The EU-27 and UK are formulating plans to move away from long-standing links with Russia as a supplier of gas, in the wake invasion of Ukraine.
The reduction of coal use in power generation, the decommissioning of German nuclear plants, and the need for a clean, conventional energy sou have all for gas in Europe to unprecedented levels. Around 40% of imports to the EU-27, around 130-140m tonnes per annum, come from Russia, and the bloc’s target of replacing this by 2027 with alternative sources will arguably see the biggest shake-up of the continent’s energy complex . can Europe its gas import profile? Where will the gas come f what are the implications for logistics, infrastructure and shipping sectors?