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

New LNG mobile station by HAM in Valencia

New LNG mobile station by HAM in Valencia

HAM GROUP has launched a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) mobile unit in the El Oliveral Industrial Estate, on Avenida Madrid, 26, in Riba-roja de Túria, in the Autonomous Community of Valencia. It is located next to the A-3, also known as Autovía del Este or Autovía de Valencia, natural union between Madrid and the Mediterranean […]

19 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

Third LNG vending point in Umbria (Foligno)

Third LNG vending point in Umbria (Foligno)

Last February 21, in Foligno, Italian municipality in the Province of Perugia, the third LNG distributor of the Umbria Region has finally started its operations.  Located in the Paciana Industrial Zone, in Antonio da Sangallo street, in addition to traditional fuels the new plant distributes both LNG and L-CNG. The plant, managed by Centro Metano […]

15 Mar 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG/L-CNG station proposal for the re-launch of the Pontebba Friulian Autopark

LNG/L-CNG station proposal for the re-launch of the Pontebba Friulian Autopark

The Bolzano-based company Auto-Plose Sadobre Srl presented a project proposal for the construction of a LNG and L-CNG filling station, in addition to traditional fuels (diesel and petrol), to re-launch the Friuli-based Pontebba Autopark (Udine). Opened in 1999, the autopark is located 27 kilometres from the Italian-Austrian border of Tarvisio-Coccau, opposite the Pontebba exit along […]

14 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

Endesa inaugurates its first LNG station in the Region of Murcia

Endesa inaugurates its first LNG station in the Region of Murcia

Endesa, the Spanish subsidiary of Enel, has recently inaugurated in Spain a new LNG refueling station in the Municipality of Molina de Segura, the first liquefied natural gas station in the Murcia region located inside the “Campillo Palmera” plant, one of the main Spanish transport and logistics companies which owns a fleet of over 500 own […]

8 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

The first CMA CGM container ship is into service (13 by 2020)

The first CMA CGM container ship is into service (13 by 2020)

The Finnish shipping company Containerships (CMA CGM Group) announced that its first LNG-powered container ship, M/S Containerships Nord, has successfully completed its first LNG supply in the port of Rotterdam on January 24, 2019, carried out by Shell from ship to ship via the Cardissa vessel bunker. Approximately 240 tonnes of LNG were supplied to […]

5 Mar 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

New LNG station in France of GNVERT (Engie Group)

New LNG station in France of GNVERT (Engie Group)

Last February 25th, the GNVERT company – subsidiary of ENGIE group – inaugurated in France a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) station, together with compressed gas (CNG) and compressed biomethane (BioCNG) station in Bourges, a town located in central France in the  Central-Loire Valley Region. Located near the A71 motorway, in the heart of the […]

4 Mar 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

100th LNG bunkering of Coralius vessel (Gasum) in Finland

100th LNG bunkering of Coralius vessel (Gasum) in Finland

The LNG bunker vessel Coralius, operating on behalf of Gasum (former Skangas) mainly  in the North Sea and the strait of Skagerrak area, celebrated a milestone at the end of February 2019, completing her 100th bunkering operation in just 18 months. Coralius delivers LNG through ship-to-ship bunkering at sea and in port. This has significantly […]

28 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Repsol bunkers two LNG Norwegian ferries in the Ports of Cartagena and Ferrol

Repsol bunkers two LNG Norwegian ferries in the Ports of Cartagena and Ferrol

During the current month, Spanish energy company Repsol has carried four LNG bunkering operations at the Ports of Cartagena and Ferrol supplying two new ferries of the Norwegian maritime company Torghatten Nord AS, directed to Norway from the builder Turkish Tersan Shipyard (Tuzla/Istanbul). The company said it supplied 215 cubic meters in the Mediterranean Port […]

27 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Port of Rotterdam: LNG bunkers growing in 2018

Port of Rotterdam: LNG bunkers growing in 2018

In the Port of Rotterdam, the sale of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as bunker fuel has increased considerably to 9,500 tonnes in 2018, from 1,500 in 2017. Although quantitatively still limited, the figure indicates an unexpected speed of penetration. The two operators Titan LNG and Shell have registered as LNG bunker specialists in the Port […]

26 Feb 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

Call for Papers 2019

Call for Papers 2019

Mirumir launches the Call for Papers for “The Small Scale LNG Use, Euro-Mediterranean Conference & Expo”, scheduled for May 15th and 16th 2019 in Naples. The new direct uses of LNG in land, maritime, rail and aerospace transport as well as in the distribution network industries far from gas pipelines has led to the emergence […]

20 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Six companies interested in LNG deposit in the Port of Augusta

Six companies interested in LNG deposit in the Port of Augusta

The market survey launched at the end of 2018 by the Portual Authority (AdSP) of the Eastern Sicilian Sea to identify individuals potentially interested in creating and operating a coastal LNG deposit in the port of Augusta ended positively (read article HERE). The AdSP has announced that within the scheduled time six expressions of interest […]

20 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

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

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

Port of Augusta’s interest for a LNG deposit

Port of Augusta’s interest for a LNG deposit

The Eastern Sicilian Sea Port Authority (AdSP), which oversees the Italian Ports of Augusta and Catania under the leadership of the President Andrea Annunziata, in the last weeks of 2018 launched a market survey aimed at identifying subjects potentially interested in construction and management  of an LNG coastal facility in the Port of Augusta. The […]

11 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

“Hypatia de Alexandria”, Balearia LNG-powered ferry, into service between Barcelona and Maiorca

“Hypatia de Alexandria”, Balearia LNG-powered ferry, into service between Barcelona and Maiorca

Hypatia de Alexandria,Baleària’s first ferry wholly powered by LNG, has recently started sailing regularly between Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca after its arrival  on 27 January at the port of Barcelona, ​​coming from the Visentini shipyard of Porto Viro, near Venice. The arrival of the ferry was greeted with a ceremony attended by the President […]

6 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL