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

Anthony Veder acquisition confirms LNG fuelled carriers market increasing

Anthony Veder acquisition confirms LNG fuelled carriers market increasing

Dutch Shipowner Anthony Veder expands its fleets and acquires two more 10.000 bcm vesseles. The two carriers are designed to carry LNG and other petrochemical products including ethylene .  The Dutch shipping company counts now on a 33 vessels fleet, of which eight can carry out operations in the small scale LNG sector. In a […]

9 Apr 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Titan LNG to Supply LNG for two Rederij Doeksen newbuild ferries

Titan LNG to Supply LNG for two Rederij Doeksen newbuild ferries

Dutch ferry company Rederij Doeksen and LNG supplier Titan LNG have signed a long-term agreement for the supply of LNG as a shipping fuel to newbuild ferries that will only use LNG for propulsion. Both ferries, Willem de Vlamingh and Willem Barentsz, will operate on the route to the Dutch islands of Vlieland and Terschelling […]

8 Apr 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

LNG stations: Q8 in Bergamo, Tamoil-Snam agreement, Eni’s commitment

LNG stations: Q8 in Bergamo, Tamoil-Snam agreement, Eni’s commitment

A new LNG distributor at Q8’s multi-fuel plant has been recently inaugurated, on March 18 2019, in Bergamo in Via Circonvallazione delle Valli. In addition to the liquid methane for heavy vehicles (LNG) there is also a compressed methane gas dispenser (L-CNG). With this plant, the development of the Italian network of methane stations goes […]

21 Mar 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

20 Volvo FH LNG trucks for German carrier REAX Transporte GmbH

20 Volvo FH LNG trucks for German carrier REAX Transporte GmbH

In Germany, the company REAX Transporte GmbH received its first seven Volvo trucks powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), alongside a total order of 20 Volvo FH LNG tractors. With this important order, REAX is the first customer in Germany to launch Volvo LNG technology on a large scale. Since its establishment, REAX Transporte has […]

20 Mar 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Second LNG-ready containership christened at Philly Shipyard in U.S. by Matson

Second LNG-ready containership christened at Philly Shipyard in U.S. by Matson

With a ceremony at Philly Shipyard on Saturday March 9,  the US ocean transport and logistics services provider Matson has christened the second of two Aloha Class LNG-ready containerships;  the new vessel, named Kaimana Hila, is the sister ship to Daniel K. Inouye which was christened in June and went into service in November 2018. Both […]

18 Mar 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

World’s First Mega-Container Vessel Retrofit to LNG

World’s First Mega-Container Vessel Retrofit to LNG

MAN Energy Solutions has signed a contract for the conversion to LNG (dual fuel) of a 15,000 TEU container ship owned by Hapag-Lloyd, one of the major shipping companies in the world. The retrofit of the MV SAJIR mega container, which was built in 2015 and habitually navigates the route between Asia and Northern Europe […]

11 Mar 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

IVECO delivers Hungary’s first LNG trucks

IVECO delivers Hungary’s first LNG trucks

The Hungarian branch of the German transport and logistics Group Duvenbeck, acquired four IVECO LNG powered trucks in January, the first of their kind to be purchased in Hungary and in the entire Duvenbeck group fleet. After conducting tests with several manufacturers, the Hungarian transporter opted for the Iveco Stralis NP 460 trailers equipped with […]

21 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Kooiman to build 2nd LNG bunkering pontoon for Titan LNG and Fluxys

Kooiman to build 2nd LNG bunkering pontoon for Titan LNG and Fluxys

The Dutch Shipyard Kooiman will build a second LNG bunkering pontoon, the FlexFueler 002, for Belgium’s Fluxys and Titan LNG.  The pontoon, that will be 76,40 meters long and 11,45 wide, will be equipped with four vacuum insulated type C cargo tanks capable of transporting up to 370 cubic meters of LNG. The pontoon is […]

14 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Hapag-Lloyd first in world to convert large container ship to LNG

Hapag-Lloyd first in world to convert large container ship to LNG

Recently the maritime company Hapag Lloyd of Hamburg has signed with the Chinese company Hudong ZHONGHUA Shipbuilding (Group) Co Ltd. a contract to convert its maxi container ship “Sajir” of 15.000 TEU (conventional unit that is equivalent to a container of 20 feet) to LNG. The conversion will be carried out in the Shanghai-based shipyard […]

12 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Nordlaks orders second LNG-fueled wellboat

Nordlaks orders second LNG-fueled wellboat

In last December, Norwegian aquaculture group Nordlaks has ordered a second live fish carrier equipped with liquefied natural gas (LNG) and battery hybrid propulsion at the Turkish Tersan shipyard, whose delivery is scheduled for 2021. The new unit will be identical to the former dual-fuel ordered ship, based on a project developed by the Norwegian NSK Ship […]

5 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Kvarken Link and Rauma Marine Constructions for a new LNG fuelled Ferry

Kvarken Link and Rauma Marine Constructions for a new LNG fuelled Ferry

Finnish shipbuilding company Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) and Kvarken Link shipping company have announced a Letter of Intent concerning the construction of a new environmentally friendly Ro-Pax ferry. The propulsion system will be hybrid system with a combination of a dual fuel (LNG/Biogas and diesel/SCR) and batteries, with liquefied natural gas (LNG) being the main […]

21 Jan 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Uniper-Titan deal to promote LNG as a fuel in Germany

Uniper-Titan deal to promote LNG as a fuel in Germany

Uniper SE and the Dutch Titan LNG signed a Memorandum of Understanding to accelerate the growth of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) as a fuel in the downstream markets for industry, road fuel and shipping fuel in Germany. The two companies are planning to develop a user-friendly technical interface and commercial products for small-scale LNG players […]

18 Jan 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

CDP, Fincantieri and Snam to innovate maritime transport and port facilities in Italy

CDP, Fincantieri and Snam to innovate maritime transport and port facilities in Italy

Cassa depositi e prestiti (CDP), Fincantieri and Snam have signed a preliminary collaboration agreement aimed at identifying, defining and implementing medium-term strategic projects for the innovation and development of port facilities in Italy, as well as for the development of sustainable technologies applied to maritime transport, in line with the provisions of the National Integrated […]

15 Jan 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Sovcomflot orders three LNG-fuelled tankers from Zvezda shipyard

Sovcomflot orders three LNG-fuelled tankers from Zvezda shipyard

On 28 December 2018, Russian shipping company Sovcomflot (SCF Group), placed an order at Zvezda shipbuilding complex for construction of three new generation product carriers that use cleaner-burning LNG fuel as their primary fuel. Three MR-class vessels will have a deadweight (DWT) of 51,000 tonnes each. They will transport petroleum products and gas condensate and […]

11 Jan 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

TT-Line orders its first LNG-powered ferry

TT-Line orders its first LNG-powered ferry

In December 2018, the German ship-owner company TT-Line signed the order for a new liquefied natural gas ferry with the Chinese CSC Jinling Shipyard in Nanjing, Jiangsu, with the option to add a second vessel to the order. The concept design for the new dual fuel RoPax ferry (nikenamed Green Ships) has contributions from Denmark’s OSK-ShipTech and its sister […]

4 Jan 2019 - ConferenzaGNL