one of the largest LNG projects in the world. At its peak, the project is expected to produce approximately 8.9 million tonnes of LNG and approximately 1.65 million tonnes of LPG per annum, along with approximately 100,000 barrels of condensate per day.
In accordance with its medium-term management plan “Staying Ahead 2022 with Digitalization & Green,” the NYK Group seeks to secure stable freight rates and provide flexible and optimal transport options that meet customers’ diversifying needs and contribute to stable energy supply.