Get your BioLNG Liquefaction capacity at Zeebrugge

Bring ships with BioLNG or convert a biomethane certificate into a BioLNG certificate into the terminal of Zeebrugge.

Description du produit

The Zeebrugge LNG Terminal is certified according to the ISCC framework, which allows the terminal to be part of a BioLNG supply chain and ISCC certified shippers to obtain a BioLNG certificate.

There are 2 ways to obtain BioLNG in the Zeebrugge Terminal:


1. Bring gas with a biomethane certificate to the terminal and convert it to LNG with a BioLNG certificate

This conversion is subject to the “mass balance principle” which means that:

    1. the biomethane which reaches the Zeebrugge Terminal via backhaul capacity in the
        Belgian Transmission grid,
    2. is liquefied and
    3. the BioLNG liquefaction capacity has been allocated to such shipper for the certificate
        transfer.

When the conversion into BioLNG is executed, you can:

    4. Store your BioLNG and
    5. Use your BioLNG for different applications

You can choose to take care of all steps in the BioLNG supply chain or only some.


 

Overview of costs for bio-LNG chain in October 2022

* Indexation:
Transmission = yearly indexation
Entry BE gas grid
Exit BE gas grid to ZBG Terminal (backhaul)

LNG = monthly indexation
Backhaul liquefaction
BioLNG liquefaction
Storage (day)
Truck slot

** 1 truck = approx. 40 m3 of LNG = approx. 268 MWh


2. Bring BioLNG with an ISCC BioLNG certificate to the terminal

Discover the services and their tariffs in order to:

    1. Unload your BioLNG in Zeebrugge
    2. Store your BioLNG and
    3. Use your BioLNG for different applications


You can choose to take care of all steps in the BioLNG supply chain or only some.

Good to know

At the LNG terminal of Zeebrugge, two (re-)liquefaction units, referred to as "recondensers", are used in the process flow for regasification.
 
In those recondensers the natural gas is cooled down and liquefied, this technical liquefaction process allows terminal users to convert biomethane certificates into BioLNG certificates.
 
As the demand for converting biomethane certificates into BioLNG certificates might exceed the capability of the recondensers, a transparent and non-discriminatory demand procedure and allotment rule are required.

 

Check availability and book

a) Long-term capacity:

Each year long-term capacity for an amount of 21.6 GWh/month is offered through a subscription window. After the closure of the current subscription window, the remaining capacity will be available on a  “First Committed, First Served” basis.

How to subscribe?

Subscribe to long-term capacity for a service period starting as from next 1st of the month until the end of the current year, any subscription needs to be done 5 business days prior to this month.

1. Follow the 5 steps process to become a Fluxys LNG shipper and sign a free LNG Terminalling Agreement (LTA)
2. Read the Terms and Conditions of Subscription Window (TCSW)
3. Fill in this form and return it to info.lng@fluxys.com.

How to use?

Nominate your capacity by filling in this form, return it to info.lng@fluxys.com and you will be ready to use it.

 

b) Short-term capacity:

Each month during a short-term subscription window you can secure available Short Term BioLNG capacities at our Zeebrugge LNG terminal. The short-term capacity of the month (M) will depend on the short-term capacity sold during M-1 and long-term capacity used during M-1 and will be made available latest on M+5 days.


Request Period Max Allocation Date
January 1 - 10/1/2023 13/1/2023
February 1 - 10/2/2023 15/2/2023
March 1 - 10/3/2023 15/3/2023
April 1 - 11/4/2023 14/4/2023
May 1 - 10/5/2023 15/5/2023
June 1 - 9/6/2023 15/6/2023
July 1 - 10/7/2023 14/7/2023
August 1 - 10/8/2023 15/8/2023
September 1 - 11/9/2023 15/9/2023
October 1 - 10/10/2023 13/10/2023
November 1 - 10/11/2023 16/11/2023
December 1 - 11/12/2023 15/12/2023

 

Any request received after this subscription window will be allocated on “First Committed, First Served” basis.

Short Term availability: 1.975.883,12 MWh (last update 06/01/2023)

 

How to subscribe?

To participate in the short-term subscription window, or outside of it for the allocation on a “First Committed, First Served” basis:

1. Follow the 5 steps process to become a Fluxys LNG shipper and sign a free LNG Terminalling Agreement (LTA)
2. Read the Terms and Conditions of Subscription Window (TCSW)
3. Fill in the Service Demand Form (SDF) every beginning of the month during the related request period and return it to info.lng@fluxys.com, When allocated, the quantities can immediately be used.

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