Charter rates for LNG carriers in 2022 will be down on those seen during the previous 12 months in a market that will be dominated by high gas prices and tight supply, according to shipbroker and consultant Poten & Partners.

Speaking in a first webinar for the year, Poten forecasting manager Kristen Holmquist said the brokerage is expecting LNG shipping rates to be closer to those seen in 2020.