Small scale LNG for Hawaii with Clean Energy

Small scale LNG for Hawaii with Clean Energy

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the US leader in the distribution of small scale LNG, has announced an agreement to supply approximately 300,000 cubic meters of liquefied natural gas (78 million US gallons) to World Fuel Services, Inc., which specializes in refueling. maritime, for the supply of two new container ships of the Pasha Hawaii shipping group.

22 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Two LNG tankers for Fratelli Cosulich

Two LNG tankers for Fratelli Cosulich

The Fratelli Cosulich Group of Genoa has doubled in recent days the order for an LNG tanker, the twin of the one ordered last May, at the Chinese shipyard Nantong CIMC Sinopacific Offshore and Engineering.

21 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Gasum’s LNG and bioGNL for the Finnish Coast Guard

Gasum’s LNG and bioGNL for the Finnish Coast Guard

The energy company Gasum, active in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Germany, leader in the liquid methane sector, last August won the competitive tender organized by the Finnish government purchasing center for the supply of LNG and bioGNL to the Transport Agency and the Coast Guard for 2021-2022.

17 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

From diesel to LNG transport in India

From diesel to LNG transport in India

In August, Petronet LNG, the country’s largest importer of liquefied natural gas, controlled by the Indian state, announced a plan to build 1,000 LNG service stations over the next 4-5 years, with the aim of diversify its activities in the transport sector, today concentrated in the supply of power plants and city distribution networks.

14 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Edison’s testing activities at the DIG LNG storage facility in Ravenna get underway

Edison’s testing activities at the DIG LNG storage facility in Ravenna get underway

Edison has successfully started the first technical test of filling with liquefied natural gas (LNG) the Small Scale coastal depot in Ravenna, owned by Depositi Italiani GNL, DIG (51% Pir, 30% Edison, 19% Scale Gas).

13 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Bio-LNG soon in Veneto

Bio-LNG soon in Veneto

Last August IES BIOGAS, a company of the Snam group specialized in the design, construction, management and assistance of biogas and biomethane plants, built in Veneto a plant for the production of biomethane from livestock manure for the production of bio-LNG up to a total capacity of about 13,000 tons / year. This is the fourth plant in Italy after the two in Lombardy and one in Piedmont.

8 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Fincantieri’s Italian shipyards back to LNG

Fincantieri’s Italian shipyards back to LNG

After a five-year break, LNG ship processing is returning to Fincantieri’s Italian shipyards. In 2016, the company launched at the Castellamare di Stabia shipyard the first LNG-powered ferry built outside Scandinavia, destined for a Canadian shipowner. The commitment is now much greater, with the start of construction – the first sheet metal was cut on 3 September – of two cruise ships for Princess Cruises, a brand of Carnival Corporation.

7 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Here we are again (and LNG small scale never missing)

Here we are again (and LNG small scale never missing)

Just over a month to go before the traditional event promoted and organised by Mirumir to take stock at national and international level of developments in the direct use of LNG (Bologna, 6-8 October). We are approaching the ten-year anniversary of the first conference in April 2013, but some stocktaking will already be possible. At last we will be able to talk in person, touch the technological advances, exchange ideas and information, draw future prospects, without the aseptic filter of monitors.

2 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Already 22 Sardinian city networks, including new ones, run on LNG

Already 22 Sardinian city networks, including new ones, run on LNG

At the end of August, the company Medea Gas, Italgas operating company for the methanisation of the Sardinian city networks, communicated the trend of the activities, listing the municipalities already served by natural gas with small-scale deposits of LNG brought back from the liquid state to gas compressed via vaporizers.

1 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

The ports of Galveston and New Orleans to LNG

The ports of Galveston and New Orleans to LNG

The US ports of Galveston, Texas, and New Orleans, Louisiana, both of which overlook the Gulf of Mexico, have signed agreements with companies specialized in the logistics and supply of LNG for the maritime traffic of ships using this fuel.

31 Aug 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG depots in Sardinia: IVI Petrolifera passes the EIA

LNG depots in Sardinia: IVI Petrolifera passes the EIA

decree dated 12 August last, MITE positively concluded the Environmental Impact Assessment procedure for the coastal LNG storage facility in the port of Santa Giusta (Oristano) proposed by IVI Petrolifera. The last step for the realisation of the project is the authorisation by the same MITE, which has unified the environmental and industrial competences of the MISE.

30 Aug 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

First LNG by rail from Marseille to Milan

First LNG by rail from Marseille to Milan

For the first time, LNG was transported by rail with an isocontainer loaded at the LNG terminal in Fos Cavaou (Marseille) and delivered to a service station near Milan. LNG loads by train already arrive in Northern Italy but coming from the coast of Northern Europe, having to cover much greater distances.

22 Jul 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Russia in small-scale LNG

Russia in small-scale LNG

Although the coronavirus pandemic has negatively impacted the long-term prospects for the global LNG industry and the forecasts for the commissioning of LNG production capacities around the world have been revised downwards, Russian operators predict that the demand for LNG will continue to grow, including as a fuel for transport.

