Avenir LNG slows down in Sardinia and opens to Brasil

Avenir LNG slows down in Sardinia and opens to Brasil

According to ConferenzaGNL, Avenir LNG, the world’s leading provider of small-scale maritime transport supplies, has been forced to further delay the supply of its LNG coastal depot under construction in the port of Santa Giusta (Oristano), originally scheduled for next summer/autumn. Confirmed the completion of the deposit for August 2020, which however will have to […]

6 Dec 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Bologna: 15 intercity Scania LNG buses are being delivered (with news)

Bologna: 15 intercity Scania LNG buses are being delivered (with news)

In Piazza Maggiore in Bologna was presented this morning one of the 15 LNG intercity buses that will enter into service in the coming days in the region. As indicated over the years by ConferenzaGNL, this is an initiative of TPER, the regional transport company of Emilia Romagna, launched with a European tender in 2017. […]

6 Dec 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Operail and DiGas for first LNG locomotive in the Baltics

Operail and DiGas for first LNG locomotive in the Baltics

The Estonian international logistics and transportation company Operail has signed an agreement with the Latvian producer DiGas (specialized in dual-fuel solutions in Diesel engines), to retrofit and pilot the first cargo-carrying LNG mainline freight locomotive in the Baltic region. The dual-fuel LNG technology developed by DiGas has already been extensively tested on shunting locomotives; but […]

2 Dec 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Snam: EIB and EU loans for 9 LNG stations

Snam: EIB and EU loans for 9 LNG stations

Snam has signed a 25 million euro loan with the EIB (European Investment Bank) for the construction of 9 LNG and L-CNG service stations in Italy. The funding is complementary to the European Union contribution disbursed through the CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) program for 1.3 million euros, obtained by Snam4Mobility in December 2018. The EIB […]

13 Jun 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

An Interview with | Observatoire Méditerranéen de l’Energie OME

An Interview with | Observatoire Méditerranéen de l’Energie OME

We interviewed Houda Ben Jannet Allal, General Director OME (Observatoire Méditerranéen de l’Energie), who will attend the fifth International Conference on Small Scale LNG, an event promoted by ConferenzaGNL® next 15/16 May in Naples, Mostra D’Oltremare. What will be OME involvement and role into the works of the Conference? OME pioneered the organization of cross cutting […]

8 May 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Pavilion Energy Conducts Singapore’s First STS LNG Bunkering

Pavilion Energy Conducts Singapore’s First STS LNG Bunkering

Singapore’s integrated energy company Pavilion Energy has performed the first commercial ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in the Port of Singapore. The operation comprised a reload of 2,000 m3 of LNG onto a small-scale tanker at the newly-modified Secondary Jetty of the Singapore LNG (SLNG) Terminal, followed by a ship-to-ship transfer to the receiving heavy-lift commercial vessel. […]

3 May 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG-fuelled cruise ships now in Italy

LNG-fuelled cruise ships now in Italy

Cruise passengers can now choose to embark from Civitavecchia or from La Spezia on the AIDAnova ship, currently the largest cruise ship in the world that can use liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the Mediterranean. Aida Cruiser is a shipping company controlled by Costa Crociere, a company owned by Carnival Corporation, one of the world’s […]

29 Apr 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Renewable LNG pushes natural gas uses

Renewable LNG pushes natural gas uses

by Diego Gavagnin | ConferenzaGNL During “The Small Scale LNG Use, Euro-Mediterranean Conference & Expo” (Naples, Mostra d’Oltremare 15-16 May 2019), the first and only international event dedicated exclusively to the Small Scale LNG in all its end uses, the debate will be probably focus much more on Italy than abroad. This is also due […]

17 Apr 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Lombardy: 2 million € for LNG distributors, applications by June 4th

Lombardy: 2 million € for LNG distributors, applications by June 4th

Lombardy Region published a call for public LNG facilities to be implemented in the regional grid, as the council  deliberated  on a proposal from the Economic Development department launched last December. The budget is 2 million €. The call is for micro, small and medium sized enterprises based in Lombardy who deal with the fuel […]

11 Apr 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

JMU to build LNG bunkering vessel for Ecobunker Shipping

JMU to build LNG bunkering vessel for Ecobunker Shipping

Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) has entered into a building contract for an LNG bunkering vessel with Ecobunker Shipping. The dual fuel vessel will be built as a part of Ship-to-Ship LNG fuel supply business in Tokyo Bay by the joint venture Ecobunker Shipping established by the trio Sumitomo Corporation, Uyeno Transtech, and Yokohama-Kawasaki International […]

7 Mar 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

16 new IVECO LNG tractors to four transport companies in Alto Adige.

16 new IVECO LNG tractors to four transport companies in Alto Adige.

Between the last days of January and the end of February 2019, IVECO Gasser GmbH in Bolzano has delivered or sold 16 new IVECO LNG tractors to four different transport companies in the Autonomous Province of Bolzano-Alto Adige. The delivery of the keys of two first Stralis AS440S46T/P LNG took place on 24 January at […]

6 Mar 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Call for Papers 2019

Call for Papers 2019

Mirumir launches the Call for Papers for “The Small Scale LNG Use, Euro-Mediterranean Conference & Expo”, scheduled for May 15th and 16th 2019 in Naples. The new direct uses of LNG in land, maritime, rail and aerospace transport as well as in the distribution network industries far from gas pipelines has led to the emergence […]

20 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Six companies interested in LNG deposit in the Port of Augusta

