Shin Minato LNG Terminal
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Shin Minato LNG Terminal (also known as Shinminato LNG) is an LNG import terminal in Tohoku, Japan.
- Parent: Sendai Gas
- Location: Sendai, Miyagi, Tohoku, Japan
- Coordinates: 38.280128, 141.025958 (exact)
- Capacity: 0.3 mtpa, 0.04 bcfd
- Additional Proposed Capacity: mtpa, 0 bcfd
- Status: Operating
- Type: Import
- Start Year: 1997
Note: mtpa = million tonnes per year; bcfd = billion cubic feet per day
Shin Minato LNG Terminal is an LNG terminal in Tohoku, Japan.
The Shin Minato LNG Terminal was the only LNG terminal in Japan damaged by the country's large 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The facility was shut down for eight months for repairs. The terminal supplies gas for 360,000 households in the Sendai City.