Reload your LNG ship in Zeebrugge

LNG stored in tanks at Zeebrugge can be loaded by small or large-scale LNG ships


Product description

Both small-scale (between 1,000 and 30,000 m³ of LNG) and large-scale (between 30,000 and 267,000 m³ of LNG) ship loading operations can be executed in Zeebrugge, for which terminal users can subscribe: 

  • Additional Berthing Right: more competitive for cargoes as from 13,680 m³ LNG.
  • Stand-Alone Berthing Right: more competitive for cargoes <13,680m³ LNG.
  • You can also load LNG by using a Berthing Right. A Berthing Right is included in a standard slot for unload, store and regas LNG.

Cost of this operation

Tariff applicable during the month of July 2024, calculated with the index of June 2024.

Additional Berthing Right
+ €
€/MWh loaded
Berthing Right
Can only be separated from a standard slot D-10
Available FCFS M+1, M+2
+ €
€/MWh loaded
Stand Alone Berthing Right
€/MWh loaded (min 29.856,82 €)

Good to know

  • Forced minimum send-out to the TSO (not a loss):

       ◦ At all times, consolidated send-out of all terminal users ≥ 0.92 GWh/h.

       ◦ During loading operation additional minimum send-out of 3.68 GWh/h.

       ◦ During 36 hours as from the end of loading operation additional
         minimum send-out of 0.68 GWh/h.

       ◦ No forced minimum send-out for loading operations if 2 conditions
         are met: loading of < 30.000 m³ and at an loading rate
         of < 1500 m³/h.

  • A variable cost of 1.3% Gas In Kind (GIK) applies on all send-out nominations. This LNG will be taken from your account, it is not a cash payment.
  • Ship loading indicative flow rate: 1,500 m³/h for ships < 30,000 m³ LNG and 6,000 m³/h for ships > 30,000 m³ LNG.

Check availability and book

1. Check the availability to reload your LNG ship. 

2. Follow the 5 steps process to become a Fluxys LNG shipper and sign a free LNG Services Agreement (LSA) or a free LNG Terminalling Agreement (LTA).

3. Subscribe (First Committed First Served). Fill in this form for a Berthing Right or this form for an Additional Berthing Right / Stand-Alone Berthing Right and return it to

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