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SAG’s kryotanks for Methan electric busses

Using a special process, the easily transportable and CO2-neutral liquid methane is produced from biogas. In combination with a drive system developed by CM Fluids, it is possible to operate buses in public transport economically and without CO2 emissions.

VIDEO: LNG as the first step towards deep-sea shipping GHG reduction

Shipping currently represents around 3% of total global emissions. That contribution could change significantly as other sectors switch to renewables if the shipping fuel mix remains unchanged.

PGNIG commences operations at Klaipeda LNG reloading station

The capacities of the station, which will allow more efficient entry into the small-scale regional LNG market, is reserved for a strategic partner for five years.

MAN to build liquefied methane terminal in Oxelösund, Sweden

The terminal will also feature a bunkering solution enabling vessels to bunker LNG and other methane-based fuels in the port of Oxelösund directly from the terminal.

Schottel propulsion for German LNG-fueled research vessel

The vessel was ordered by the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH).

Golar Power to build LNG terminal in Port of Suape

With operations scheduled to start in the second half of 2020, the project includes infrastructure for the supply of natural gas and LNG to generate electricity, in addition to meeting the demands of industries, commerce, LNG stations and households.

Grain LNG terminal receives milestone cargo

Grain LNG is the only terminal in the UK able to process the full range of global LNG, due to extensive nitrogen facilities.

Island Offshore secures deals for LNG-fueled PSVs

Island Crusader and Island Contender have secured 600-day and 400-day deals while Island Commander has secured a three-year contract.

A vessel filled with LNG for the first time in Klaipeda Port

On March 8, a liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered vessel was successfully bunkered for the first time in the port of Klaipėda. During this operation, the fuel tank of the cement carrier MV Greenland was filled with gas at the Malkos Bay Terminal.

Gas filling station serving heavy-duty vehicles opens in Kalmar, Sweden

The Nordic gas filling station network is expanding to Kalmar as Gasum opens a gas filling station for heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs). This is Gasum’s 10[th] gas filling station in Sweden and an important part of Gasum’s plan to build a network of 50 gas filling stations for HDV’s by the early 2020s in the Nordics.

MAN-Cryo to deliver LNG systems for WALLENIUS SOL's newbuilds

Once operational, each newbuilding will offer 5,800 lane metres of carrying capacity for WALLENIUS SOL's network linking the Gulf of Bothnia, the UK, and North Sea continental Europe.

Uniper subsidiary Liqvis and Echo Tankstellen GmbH join forces to expand LNG filling station network for truck

The Echo network currently comprises around 1000 filling stations operating under the brand name Esso. Liqvis is expected to have six sites where trucks can refuel with LNG by the end of 2020.

UECC doubles down on LNG

UECC has ordered its second pair of dual-fuel LNG PCTC vessels based on their positive experience with the first two, in operation now for nearly four years. The new twins will add battery hybrid technology to the already eco-friendly design package.

Wärtsilä integrated solutions will deliver efficiency and sustainability to three new short-sea vessels

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply all the main equipment for the first LNG fuelled short-sea Ro-Lo (roll-on, lift-off) vessels to be operated by Finland based Bore Ltd. Three ships have been ordered and are being built at the WuHu Shipyard in China.

Cryopeak develops LNG hauling trailer

Development of the trailer is in line with Cryopeak’s business objective of providing natural gas solutions to companies and municipalities which are seeking to transition to an environmentally sustainable and competitive fuel source

Wärtsilä LNG Bunkering & Fuel Supply System Simulator launched

The simulator will promote greater safety onboard LNG fuelled vessels by improving the level of training for operators of LNG systems.

Chantiers de l’Atlantique bags MSC Cruises LNG pair

Contracts represent a capital investment by MSC Cruises exceeding €2 billion ($2.2 billion).

Shell and Turcas Petrol open Turkey’s first LNG station

The facility opened in Sapanca on the Istanbul-Ankara highway that facilitates the highest volumes of international transport traffic.

Cryostar and KC LNG awarded contract for building LNG facility in port of Antwerp

Cryostar and KC LNG have been awarded the contract for building an LNG ship bunkering and truck fuelling facility in Europe’s no. 1 breakbulk port of Antwerp. The project promotors of the facility are Fluxys, G&V, Titan LNG and Rolande, some of the strongest names in the European LNG industry.

Wijnne Barends Orders four LNG-fueled short-sea cargo vessels

The newbuilds will feature liquefied natural gas (LNG) propulsion and storage systems provided by Wärtsilä, making the vessels among the first of their type to be powered by LNG fuel.

COSCO Shipping amends VLCC order with LNG-fueled option

COSCO Shipping Energy Transportation said it has signed a supplemental agreement with Dalian Shipbuilding to use LNG-fueled power for its VLCC on order at the shipyard.

DNV GL approves first LNG-fueled shallow-draft pushboat design

Classification society DNV GL has given approval in principle for the design of the world’s first LNG-powered shallow-water push boat.

Gasum opens a gas filling station in Kristianstad – soon with locally produced renewable fuel

The new filling station is part of Gasum’s ambitious plan to build a network of 50 new gas filling stations for heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) in the Nordics by early 2020s.

MOL Group to build Japan’s 1st LNG-fueled ferries

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. and its group company Ferry Sunflower Limited announced plans to construct the first two LNG-fueled ferries in Japan, the Sunflower Kurenai and the Sunflower Murasaki (Vessel names are tentative).

Polish LNG Conference 2019

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Gasum opens its fifth LNG-fueling station in Sweden

The new station opened in Karlstad, offering LNG and LBG for heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs).

AG&P Makes Strategic Equity Investment in Kanfer Shipping

AG&P makes a strategic investment in Norway-based Kanfer Shipping to make LNG more accessible and commercially viable for downstream customers.

ELENGER became the fifth user of Klaipeda LNG terminal

Estonian energy company Elenger became the fifth user of the Klaipėda LNG Terminal, which had a record volume of operations this year. It is planned that the first LNG cargo ordered by Elenger will reach Klaipėda in the second half of November.

MSC Cruises’ First LNG-powered World Class Ship Named MSC Europa

MSC Cruises celebrates 2 major milestones marking another important step forward in its long-term commitement to environmental stewardship.

Shell Deutschland published an LNG Study

In the climate debate, LNG has great potential to diversify fuel consumption and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from ships and trucks. This is proven by the Shell LNG study "Liquefied Natural Gas - New Energy for Vessels and Trucks?", which Shell developed with the German Aerospace Center and the Technical University of Hamburg.