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Cornelissen Groep with new LNG trucks

The Dutch logistics company Cornelissen Groep has expanded its fleet of new LNG trucks.

LNG competence centre to open its doors in Klaipėda

Opening of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) competence centre in the seaport is a significant event for the Lithuanian LNG cluster members in the outgoing year 2016.

Skangas and Kemira Oyj cooperation

Skangas and the chemicals company Kemira Oyj have entered into an agreement on the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the Kemira plant producing water treatment chemicals in Kaanaa industrial park, Pori, Finland.

Australian first LNG ferry bunkered by Bomin Linde!

Bomin Linde LNG Begins Cooperation with FSG and Performs Initial LNG Bunkering of first LNG-fuelled ferry in Australia.

Launching of the third Dual Fuel Tug ever built in Europe

Spanish Gondan Shipyards in Figueras launched the third LNG-fueled tug for the Norwegian shipowner Østensjø Rederi on Tuesday, December 13.

Unique Danish LNG cooperation on green energy for Scandinavian shipping

The energy company Nature Energy became a partner in cooperation on LNG plant, which in 2018 will be established near the port of Frederikshavn.

LNG bunkering center in Estonia

LNG Gorskaya signs agreement on construction of LNG bunkering center in West Estonia.

LNG bunker-supply ship will be deployed at Lithuania’s Port of Klaipeda

Germany’s Schulte Group has confirmed that the 7,500m³ LNG bunker-supply ship it has ordered from South Korean shipyard Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for delivery in summer 2018 will be deployed at Lithuania’s Port of Klaipeda under charter to Bomin Linde.

Viking Line with new LNG ferry

Viking Line has signed a letter of intent with Chinese Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry to build a new LNG-powered ferry.

DNV GL creates new tool for LNG usage - calculating the PKI methane number.

New easy-to-use calculator helps overcome quality issues, protect engines and support wider adoption of LNG as a fuel.

LNG cluster develops a unique platform of knowledge

The activities of the LNG cluster continue to strive for deeper knowledge and valuable exchange. Members of the cluster recently had an opportunity to attend training with a Sven Lataire, SGS global LNG manager – a special guest from Belgium.

MARENER 2017 - International Conference on Maritime Energy Management

Make plans to attend MARENER 2017 , which will be held on 24 and 25 January 2017 in Malmo, Sweden and host by one of our partners - WMU (World Maritime University).

Klaipedos Nafta expands cooperation with Norwegians

Oil and LNG terminal operator Klaipedos Nafta, AB and the Norwegian company Kongsberg Maritime AS have signed a memorandum of understanding regarding cooperation and concentration of expertise in the field of LNG terminals.

20 LNG trucks in Spain!

The Spanish Alimerka recently acquired 20 liquefied natural gas-fueled Scania trucks to its transport fleet.

LNG dredger will start operations in Rotterdam in 2018!

New LNG-powered vessel to start dredging in port of Rotterdam in 2018.

Gasum opens its first LNG station!

Gasum of Finland inaugurated the first gas filling station intended for vehicles in Turku.

LNG network launched in Denmark under Go LNG project!

The first event hosted by the MDC (Maritime Development Center) and the newly established network “Go LNG Denmark” gathered more than 60 LNG business stakeholders from all of the Baltic Sea Region.

LNG cluster will happen in Poland!

Over 40 representatives from the energy and maritime industry, as well as members of the academia, gathered on October 18th in Sopot at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Gdansk, to take part in the “GoLNG Polska” seminar.

Statoil, LITGAS and Lietuvos Dujų Tiekimas will offer a flexible wholesale LNG supply solution to the small scale market

Lithuanian natural gas trading companies UAB LITGAS and UAB Lietuvos Dujų Tiekimas (LDT), both part of Lietuvos Energija energy company group, and Statoil ASA have signed an agreement enabling reliable and flexible wholesale LNG supplies at Klaipeda’s LNG terminal and, thus, contribute to the development of the small scale LNG market in the Baltic region.

HD trucks powered by LNG in Poland – road test results

Significant fuel cost decrease and reduction of exhaust gases emission – these are two main conclusions of half year road tests of Iveco Stralis LNG at Poland. Carriers providing transport services for IKEA welcomed the operation of tractors powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Road tests were possible thanks to Iveco Poland and Cryogas M&T Poland. Iveco disposed 3 Stralis Natural Power and assured maintenance support. Cryogas provided liquefied natural gas and LNG refuelling installation.

First ship load of LNG to Finland arrives at Skangas

Sunday July 10th 2016 the first shipload of liquefied natural gas (LNG) arrived at the Gasum’s subsidiary Skangas LNG terminal in Pori.

Launching of the first dual fuel tug built in Europe

Gondan Shipyard in Figueras, at high tide, the first Dual Fuel tug ever built in Europe – and the first of a series of three currently under construction for the Norwegian shipowner Østensjø Rederi - has been successfully launched.

Strategic Marine has secured a contract with Rederij Doeksen for two LNG-powered aluminium catamarans.

The RoPax ferries will feature a new single-fuel LNG propulsion system for efficiency advantages over dual-fuel engines. The eco-friendly ferries can carry up to 600 passengers and 64 cars.

European Premiere: First LNG Tank Car Loading

Brunsbüttel/Hamburg, April 25, 2016. VTG Aktiengesellschaft (WKN: VTG999), one of Europe's
leading wagon hire and rail logistics companies, loaded an LNG tank car with cryogenic liquefied natural gas (LNG) at Brunsbüttel Ports' Elbe port for the first time today, in cooperation with Chart Ferox a.s. and PRIMAGAS.

Wärtsilä to deliver complete gas solution for two Canadian ferries to be converted by Remontowa for LNG operation

Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract by Gdańsk Shiprepair Yard "Remontowa" S.A., to supply a comprehensive scope of engines, propulsion machinery, integrated automation systems, and gas handling systems required for the mid-life upgrading of two RoPax ferries and their conversion to operate on LNG fuel.

Stena signs contract for four new RoPax ferries

Stena has signed a contract, subject to Board approval by the end of April, for an order of four new RoPax ferries with planned delivery during 2019 and 2020, with an option for another four vessels.

Second LNG-Fuelled Cement Carrier Launched

M.V. Ireland, a dedicated cement carrier built for the joint venture JT Cement, in which Erik Thun AB cooperates with KG Jebsen Cement (KGJ) from Norway, was christened and launched Saturday the 19th of March. The LNG powered cement tanker is one of the first dry cargo vessels ever with an LNG fueled propulsion system supplied by Cryonorm,

China introduces sulphur requirements for marine fuels (REV)

This revised version covers port requirements from April 1st 2016. China has published new regulations designating three areas as sulphur control areas effective January 1st 2019. Eleven key ports are allowed to impose requirements for fuel burned at berth as early as January 1st 2016 – four will do so from April 1st. Mandatory port requirements will go into force January 1st 2017.

Landmark transaction in the global shipping sector - first certified sustainable shipping loan

Anthony Veder Group (Issuer), ABN AMRO (Sole Arranger) and Delta Lloyd Asset Management (Sole Investor) are pleased to announce that the Anthony Veder €66 million Euro Private Placement concluded in the fourth quarter of 2015 has been confirmed as the first sustainable shipping loan.

Poland: The First LNG filling station for HD trucks

On 10 December, PGK Śrem officially opened LNG/CNG station for public access.