4,510 LNG trucks sold in Europe in 2019

4,510 LNG trucks sold in Europe in 2019

European statistics (EU + EFTA countries) relating to liquefied natural gas (LNG) recently published by the Natural & bio Gas Vehicle Association (NGVA Europe), highlighted a strong momentum in 2019 for the sales of LNG-powered heavy transport vehicles. LNG heavy trucks, in fact, recorded a strong increase of registrations, with 4,510 new units sold, tripling […]

3 Mar 2020 - 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

Ham Group opens two LNG station in Valencia and Murcia, SPAIN

Ham Group opens two LNG station in Valencia and Murcia, SPAIN

The Spanish HAM Group, has inaugurated two new LNG service stations in Spain. The new station of the Valencian Community is located on Calle Cid, Massalfassar, next to the headquarters of the road freight operator Delgo, which has invested in a LNG trucks fleet. This is a geographically strategic position, considering the presence of the […]

11 Nov 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

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

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

Costa Smeralda LNG-powered Cruise Ship into service from next 3 November

Costa Smeralda LNG-powered Cruise Ship into service from next 3 November

Costa Crociere (Carnival Corp. Group) starts bookings for the first trips of its new flagship cruise ship, Costa Smeralda, which will be the first cruise ship in the Mediterranean fueled entirely with liquefied natural gas. Costa Smeralda has a capacity of about 3,300 cubic meters of LNG, which will be supplied by Shell on the […]

22 Feb 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

46 LNG urban and interurban buses for the public transport company Tper

46 LNG urban and interurban buses for the public transport company Tper

On 22 January 2019, the Board of Directors of the public transport company Tper SpA (Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia-Romagna) decided to award two important tenders for a total of forty-six new liquid methane (LNG) buses. The auction concerned two distinct tender lots: the first, relating to fifteen vehicles, was awarded to Scania, while the second, concerning […]

31 Jan 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Fourteen Volvo LNG trucks for the Dutch St van den Brink fleet

Fourteen Volvo LNG trucks for the Dutch St van den Brink fleet

Recently, the Dutch transport company St van den Brink has received fourteen LNG-fuelled long-haulers through the Volvo Trucks Netherlands dealer Harbers. The order consist s of Volvo 12 FM LNG 4×2 trucks and two Volvo FH LNG 4×2 trucks. According to Alex van den Brink, owner of the Dutch transport company, there have been several […]

30 Jan 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Three LNG Volvo trucks for French Transports Bonnand

Three LNG Volvo trucks for French Transports Bonnand

The French company Trasports Bonnand has recently announced the order of three Volvo Trucks  powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), which will be delivered in the next March 2019. The company plans to use the first Volvo FH LNG tractor on its commercial transport routes in the Rhône-Alpes / Paris region, with an average course […]

17 Jan 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

HAM opens the first LNG station in Extremadura

HAM opens the first LNG station in Extremadura

HAM has opened the first gas (LNG and CNG) station in the Autonomous Community of Extremadura, located in Merida, at exit 341 of the A-5 or Southwest motorway, also known as the Extremadura highway, one of the six radial highways that can be found in Spain. This new service station has a great strategic importance […]

24 Dec 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Five IVECO Stralis NP (LNG) for Kiloutou France fleet

Five IVECO Stralis NP (LNG) for Kiloutou France fleet

In order to meet the growing demand of its customers and pursue the commitments made with its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the French construction, maintenance and services company Kiloutou has recently acquired five new IVECO Stralis NP 460-horsepower trucks, powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), which equipped with double tanks allow a long range of […]

22 Dec 2018 - 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

Third Avia/Primagaz LNG distributor near Lyon

Third Avia/Primagaz LNG distributor near Lyon

In France, Avia and Primagaz have inaugurated a new LNG refueling station at Simandres, in the bounds of Lyon, located on the D907 road at the junction of the N7 national road and the French A7 and A46 motorways. The new opening follows the installations of two LNG distributors completed in the last few months […]

19 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

Gazprom start building LNG station on Moscow-St. Petersburg highway

Gazprom start building LNG station on Moscow-St. Petersburg highway

A ceremony marking the construction start of the first cryogenic filling station of Gazprom on the new Moscow – St. Petersburg highway (M11) took place on September 30, 2018 near Okulovka, Novgorod Region. The event was attended by Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Vyacheslav Petushenko, First Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Russian Highways State Company (Avtodor), Veronika Minina, First Deputy […]

11 Oct 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Inauguration in two stages of the first Sardinian GNL distributor

Inauguration in two stages of the first Sardinian GNL distributor

Last 19 September the first distribution plant for traditional fuels and CNG – GNL was inaugurated in Villacidro (Sardinia). The initiative is part of the Isa Group (“Nonna Isa” trademark), which already has its own service station with only traditional fuels and electric charging in Sassari. A two-stage inauguration because LNG is not yet available […]

21 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

In Gate (Rotterdam) record on LNG for trucks

In Gate (Rotterdam) record on LNG for trucks

ICIS, the specialized information agency on energy, has recently published an in-depth analysis of LNG loading for trucks at the GATE (Gas Access To Europe) plant in Rotterdam. The plant, managed by Gasunie and Koninklijke Vopak N.V. is equipped to supply both tankers and trucks and bunkers and soon became the main LNG terminal in […]

18 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Gasum Plan for 50 LNG stations in Finland, Sweden and Norway

Gasum Plan for 50 LNG stations in Finland, Sweden and Norway

Gasum, the Finnish company specialized in LNG, has announced an investment plan starting from 2020 to bring the number of service stations for heavy vehicles in Finland, Sweden and Norway from the current four to 50. The new refueling stations will be positioned in the main road transport nodes and the use of liquefied biogas […]

17 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

The first long-distance LNG bus in the world is from Scania

The first long-distance LNG bus in the world is from Scania

The Swedish company Scania, manufacturer of industrial vehicles (lorries, road tractors, buses and engines) owned for 45.66% by the Volkswagen group, for 13% by MAN and for the rest distributed among various shareholders, set up, first in the world, a long-distance LNG bus. The bus will be presented at the next IAA in Hannover, the […]

14 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Italy: LNG and bioLNG key points at next Metanauto2018

Italy: LNG and bioLNG key points at next Metanauto2018

LNG and biomethane/bioLNG, the big news of the last years in the gas transport sector, will be at the center of the next edition of Metanauto, the historic event of Federmetano, the federation of methane distributors for motor vehicles, which celebrates 70 years of activity . The event will take place on 13 and 14 […]

7 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Lidl project for LNG in Switzerland

Lidl project for LNG in Switzerland

Krummen Kerzers AG and  Lidl Switzerland are taking steps to forbid diesel combustion engines in Swiss logistics by introducing LNG vehicles in Switzerland. The companies will finance and operate the necessary infrastructures. LNG vehicles emit 10-15% less CO2, 35% less nitrogen oxides, 50% less noise and 95% less particulate matter compared to diesel ones. There is […]

3 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

NGVA-EBA: 280,000 LNG trucks in Europe at 2030

NGVA-EBA: 280,000 LNG trucks in Europe at 2030

Natural & Bio Gas Vehicle Association (NGVA Europe) and the European Biogas Association (EBA) published the roadmap to 2030 document analysis on the prospects for gas mobility in the coming years in Europe. The document focuses on the substitution of fuels derived from petroleum with compressed and liquid gas, considering the significant contribution that can […]

31 Aug 2018 - ConferenzaGNL