Six companies interested in LNG deposit in the Port of Augusta

The market survey launched at the end of 2018 by the Portual Authority (AdSP) of the Eastern Sicilian Sea to identify individuals potentially interested in creating and operating a coastal LNG deposit in the port of Augusta ended positively (read article HERE). The AdSP has announced that within the scheduled time six expressions of interest […]

20 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Port of Augusta’s interest for a LNG deposit

Port of Augusta’s interest for a LNG deposit

The Eastern Sicilian Sea Port Authority (AdSP), which oversees the Italian Ports of Augusta and Catania under the leadership of the President Andrea Annunziata, in the last weeks of 2018 launched a market survey aimed at identifying subjects potentially interested in construction and management  of an LNG coastal facility in the Port of Augusta. The […]

11 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Hurtigruten and Rolls-Royce team up to supply  LNG-engines to cruise vessels

Hurtigruten and Rolls-Royce team up to supply LNG-engines to cruise vessels

  In recent weeks, Norwegian expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten has signed a Letter of Intent with Rolls-Royce for a major environmental upgrade programme to hybrid power. The deal comprises the supply of equipment to six existing passenger cruise vessels, with an option for a further three. The ships will completely change their power system with […]

18 May 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

EUROPE’S FIRST LNG DREDGER CONVERSION GET UNDERWAY AT DAMEN SHIPREPAIR

EUROPE’S FIRST LNG DREDGER CONVERSION GET UNDERWAY AT DAMEN SHIPREPAIR

Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque started work on converting the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric propulsion to dual-fuel capability combining MGO and LNG.    The first steel cutting ceremony for the prefabrication of a new section of the hull that will hold the new generators and other equipment was held at the yard, in […]

15 May 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

K Line, NYK Line and Partners Set Up LNG Bunkering Business

K Line, NYK Line and Partners Set Up LNG Bunkering Business

Japanese shipping companies K Line and NYK Line have teamed up with Chubu Electric Power and Toyota Tsusho on establishing LNG bunkering business in Japan. To that end, the quartet has launched two joint ventures on May 10, Central LNG Marine Fuel Japan Corporation and Central LNG Shipping Japan Corporation, which will run a LNG […]

14 May 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

TT-Line Company Tasmania and FSG for two LNG ferries

TT-Line Company Tasmania and FSG for two LNG ferries

TT-Line Company Tasmania and Germany’s Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) have signed a contract for the design and construction of two new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered passenger ferries. The deal for the Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) ships follows a letter of intent signed by the two companies in January this year. The order is worth about 438 million euros […]

8 May 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Finland’s Containerships sees LNG-fuelled future

Finland’s Containerships sees LNG-fuelled future

Finnish shipping company Containerships is pushing forward with its plans to boost the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel for ships and trucks in order to reduce emissions and meet tightening IMO regulations, investing up to 200 million euros ($239.5m) in LNG technology over the next five years, the largest singular investment in […]

3 May 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Published a project for an LNG floating deposit in the port of Naples

Published a project for an LNG floating deposit in the port of Naples

The Central Tyrrhenian Sea Port Authority (Naples, Salerno and Castellammare di Stabia) published on its website www.porto.napoli.it the expression of interest for the construction in the port of Napoli of an LNG storage facility. The initiative, which was announced by Pietro Spirito (The Port Authority President) during 4th ConferenzaGNL held in Naples last May, includes […]

31 Jan 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Port of Amsterdam and Titan LNG sign long-term Rental Agreement

Port of Amsterdam and Titan LNG sign long-term Rental Agreement

Port of Amsterdam and Titan LNG have signed a long-term contract for the “home” location of Titan’s bunkering pontoon: the FlexFueler001. This pontoon will be the first of its kind in Europe providing easy, affordable and safe LNG bunkering services of this cleaner marine fuel. The FlexFueler, which  will be ready for bunkering in 2018, […]

27 Jan 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Jost Group’s order for 500 IVECO LNG-fueled trucks

Jost Group’s order for 500 IVECO LNG-fueled trucks

Iveco said it has secured the largest deal for its Stralis NP vehicles with the logistics company Jost Group ordered 500 trucks running on liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel. The first 150 vehicles will enter into operation during 2018, with the full fleet to be in service by 2020, according to CNH Industrial, Iveco’s parent […]

23 Oct 2017 - ConferenzaGNL

The first LNG coastal depot in the Mediterranean is next to be launched

The first LNG coastal depot in the Mediterranean is next to be launched

It is next to be launched in the port of Santa Giusta – Oristano, Sardinia, the first LNG coastal depot of the Mediterranean. This initiative comes after an articulated industrial, administrative and corporate process. Following the authorization from the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport of January 2017, the area […]

18 Oct 2017 - ConferenzaGNL

Cryonorm to build two LNG fueling stations for Liqvis

Cryonorm to build two LNG fueling stations for Liqvis

Cryonorm Systems booked an order from Liqvis Germany, a Uniper company, to install two public LNG fueling stations in Germany. The order consists public LNG fueling stations, with Cryonorm contracted to engineer, produce and install the two stations on a turnkey basis, the company noted in a statement. Each station is provided with dual dispensers […]

2 Oct 2017 - ConferenzaGNL

Gazprom Refuels Russian Railways Locomotives with LNG

Gazprom Refuels Russian Railways Locomotives with LNG

Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo, Gazprom’s distributor of natural gas for transportation, is fueling Russian Railways locomotives with liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the Egorshino station in the Sverdlovsk Region. There are currently three gas-powered vehicles in operation within the Egorshino – Serov-Sortirovochny section of Sverdlovsk Railway: a reciprocating gas engine switcher and two main-line gas turbine locomotives. Egorshino station now has […]

28 Sep 2017 - ConferenzaGNL