Cyprus LNG Terminal

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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Defa
  • Website:
  • Location: Vasilikos, south coast of Cyprus
  • Capacity: 1.9 million tons/annum
  • Status: Under construction

Brief Description

  • The terminal will comprise of a Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU), a jetty for the mooring of the FSRU, a jetty-borne gas pipeline

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity:
  • Unloading capacity:
  • Send out capacity:
  • Constructor:
    • China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering CO LTD,
    • Metron SA,
    • Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding
    • Wilhelmsen Ship Management

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • Under construction, completion expected in 2023

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers: TBA
  • Customers: Vasilikos Power Plant


  • 2020 - Contruction of the terminal was launched

Other Information

  • Financing of the project included
    • A 101 million euro subsidy by the European Commission, through “Connecting Europe Facility”
    • 43 million from the participation of EAC in the shareholding structure of ETYFA
    • 150 million euros from the European Investment Bank (EIB).
    • 80-million-euro financing by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development


  1. Natural Gas, Cyprus
  2. €150 million funding approved for the introduction of LNG to Cyprus by the European Investment Bank
  3. LNG Terminal – A milestone project for the energy role of Cyprus