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.

KN is engaged in the negotiations regarding the operation of the LNG terminal in Brazil

KN (AB “Klaipėdos Nafta”) is negotiating with UTE GNA I Geração de Energia S.A. (GNA) for the provision of operations and maintenance services in connection with GNA’S LNG Terminal, located in Porto do Açu (state of Rio de Janeiro), one of the main port complexes in Brazil, which offers a series of logistical solutions for the Brazilian oil and gas market.

United European Car Carriers goes for third battery hybrid LNG PCTC

Close on the heels of their call for two new battery hybrid LNG PCTCs, UECC has confirmed an option with China Ship Building Trading Co., Ltd and Jiangnan Shipyard Group Co. Ltd. for a third battery hybrid LNG vessel, this time slated for UECC’s Atlantic short sea trade.

Hackathon “Portathon Baltic 2019” explored challenges of modern ports

On 20-22 of September the first Port Technology Hackathon “Portathon Baltic 2019” took place in Klaipėda, which became a great hit of “Innovation Week” in Western Lithuania. Participants generated 18 solutions full of innovative approach.

DNV-GL invites to attend alternative fuels online conference!

Representatives from the maritime industry are welcome to join the online event on 25 September.

Innovative Wärtsilä LNG fuel storage and supply system to deliver multiple benefits for two new dredgers

Wärtsilä will supply a unique and patent-pending LNG fuel storage and supply system for two new trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs). The ships are being built by Keppel Offshore & Marine for Van Oord, the Dutch marine contractor.

Flogas introduces Bio-LNG offering

Bio-LNG is most suitable for companies who are conducting energy intensive activities

Keel was laid down for the LNG bunkering vessel of Elenger

The Dutch shipbuilding company Damen started the construction of the body of Elenger’s LNG bunkering vessel with the keel laying ceremony at Yichang shipyard in China. The ship will be completed in one year and start operating in the Gulf of Finland in the second half of 2020.

Høglund to provide gas solutions to Norway’s first LNG bunker vessel

Marine solutions and system integration expert Høglund has been awarded a contract by Bergen Tankers to deliver a cargo handling system for an LNG bunker vessel.

Spliethoff to build seven LNG-fuelled vessels for UPM charter

Finnish forest industry company UPM has entered into a long-term charter agreement with two affiliates of the Dutch Spliethoff Group for seven LNG-fuelled vessels.

Eesti Energia to use Klaipeda LNG terminal services

In September, the fourth user – Eesti Energia, an Estonian energy trader in the Baltic States, Finland, Sweden and Poland - will start using services of Klaipėda LNG Terminal, which is operated by KN, oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal operator based in Lithuania.

Fincantieri to build LNG barge for East Coast route

NorthStar Midstream, a portfolio company of funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., has formed Polaris New Energy (PNE), a marine transportation company focused on the transportation and distribution of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

AIDAnova is the first cruise ship to receive the “Blue Angel” certification for its eco-friendly ship design

The use of LNG onboard AIDA Cruises' AIDAnova almost completely eliminates the emission of particulate matter and sulfur oxides; and sustainably reduces nitrogen oxide and CO2 emissions.

Kairos completes 50th LNG bunkering operation

The operation took place in the port of Visby and the receiving vessel was Destination Gotland’s ferry Visborg.

Polish LNG terminal loads 5000th truck

The first ISO container was loaded at the facility in September last year, marking the start of operation of the transshipment LNG installation for railroad tank cars and ISO containers.

KN is bidding to operate the LNG terminal in Cyprus

KN (AB Klaipėdos nafta) is partnering with the market leaders in the tender procedure for the design, construction and operation of the Cyprus LNG import terminal. If successful, KN will provide long-term operation and maintenance services for this terminal.

Bunkering fleet of Seatech Engineering Ltd is expanding

Company presented a new concept design of SE-606 - bunkerring vessel is suitable for supplying various LNG fuelled ships and has a 5000m3 tank capacity.

Klaipėda to host a Port Technology Hackathon

On 20-22 September 2019, the Portathon Baltic 2019 hackathon will bring together teams from business organisations, academic institutions, innovation developers and startups from Lithuania and abroad.

Polskie LNG hits 1000 LNG tank trucks milestone at Swinoujscie

Polskie LNG is in the process of expanding operations at the facility.

McDermott Awarded FEED Contract for Sohar LNG Bunkering Project in Oman

Project is intended to establish Oman as a regional LNG bunkering hub capable of supplying LNG as a fuel to marine vessels.

Klaipėda LNG terminal capacities are fully booked until the end of the gas year

The favourable situation in the international gas markets has been determining the highest operative efficiency of the LNG terminal since the launch of its activities.

Iveco shows the new S-Way with natural gas engines

The brand is introducing its new Iveco WAY heavy range that marks a strong shift towards providing customers with an integrated transport solution, economically and environmentally sustainable

'LNG London'​ bunker vessel begins operations in Europe

Europe’s first inland-waterway liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker vessel has performed her first bunkering operations, with the Containerships Polar and Containerships Nord vessels, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

German LNG to start EPC prequalification for Brunsbüttel terminal

German LNG Terminal GmbH, JV behind the LNG terminal project in Brunsbuettel, will start the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) prequalification process this month.

MAN Cryo tech ordered for Nordlaks’ LNG-fueled fish carrier

MAN Energy Solutions’ marine LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer, MAN Cryo, has been contracted to supply an LNG fuel-gas supply system for a live-fish carrier ordered by Nordlaks, one of Norway’s largest aquaculture companies.

New gas filling stations in Oulu enable use gas from the south to the north of Finland

The new stations have been opened in response to growing demand for gas in both passenger and heavy-duty transport in the area, and also contribute to the utilization of local waste and sludges for a renewable traffic fuel in the Oulu economic region.

A high-level Klaipėda LNG Forum began

On 15 May 2019 Lithuanian Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas officially opened the event and welcomed 200 participants.

Klaipėda Forum will gather the leaders of the field of LNG

On 15-16 May, Klaipėda, aiming to become a liquefied natural gas (LNG) distribution and technology development centre of the Baltic Sea region, will gather representatives of the business organisations, making breakthroughs in the field.

Klaipėda LNG Forum 2019: programme & practical information

The event will bring together a wide range of international LNG experts, policy makers and energy-related businesses.