IAPH guidelines for LNG-powered vessels during port calls

IAPH guidelines for LNG-powered vessels during port calls

The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has presented guidelines for the safe handling of LNG-powered vessels at port terminals. These guidelines not only describe the required procedures and operational actions; they also set out how to maintain safety during the ship-to-ship bunkering of LNG-powered vessels.

15 Oct 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

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

First the hen, then the egg, but how’s the bird?

First the hen, then the egg, but how’s the bird?

The metaphor of whether the egg or the chicken comes first, meaning whether the demand for a good or the infrastructure to supply it should come first for the development of a market, has been repeatedly used and perhaps abused in these first ten years of development of the direct use of LNG in Italy (and beyond).

15 Jun 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG small tanker ship: news in Japan and South Korea

LNG small tanker ship: news in Japan and South Korea

In Japan, the Sakaide Works shipyard of Kawasaki Heavy Industries launched the first LNG bunker vessel of the country; In South Korea it was held the steel cutting ceremony for the construction of an LNG bunker for coastal supplies, the first to be built exclusively with local South Korean technology.

26 May 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Innovative LNG cold ironing for floating data center in Singapore

Innovative LNG cold ironing for floating data center in Singapore

Keppel Data Centres Holding has signed separate agreements with the logistics group Toll Group (Japan Post Group) and Dutch Royal Vopak to study the feasibility of a project related to a floating data centre and an LNG-to-power infrastructure aimed at decarbonising its operations.

8 May 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

11 Scania LNG tractors for Ham Spain road tank

11 Scania LNG tractors for Ham Spain road tank

The Spanish HAM Group has acquired 11 new Scania R 410 tractors that will join its own fleet of Transportes HAM, a leading company in the LNG road tank transport sector, specialized in flammable and cryogenic products, such as liquefied natural gas, liquefied gases from the petroleum (LPG), fluorocarbons, sulfur and carbon dioxide, gases from the air (oxygen, argon and nitrogen), and sulfur dioxide.

4 May 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Nauticor and Novatek to co-develop small scale LNG in the Baltic Sea

Nauticor and Novatek to co-develop small scale LNG in the Baltic Sea

Nauticor GmbH & Co. KG and the Russian Novatek Green Energy have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) regarding the cooperation in developing a joint LNG supply infrastructure in the Baltic Sea region.

30 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG oil-tankers, Total and AET proceed with the small scale

LNG oil-tankers, Total and AET proceed with the small scale

With two different press releases at the beginning of April, AET, the shipping company of the Malaysian MISC Group, provider of maritime energy logistics services, and Chartering and Shipping Services SA, of the Total Group, have announced an agreement for the construction and temporary rental of two dual-fuel VLCC (Very Large Crude Carriers) with main use of LNG. The two new ships are expected to be delivered to AET and then to Total from the first quarter of 2022.

16 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

New special LNG-electric ships for the German government

New special LNG-electric ships for the German government

The German Federal Administration of Waterways and Navigation has ordered two special LNG-electric hybrid ships at the Abeking & Rasmussen shipyard in Lemwerder (Lower Saxony), with a third option by 2020, prepared to provide assistance in the event of accidents, fires or ships unable to maneuver. Propulsion will be ensured by Rolls Royce engines.

15 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Spain: the RaiLNG project continues with the integration of Segula

Spain: the RaiLNG project continues with the integration of Segula

The implementation of the RaiLNG project continues, promoted by the Spanish consortium formed by Renfe, Enagas, Naturgy and ECA / Bureau Veritas, selected by the European Executive Agency for Innovation and Networks (INEA) to demonstrate the technical, economic, environmental and legal feasibility of LNG railway traction in Spain and in the EU.

14 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

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

Roadshow 2020 postponed in autumn

Roadshow 2020 postponed in autumn

Initiatives in support of small-scale LNG in Italy do not stop.The coronavirus emergency required the shift of scheduled events, but promotion and communication of the direct use of liquefied natural gas to the industry goes on. Press Release (ITA – ENG) | The health emergency crisis that is affecting Italy obliges Mirumir to postpone the […]

18 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

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

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

Even Gazzetti Trasporti (Sassuolo) moves to LNG

Even Gazzetti Trasporti (Sassuolo) moves to LNG

Recently, Iveco delivered 10 Stralis AS440S46T / P fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the logistics company Gazzetti Srl, which manages the transport of raw materials, semi-finished products and finished products for the Italian ceramic district of Sassuolo, town in the Province of Modena; are the first trucks with this power supply to complement […]

14 Feb 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Higas, Sardinia: six months to go

Higas, Sardinia: six months to go

The countdown to the first coastal LNG deposit in the Mediterranean has begun. Only six months to complete the plant in the Port of Santa Giusta, Oristano, which will be able to supply LNG to Sardinia, starting the methanization of the island. The works carry on rapidly in order to maintain the deadline set at […]

12 Feb 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

New: LNG and BioGNL in Gasum station in Sweden

New: LNG and BioGNL in Gasum station in Sweden

In Sweden, the Finnish company Gasum has inaugurated its ninth LNG refueling station for heavy vehicles, located in the northern town of Umeå overlooking the Gulf of Bothnia. Umeå station is also able to supply BioLNG which is produced according to the principles of the circular economy from organic waste. Therefore being the first gas […]

11 Feb 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Carnival’s LNG cruise Mardi Gras floated out at Meyer Turku shipyard

Carnival’s LNG cruise Mardi Gras floated out at Meyer Turku shipyard

The 180,000 GT Mardi Gras – which will be North America’s first LNG-fuelled cruise ship and the largest in the Carnival fleet – was floated out at Meyer Turku’s Finnish shipyard (24 January). Jan Meyer, the CEO of Meyer Turku, said: ‘I believe Mardi Gras will be a truly special ship. She will be the […]

31 Jan 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Florida pushes on the development of small scale LNG infrastructures

Florida pushes on the development of small scale LNG infrastructures

Florida’s 15 ports are increasingly paving the way for natural gas as an alternative to traditional fuels in the US thanks to the developement of cutting-edge LNG infrastructures. This is what emerges from a report recently published by the Florida Ports Council and the Florida Natural Gas Association, which underlines how the 15 ports in […]

30 Jan 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

110 New Scania LNG trucks for Barilla and KP Logistik

110 New Scania LNG trucks for Barilla and KP Logistik

Scania is confirmed as one of the frontline companies in Europe for the production of LNG industrial vehicles, with new important orders in Italy and Germany by Barilla and KP Logistik, for a total of 110 new LNG trucks. Barilla has enlarged its LNG fleet, with 10 new LNG truks, in order to promote highly […]

29 Jan 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Rise to six the LNG ships of MSC Cruises with Wartsila technologies

Rise to six the LNG ships of MSC Cruises with Wartsila technologies

MSC Cruises and Chantiers de l’Atlantique signed an agreement for the construction of two new LNG-powered World Class ships. MSC Cruises already commissioned two ships of the same class to the French Shipyards with the MoU of 31 October 2018 investing over 4 billion euros totally. The delivery of the four ships, the first of […]

24 Jan 2020 - ConferenzaGNL