The vessels are claimed to be the largest and the first liquefied natural gas-powered overseas car freighters.
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.
Grupa LOTOS, LOTOS Paliwa and Remontowa LNG Systems signed an agreement to build a pilot LNG docking station. Its commercial operation is slated to start in mid 2021.
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.
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.
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.
The vessel was ordered by the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH).
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 is the only terminal in the UK able to process the full range of global LNG, due to extensive nitrogen facilities.
Island Crusader and Island Contender have secured 600-day and 400-day deals while Island Commander has secured a three-year contract.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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
The simulator will promote greater safety onboard LNG fuelled vessels by improving the level of training for operators of LNG systems.
Contracts represent a capital investment by MSC Cruises exceeding €2 billion ($2.2 billion).
The facility opened in Sapanca on the Istanbul-Ankara highway that facilitates the highest volumes of international transport traffic.
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.
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 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.
Classification society DNV GL has given approval in principle for the design of the world’s first LNG-powered shallow-water push boat.
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.
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).
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The new station opened in Karlstad, offering LNG and LBG for heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs).
AG&P makes a strategic investment in Norway-based Kanfer Shipping to make LNG more accessible and commercially viable for downstream customers.
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.