+5000% increase for LNG in international shipping by 2040, IEA predicts

+5000% increase for LNG in international shipping by 2040, IEA predicts

The use of LNG as a bunker fuel is expected to grow sharply in the coming years, the IEA said in its World Energy Outlook 2019. The use of LNG in international shipping is expected to reach 50 bn m³/yr of equivalent pipeline gas (39 mn t/yr of LNG) by 2040 from less than 1 […]

25 Nov 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Rosetti Marino to build an innovative LNG bunkering unit for Panfido

Rosetti Marino to build an innovative LNG bunkering unit for Panfido

The Venetian towage company Rimorchiatori Riuniti Panfido has recently ordered to the Ravenna shipyard Rosetti Marino an innovative combined bunkering system, called SBBT (Semi-Ballastabie Barge Transporter), consisting of two units: a Power Unit of almost 7.000 hp, and one Cargo Unit used for the supply of LNG or Marine Diesel Oil (MDO) to ships. According […]

25 Nov 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Kuwait Petroleum Italia (Q8) and Confagricoltura promote bio-LNG

Kuwait Petroleum Italia (Q8) and Confagricoltura promote bio-LNG

Kuwait Petroleum Italia (Q8) and Confagricoltura have signed an agreement to optimize the biomethane production chain, with a focus at the bioLNG (liquid biomethane), as renewable energy sources originated from agricultural biomass. The deal has been signed on 6 November by the CEO of Q8, Giuseppe Zappalà, and the vice-president of Confagricoltura, Matteo Lasagna, during […]

14 Nov 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Argentina’s Government launches Heavy Duty Gas Mobility promotion

Argentina’s Government launches Heavy Duty Gas Mobility promotion

Argentina’s government published today, July 1, decree number 440/2019 by which it establishes an import duty reduction for 1000 natural gas powered buses and trucks, and 200 additional gas-powered heavy duty engines. This decree, together with regulation NAG 451 published last January, is intended to enable the replacement of diesel fuel by natural gas in […]

18 Oct 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Snam in the share capital of OLT (Offshore LNG Toscana)

Snam in the share capital of OLT (Offshore LNG Toscana)

Snam and the Iren Group (multi-utility of Turin, Genoa, Reggio Emilia, Parma and Piacenza) have reached an agreement for the sale to Snam of 49.07% of the share capital of OLT, the company that has built and manages the offshore regasification terminal (FSRU – Floating Storage and Regasification Unit) located about 22 km off the […]

26 Sep 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

JGC awarded FEED Contract for the LNG Plant for Maritime Fuel in Oman

JGC awarded FEED Contract for the LNG Plant for Maritime Fuel in Oman

Yokohama, Japan – JGC Corporation (hereinafter referred to as “JGC”) announced that it has been awarded a Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract under a triple FEED competition scheme for the LNG Plant for Marine Fuel that TOTAL E&P OMAN DEVELOPMENT B.V., a 100% subsidiary of the French company Total S.A., is planning in […]

26 Aug 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Wärtsilä’s engines for China’s first LNG-fuelled PSV fleet

Wärtsilä’s engines for China’s first LNG-fuelled PSV fleet

The technology group Wärtsilä has won the contract to supply 40 generating sets for 12 new LNG fuelled platform supply vessels (PSV), the first such vessels to be built for a Chinese owner. The ships are being built for China Oilfield Services Co Ltd (COSL) at the Wuchang Shipbuilding Heavy Industry yard and the Liaonan […]

17 May 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Furetank Rederi Orders a new LNG fuelled Tanker

Furetank Rederi Orders a new LNG fuelled Tanker

The Swedish shipping company Furetank Rederi AB has signed a contract for the construction of  a new double fuel tanker (LNG / Fuel Oil) with the Chinese shipyard Avic Dingheng Shipbuilding, which is scheduled for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2020. In addition, the agreement includes an option for an additional LNG dual fuel […]

4 Apr 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Five more LNG containerships for CMA CGM Group

Five more LNG containerships for CMA CGM Group

The French shipping company CMA CGM has ordered new five LNG-powered containerships to a Chinese shipyard of the China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC). The agreement, signed in France by Rodolphe Saadé, President and CEO of CMA CGM, and Lei Fanpei, President of CSSC Group, on the occasion of the meeting between the President of the […]

1 Apr 2019 - ConferenzaGNL