By Sergio Chapa
Europe’s energy crises has intensified in recent days after halted nuclear reactors in France and low wind power output in Germany worsened a shortage that’s forcing countries to burn more coal and even oil to keep the lights on and homes warm.
News of U.S. LNG cargoes heading to the continent and providing relief sent benchmark European gas prices dropping from record levels.
Of the 15 LNG tankers that declared their ports, the U.K., France and Spain are the destinations of four each, with the Netherlands, Gibraltar and Malta getting one each.
In addition, an LNG tanker whose destination was undeclared is moored at the Milford Haven anchorage in the U.K.