22 Jul 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Waste collection with self-produced bioLNG also for Contarina

Waste collection with self-produced bioLNG also for Contarina

Liquigas and Contarina, a public company for the management of waste in the 49 municipalities adhering to the Priula Basin Council, in the province of Treviso, have signed a project financing agreement aimed at the realization of a circular economy project, which involves the use of LNG and GNC, to feed Contarina’s urban waste collection fleet. In fact, the project envisages the use of biomethane produced by the treatment of the organic fraction at the Trevignano plant for the production of bioLNG.

22 Jul 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

NYK orders 12 new LNG ships for auto transport

NYK orders 12 new LNG ships for auto transport

Japan’s Nippon Yusen (NYK) has ordered 12 new LNG-powered auto cargo ships worth a total of 100 billion yen (752 million euros), the largest order of its kind ever placed in Japan.

21 Jul 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Wärtsilä and Biokraft together for BioLNG

Wärtsilä and Biokraft together for BioLNG

Wärtsilä, a Finnish company with headquarters in Helsinki, specialized in the manufacture of propulsion and power generation systems for marine use and power plants, has signed a contract for the supply of a biogas plant to the Norwegian company Biokraft, a subsidiary of the Scandinavian Biogas Group, that is a major player in the global biogas market.

21 Jul 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

100% BioLNG at the Brenner Pass with HAM Italia, APS Fuel and Gruber Logistics

100% BioLNG at the Brenner Pass with HAM Italia, APS Fuel and Gruber Logistics

At the end of June, on the Autobrennero at Autoporto Sadobre (Brenner customs border motorway station), the first plant for the distribution of bioLNG for road transport was started up, an initiative born from the collaboration between Gruber Logistics, APS Fuel (Autoporto Sadobre) and Ham Italia.

20 Jul 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

BioLNG by Lazzari & Lucchini with IES Biogas, Green Arrow and TotalEnergies

BioLNG by Lazzari & Lucchini with IES Biogas, Green Arrow and TotalEnergies

In Verolanuova, in the province of Brescia, last June the Lazzari & Zucchini Company started the “Bio Industry” plant built by IES Biogas for the production of bioGNL from the treatment of by-products of the agro-livestock chain. The Green Arrow Capital investment fund participated in the investment, the first financial institution to do so, while TotalEnergies contracted the purchase of the production.

19 Jul 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG-hybrid ferry under construction for Caronte

LNG-hybrid ferry under construction for Caronte

At the Sefine Shipyard in Yalova, Turkey, construction began on the LNG ferry “Aeolian” ordered last March by Caronte & Tourist Isole Minori (Caronte & Tourist shipowner group).

16 Jul 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

CH4 emissions, do not worry

CH4 emissions, do not worry

Avoiding methane emissions, whether leaks or authorized releases, is therefore now the priority of the entire natural gas sector. In the past this aspect has been handled only from the point of view of system security. For example, in the case of gas over pressures, dangerous for containers, whether gas pipelines or tanks, controlled releases have been authorized. It can no longer be done.

6 Jul 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

CMA CGM LNG fleet will reach the 44 units in 2024

CMA CGM LNG fleet will reach the 44 units in 2024

China Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) will shortly deliver to the French navigation company CMA CGM nine new LNG cargo ships, with capacity of 23.000 teu each. The ships, equipped with dual-fuel Wingd engines and with a tank of 18,600 cubic meters, are 400 meters long and 61 meters wide, and will serve the Europe-Asia route.

29 Jun 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG tankers for OMV Turkey

LNG tankers for OMV Turkey

OMV, the main Austrian energy operator, has recently replaced 10% of its tanker fleet in Turkey with those powered by liquid natural gas as part of its sustainable and environmentally friendly growth approach, which traditionally use Diesel. OMV Turkey supplies LNG to around 400 customers in regions of the country out of reach of the pipelines.

28 Jun 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Iveco and Plus for autonomous LNG-powered heavy road vehicles

Iveco and Plus for autonomous LNG-powered heavy road vehicles

IVECO, a brand of CNH Industrial NV and pioneer in the marketing and production of LNG-powered vehicles, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Plus, a leading company in the autonomous driving sector, to develop heavy vehicles that integrate the know-how of the two companies

22 Jun 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

How to cross the desert

How to cross the desert

The G7 which ended a few days ago confirmed the ambitious objectives that the democratic market economy countries have set for the containment of climate change by 2050. Trying to interpret the final statement and also the words of Prime Minister Draghi, the greatest attention is seems to have been given at the intermediate stage of 2030.

16 Jun 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

+36% global LNG fleet between 2019 and June 2021

+36% global LNG fleet between 2019 and June 2021

In the online meeting promoted by the University of Cagliari with the organizational support of the ConferenzaGNL last June 3, dedicated to the development of LNG as a fuel especially for maritime use but also for the methanisation of Sardinia, Corsica and evaluations on the Island of Elba, professor Giovanni Satta of the University of Cagliari has updated the data on the size of the fleet of LNG ships by 2027.

15 Jun 2021 - ConferenzaGNL