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.
|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.
The GOCO2 project has reached a new stage with the launch of Elengy's Call for Interest (CFI)
20 February 2024
From 11 March, Elengy will be providing industrial companies based in France’s Greater West area with the information they need to respond to its call for interest[...]
Elengy inaugurates two new tanker loading bays at its Fos Cavaou LNG terminal
12 December 2023
Nelly Nicoli, CEO of Elengy, inaugurates two new tanker loading bays at the Fos Cavaou LNG terminal in the presence of René Raimondi, Mayor of Fos, Hervé Martel[...]
First small scale loading operation at Fos Tonkin LNG terminal
18 October 2023
On 28th September 2023, thanks to fitting-out works carried out to accommodate smaller vessels, the Fos Tonkin LNG terminal has successfully launched a new small-scale[...]