Supply risk in the Mediterranean and in Italy for LNG in transport

Supply risk in the Mediterranean and in Italy for LNG in transport

The lack of infrastructure for the direct supply of small scale LNG from large deposits in the Mediterranean puts the growth of the new industrial chain at risk. In the basin, the greatest risk concerns maritime transport, while in Italy land use is also at risk, with supplies being forced into the Ventimiglia corridor only […]

17 Jul 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

LNG as marine fuel: why it is a true revolution

LNG as marine fuel: why it is a true revolution

by Diego Gavagnin | ConferenzaGNL The development of shipping powered by liquid methane will be one of the main themes of the upcoming “The Small Scale LNG Use, Euro-Mediterranean Conference & Expo” (Napoli, 15-16 May 2019), with the the urgency to plan the necessary LNG supply structure for ships at the center of the debate. The […]

25 Apr 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Avenir LNG switches order for LNG carrier duo from Keppel to SOE shipyard

Avenir LNG switches order for LNG carrier duo from Keppel to SOE shipyard

Avenir LNG Ltd has announced the signing of contracts with Nantong CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering Co. Ltd. (SOE) for the construction of two 7,500 cbm LNG carriers, at its Nantong, China shipyard, with options to build two more. Delivery of the two LNG new buildings is scheduled for May and August 2021. The ships are […]

23 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

LNG in transport is boosting worldwide and in Italy is a 1.7 billion business

LNG in transport is boosting worldwide and in Italy is a 1.7 billion business

Next May in Naples will be held the 5th euro-mediterranean Conference on direct uses of LNG. 2019 is the year of maritime transportation thanks also to the arrival of the first LNG ships in the Mediterranean Sea. A whole new green future for LNG made from bio-methane and syn-methane is coming. Next 15th and 16th […]

5 Apr 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG trains will run in Italy with FS, SNAM and Hitachi Rail

LNG trains will run in Italy with FS, SNAM and Hitachi Rail

In a joint statement released on March 28, FS Italiane, Snam and Hitachi Rail announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at converting part of the current FS Italiane train fleet from diesel to methane ( liquid and compressed), as part of the promotion of sustainable mobility in public transport in Italy. […]

29 Mar 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Small scale LNG and shareholding change procedures started for OLT

Small scale LNG and shareholding change procedures started for OLT

The Ministry of Economic Development has received the authorization request for the upgrading works of the OLT regasification terminal, located 11 miles from Livorno with a capacity of 3.7 billion of natural gas, for the LNG tankers loading (LNG logistics in the Mediterranean will be discussed in depth in the next 5th International Conference on […]

28 Mar 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Aida Nova in Civitavecchia first full LNG port in the Mediterranean

Aida Nova in Civitavecchia first full LNG port in the Mediterranean

Contrary to what we wrote last February 22nd (read here), we apologize to all our readers, Costa Smeralda will not be the first LNG ship to operate in the Mediterranean, but it will be the Aida Nova (Aida Cruises group), by North American Carnival Group. Aida Nova will be based in Civitavecchia, having adhered to […]

25 Mar 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG supplies in crisis for strikes in France. Which solutions?

LNG supplies in crisis for strikes in France. Which solutions?

The small-scale LNG supplies interruption at the Fos Cavaou hub in Marseille, born as a trade unions protest actions linked to the phenomenon of “yellow vests” in France, is maybe at its end by this morning. The LNG supplies interruption lasted one week and has more than halved the supply of LNG for service stations and […]

12 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Italian Government boosts LNG for transport and confirms tax exemption

Italian Government boosts LNG for transport and confirms tax exemption

Two recent strategic government documents outline a policy on the development of small scale LNG: NECP – Integrated National Energy and Climate Plan The first is one is the proposal for the Integrated National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP), requested by the European Commission to all member countries. In 2019 all the Plans will be […]

6 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL