Carnival to build second LNG-powered Excel-class ship

Carnival to build second LNG-powered Excel-class ship

Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of its founding, Carnival Cruise Line will build a new LNG-powered Excel-class ship that will join the Carnival fleet in 2022.

22 Sep 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Nordic countries started to use BioLNG as a marine fuel

Nordic countries started to use BioLNG as a marine fuel

The Finnish company Gasum, active in the production and distribution of natural gas, the shipping company ESL Shipping and the Swedish steel producer SSAB have started tests for the use of bio-LNG as a marine fuel.

3 Sep 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Dutch Rolande opens its first LNG station in Germany

Dutch Rolande opens its first LNG station in Germany

Rolande, market leader in the Netherlands in the construction of infrastructure for the production of liquefied natural gas and bio-LNG for trucks, has recently entered the German LNG market with the opening of its first LNG filling station in the city of Ulm.

1 Sep 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Bureaucracy

Bureaucracy

After years of announced availability on the official sites, in early May in Marseille there was the first supply of LNG direct from tank ship to user ship (READ MORE here). Everything went smoothly under the grim control of a team of maritime firefighters and officials of the harbor master.

18 May 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

First LOTOS LNG station in Poland, seventh in the country

First LOTOS LNG station in Poland, seventh in the country

In Poland, the LOTOS oil group has promoted an agreement between the distribution company LOTOS Paliwa and the company Remontowa LNG Systems Sp. for the design and construction of a pilot LNG refueling station in Gdansk-Osowa, which will be the first station of such type of the LOTOS Group in the country.

6 May 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Abstract del I Workshop 2013-2014

Abstract del I Workshop 2013-2014

Download the abstracts from the first Workshop

29 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Ancona, 16 luglio 2014 | GNL a chilometro zero

Ancona, 16 luglio 2014 | GNL a chilometro zero

GNL a chilometro zero. Tecnologie della criogenia, mini e micro liquefazione applicate a metano e biometano Le tecnologie della criogenia sono diffuse ed applicate da tempo in molti settori e la loro maturità ha consentito di sviluppare soluzioni competitive per il trasporto e lo stoccaggio dei cosiddetti gas industriali o tecnici. Queste tecnologie stanno trovando oggi […]

29 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Genova, 27 ottobre 2014 | La cantieristica navale italiana alla prova del GNL

Genova, 27 ottobre 2014 | La cantieristica navale italiana alla prova del GNL

La cantieristica navale italiana alla prova del GNLProspettive, opportunità e iniziative in corso Il workshop organizzato da ConferenzaGNL in collaborazione con l’Autorità Portuale di Genova, svoltosi il 27 ottobre 2014, ha voluto fare il punto sulle prospettive di domanda e offerta  mondiali, europee e mediterranee che potrebbero interessare l’industria cantieristica nazionale mettendo a confronto i principali attori della […]

29 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Augusta, 13 maggio 2016 | Italia hub del gas naturale, opportunità GNL per il Mediterraneo

Augusta, 13 maggio 2016 | Italia hub del gas naturale, opportunità GNL per il Mediterraneo

Download the report from Italia hub del gas naturale, opportunità GNL per il Mediterraneo, Augusta 2016

29 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Cagliari, 12/13 Aprile 2018 | Sardegna leader del GNL nel Mediterraneo

Cagliari, 12/13 Aprile 2018 | Sardegna leader del GNL nel Mediterraneo

Download the report from the 4th Isola dell’energia: Sardegna leader del GNL nel Mediterraneo, 2018

29 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

The growth of LNG car carriers continues: two new ships for Hyundai

The growth of LNG car carriers continues: two new ships for Hyundai

Following recent orders for LNG car carriers, the Korean Register (KR) classification company recently announced that it has granted approval in principle (AIP) for the suitability of two ships with LNG propulsion (dual fuel) used for the transport of vehicles developed by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).

2 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

First full-scale test of the combustion chamber of AVIO M10 LNG – LOx

First full-scale test of the combustion chamber of AVIO M10 LNG – LOx

n the United States on last March, the first test of the combustion chamber of the cryogenic M10 liquid oxygen and methane engine for the third stage of the future Italian Vega E launcher was held at the historic NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville (Alabama).

31 Mar 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

New MAN LNG engines for TT-Line and Tallink ferries

New MAN LNG engines for TT-Line and Tallink ferries

After a first order concluded at the beginning of the year of the new MAN 51/60DF engines for a LNG RoPax ferry from the Jiangsu Jingling shipyard for the German TT-Line (Volkswagen group), MAN Energy Solutions has been awarded another order from the shipyard Finnish Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) for a similar supply in favor of Estonian Tallink Grupp.

