Cyprus has launched a tender for an LNG import terminal to supply gas for powergen as it eyes exporting its own gas discovery, Aphrodite, via Egypt.

On 5 October Cyprus belatedly launched a tender for the construction of an offshore LNG import terminal, originally scheduled for the first quarter of 2018. The tender document calls for the “procurement of a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU), of at least 125,000m³ storage capacity.”

The regasification capacity...