The government must immediately intervene to stop two Russian tankers – containing enough liquid gas to supply the UK for up to 12 days – from docking in Kent at the weekend, a union said this afternoon. The Boris Vilkitsky and Fedor Litke are bound for Grain LNG with plans to unload on Sunday, according to UNISON, which represents around 200 workers at the Isle of Grain importation terminal owned by National Grid. Grain LNG is the largest terminal in Europe for importing liquefied natural gas (LNG). It is situated on a 600-acre site on the Isle of Grain near Rochester in Kent. The tankers are on their way despite a law passed yesterday banning ships with any Russian connection from all UK ports. A loophole has left open the possibility that the Boris Vilkitsky and Fedor Litke could still dock and unload their cargo. The union calls on […]