Sustainable transport, incentives for LNG heavy transport

Sustainable transport, incentives for LNG heavy transport

20,000 euros of subsidies for LNG vehicles purchase, among the new measures launched by the government. Heavy LNG transport are included among the beneficiaries of the three decrees published in the Official Journal No. 250 of 24 October 2019, which allocate, among other measures, 9.5 million for the purchase of alternative traction vehicles. According to […]

4 Nov 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Europe needs methane, heavy goods vehicles need LNG

Europe needs methane, heavy goods vehicles need LNG

by Diego Gavagnin Europe has set itself the very ambitious goal of decarbonisation (no more carbon emissions, therefore no burning of coal, oil and methane) by 2050: only 30 years to go, the so called energy transition. The objective is to reduce or eliminate the risk of human-induced climate change. Obviously it’s not so much […]

30 Oct 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

IVECO Stralis LNG truck achieves record-breaking distance of 1,728km

IVECO Stralis LNG truck achieves record-breaking distance of 1,728km

An IVECO Stralis NP (Natural Power) 460hp truck from the UK has completed what is believed to be the longest ever journey by road on a single fill of Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) to demonstrate the suitability of natural gas-powered vehicles for domestic and European road transport. The Stralis NP set off from London and, […]

29 Oct 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

EU grant to retrofit five Baleària ferries to LNG

EU grant to retrofit five Baleària ferries to LNG

The Spanish ferry operator Baleària obtained an economic support of about 11.8 million euros from the European Union for the planned conversion to liquefied natural gas (LNG) of five of its ferries. The European Union has declared the company’s project as “excellent” and will grant up to a maximum contribution of 11.797 million euros, compared […]

16 Oct 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Scania provides Argentina’s first-ever six LNG trucks to Transportes Andreu

Scania provides Argentina’s first-ever six LNG trucks to Transportes Andreu

Argentina has just reached a milestone on the road to sustainable transport with the introduction of the country’s first-ever liquid natural gas-powered truck, since in mid-September, Scania Argentina delivered a fleet of six LNG trucks to Transportes Andreu, a haulier from Mendoza, in a ceremony in Buenos Aires that was attended by officials from ENARGAS, […]

13 Oct 2018 - ConferenzaGNL