23 Mar 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Balearia LNG close to completion. 72 million euro for retrofitting

Balearia LNG close to completion. 72 million euro for retrofitting

The Spanish shipping company Baleària’s LNG conversion strategy continues rapidly, based on the transformation of six of its ferries and the construction of three new ones, two of which are already sailing, built at the Italian shipyard Visentini and a third super fast catamaran ferry under construction at the Spanish shipyard Armon Gijón. The programme, […]

17 Mar 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG public transport in India on the rise

LNG public transport in India on the rise

After several years of experimentation with a first LNG powered bus put on the road in Thiruvanthapuram, capital of the Indian state of Kerala, Tata Motors, India’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, delivered 4 new LNG powered buses that started the service. Two of the new models, named Starbus LNG AC at 36, were assigned to […]

13 Mar 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Small scale LNG in the Moroccan desert

Small scale LNG in the Moroccan desert

The Moroccan company Sound Energy, specialized in the exploration and production of natural gas, claimed to have shifted its attention to the production of small-scale production in the TE-5 Horst field, as part of the Tendrara production concession in the desert north-east of the country, near the border with Algeria. As reported by LNG World […]

11 Mar 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

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

First Russian LNG-powered river ship

First Russian LNG-powered river ship

On February 27th at the JSC Zelenodolsk river yard – located in the center of Russia on the Volga River and belonging to the Ak Bars Shipbuilding Corporation JSC – the “keel laying” ceremony of a river cruise ship was held, which will be the first of the of its kind to be powered by […]

3 Mar 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG Bunkering operations to ships tripled in 2019 in Spain

LNG Bunkering operations to ships tripled in 2019 in Spain

195 operations were carried out in 2019, in which 81,704 m3 of LNG was supplied. This is a very significant increase compared to the 60 operations carried out in 2018, when 4,504 m3 of LNG were supplied. This growing trend continues in January 2020, with 35 operations carried out, in which 12,055 m3 was supplied. […]

24 Feb 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Nauticor (Linde) with shipyard Fassmer on LNG-fuelled newbuilds

Nauticor (Linde) with shipyard Fassmer on LNG-fuelled newbuilds

The LNG distributor for ships Nauticor GmbH & Co. KG in Hamburg, belonging to the Linde group, and the Fr Fassmer shipyard (belonging to the Swiss group of the same name in Bern) have signed a collaboration agreement for the construction and conversion of ships powered by LNG. The first project carried out under the […]

24 Feb 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Liqvis (Uniper group) and Echo (Esso network) for LNG stations in Germany

Liqvis (Uniper group) and Echo (Esso network) for LNG stations in Germany

In Germany, the companies Liqvis GmbH ( a subsidiary of the Uniper group founded in 2015) and Echo Tankstellen GmbH (operator of the Esso brand station network) have formed an alliance -subject to approval by the regulatory authorities – to promote the construction of new liquefied natural gas (LNG) refueling stations in the Federal Republic […]

22 Feb 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Costa Toscana GNL taking shape

Costa Toscana GNL taking shape

At the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland, the assembly of the hull of the Costa Toscana, Costa Crociere’s second ship powered by liquefied natural gas, has started in these days. Cruises can already be booked, but at the moment there are no stops in Tuscan ports. After Costa Smeralda, which entered into service on 21 […]

20 Feb 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Edison: LNG deposit in Brindisi a hinge between Ravenna and Oristano

Edison: LNG deposit in Brindisi a hinge between Ravenna and Oristano

Following last year’s announcement, Edison has submitted to the Ministry of Economic Development the project for the coastal LNG storage facility in the port of Brindisi., as stated by Staffetta Quotidiana. A first Conference of Services will take place on March 8. In its preliminary technical report, the company explains its overall strategy for coastal […]

18 Feb 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Ikea awards LC3 for the use of LNG in transport

Ikea awards LC3 for the use of LNG in transport

The Umbrian transport and logistics company LC3 is the first trucking company in the world to receive the title “Iway Well Developed Supplier Unit (IWDSU)“, awarded by Ikea to partners who stand out for their commitment to ethics, safety and the environment. With this award, the Swedish furniture giant has confirmed its desire to strengthen […]

18 Feb 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

The LNG at Nicoli’s driver training school

The LNG at Nicoli’s driver training school

Nicoli Trasporti Spedizioni, a company based in Albino (Bergamo), has set up a training course for young truck drivers that includes knowledge of LNG and experience on vehicles powered by this fuel. The training course is the first phase of a staff search reserved for young people aged 21 to 29 in Friuli. The company, […]

16 Feb 2020 - ConferenzaGNL