The Fos Cavaou LNG terminal
The Fos Cavaou LNG carrier terminal is located in a strategic site on the Mediterranean coast, in the heart of the Marseilles-Fos Port. It is at the crossroads of maritime routes and natural gas land transport facilities (gas pipelines) which allow it to offer privileged access to all European marketplaces in order tosupply LNG to the numerous ports in the western Mediterranean. FOSMAX LNG, a 100% subsidiary of Elengy, owns the Fos Cavaou terminal.
About Fos Cavaou
Located at the entrance of the Fos-sur-Mer Port, it has a capacity to receive all types of LNG carriers, from 5,000 to 270,000 m3. Located at a distance from the port’s traffic and in a zone with low tidal ranges, it provides the best safety conditions for vessel manoeuvres. This site provides the market with optimum flexibility for unloading or loading all types of LNG carriers, loading LNG tanker trucks and the regasification of LNG to introduce it into the transport network.
|Montoir-de-Bretagne||Fos Tonkin||Fos Cavaou|
|From 65 000 (Medmax) to 267 000 (Q-Max)||From 7 500 to 75 000 (Medmax)||From 5 000 to 267 000 (Q-Max)|
Fos Cavaou offers
Elengy guarantees a reliable, diversified and flexible services offering at its Fos Cavaou LNG carrier terminal. Our logistical hub enables you to optimise your fleet of LNG carriers and contribute to the growth in new LNG uses contributing to accelerating the energy transition.
The monthly LNG reception capacities of each of the Fos-sur-Mer and Montoir-de-Bretagne LNG terminals are published on this site month by month, over a calendar year.
LNG Terminal capacities
The LNG carrier schedule of each of the Fos-sur-Mer and Montoir-de-Bretagne terminals is published on this site for the current year.
2023 and 2024 works schedules
Safety is a constant priority for the operations undertaken at our terminals.
Therefore, to maintain a high level of reliability at our facilities, maintenance works are undertaken each year.
Homologation des navires
Tanker truck loading programme
Today, Elengy offers a range of solutions for the flourishing market in LNG fuel, and more generally road-transported LNG.
There is a section dedicated to the small-scale LNG within the List of Interested Parties. It includes the names of companies active on our terminals and wishing to have their names published.
Fos Cavaou : capacity auction for July and August 2023
17 May 2023
Thanks to an optimization of capacities, Fosmax LNG is marketing additional unloading capacities at the Fos Cavaou LNG terminal.
Fos Cavaou : capacity auction for June 2023
24 April 2023
Thanks to an optimization of the capacities, Fosmax LNG is marketing an additional unloading capacity of 1 000 GWh (25°C) at Fos Cavaou LNG terminal with a window[...]
Elengy and Delta Rail sign an agreement
06 February 2023
Elengy, expert in liquefied natural gas (LNG), and Delta Rail, a transport solutions operator, have announced the launch of a new LNG container loading service from[...]