European buyers need alternatives to Russian pipeline gas and LNG supplies, and they want them fast.

Suddenly LNG, which barely gets a mention in energy strategies, has been shoved into the limelight as the import solution that can step in.

About this series

This story is part of a series in TW+ magazine on the wide-ranging impacts of the Russia-Ukraine conflict on shipping. Read the full stories when the magazine is published on 20 May.

But it is not that simple.