VISITORS | 5-7 May 2021 Bologna

All the useful information to reach and visit the International Conference & Expo of ConferenzaGNL 2021 scheduled in Bologna from 5 to 7 May.

17 Jul 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

SGMF publishes guidelines  for vessels using LNG as fuel

SGMF publishes guidelines for vessels using LNG as fuel

The Society for Marine Gas as a Fuel (SGMF) has published new guidelines on working practices for the maintenance, repair and dry docking operations of ships that use LNG as a fuel to help ensure the safe maintenance of gas-powered ships, including the dry docking period.

14 Jul 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE | 5-7 May 2021 Bologna

The objectives and programme of the meetings and workshops scheduled for the International Conference 2021 dedicated to small scale LNG.

14 Jul 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

EXPO AREA | 5-7 May 2021 Bologna

To show in detail products and services to operators visiting the stand, to give maximum visibility to the company, to network with buyers and qualified operators, to discover new trends in the sector also through the conferences and technical and specialized workshops scheduled.

14 Jul 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

New model of LNG working catamaran by ST Engineering

New model of LNG working catamaran by ST Engineering

Last month, the Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) group announced the development of a new high-speed LNG-powered work catamaran project, in collaboration with the Australian naval engineering company Incat Crowther, to be used in the transfer of the workforce employed on energy offshore platforms.

9 Jul 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Total Italia new leading company on the Italian small scale LNG market

Total Italia new leading company on the Italian small scale LNG market

The Total Group, through its Total Italia branch, has announced in recent days that it has entered the market for the sale of LNG to final consumers in Italy in land transport as well as for industrial and maritime uses.

4 Jul 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Fluxys aims to upgrade LNG truck supplies to Zebrugge

Fluxys aims to upgrade LNG truck supplies to Zebrugge

Fluxys, the Belgian operator of the high pressure natural gas transmission network, natural gas storage infrastructure and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Zeebrugge, is contemplating further expansion of its LNG for trucks.

29 Jun 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Third tank for the Knutsen LNG tanker. It will serve LNG small scale warehouse in Ravenna (Edison)

Third tank for the Knutsen LNG tanker. It will serve LNG small scale warehouse in Ravenna (Edison)

The South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, who is currently building the small/medium scale LNG tanker on behalf of the Norwegian shipping company Knutsen, has recently mounted the third LNG tank on board the ship which will have a total capacity of 30,000 cubic meters of liquefied natural gas.

26 Jun 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Four new Gasum LNG stations by summer 2020

Four new Gasum LNG stations by summer 2020

The energy company Gasum plans to expand its LNG road distribution network through the opening of four new LNG stations by summer 2020.

24 Jun 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Approved the WinGD most powerful LNG marine engine for the CMA CGM ships

Approved the WinGD most powerful LNG marine engine for the CMA CGM ships

The classification society Bureau Veritas has granted its approval for the 12X92DF dual-fuel LNG/diesel engines of Wintherthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD), the most powerful thus far built, whose first series is already under construction at the China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and will power nine ultra-large container ships (ULCS) owned by the French group CMA CGM.

22 Jun 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

GIE map 2020: small scale LNG speeds up

GIE map 2020: small scale LNG speeds up

GIE (Gas Infrastructure Europe), the association representing European operators of gas transportation infrastructures, storage and regasification of LNG, also active in the small scale LNG sector, has communicated the publication of the map updated on 15 June 2020 regarding services for the direct use of liquid methane.

19 Jun 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Shell starts new project on BioLNG

Shell starts new project on BioLNG

In order to ensure the availability of BioLNG at its distribution stations, Shell has announced the construction of a production site in Germany, which is expected to be undertaken by spring 2021.

17 Jun 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Western Australia pushes for Pilbara LNG fuelling hub

Western Australia pushes for Pilbara LNG fuelling hub

The Western Australian government is pushing forward plans to create an international liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelling hub in Pilbara as part of a move to reduce carbon emissions. The state government claims transition to LNG fuelled vessels in Pilbara ports could reduce emissions by up to six million tonnes per annum (Mtpa).

5 Jun 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Nauticor’s first ship-to-ship LNG bunker in Germany

Nauticor’s first ship-to-ship LNG bunker in Germany

Nauticor, a subsidiary of the Nordic energy company Gasum, conducted a ship to ship LNG bunkering operation for a product tanker in Germany on last May. The bunkering operation for the product tanker Ramelia took place in the port of Brunsbüttel at the river Elbe. The operation was the first bunkering operation since Nauticor became a part of Gasum on April 30, 2020.

4 Jun 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Wes Amelie saves 1 million euros using the LNG

Wes Amelie saves 1 million euros using the LNG

The container ship Wes Amelie has saved on average over US $ 3,000 per day (or about 2,750 Euros /day) during 2019, using liquefied natural gas (LNG) instead of maritime diesel (MGO)

1 Jun 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Germany highways: toll relief renewal for LNG trucks

Germany highways: toll relief renewal for LNG trucks

In Germany the Transport Commission of the German Bundestag extended until 31 December 2023 the exemption from the motorway toll for LNG and CNG powered trucks, which has been in force since the beginning of 2019.

29 May 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

Maritime LNG in the Saipem-CDP alliance on the energy transition

Maritime LNG in the Saipem-CDP alliance on the energy transition

here is also LNG in the framework agreement on the energy transition, signed by Saipem and Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) on 6 May. In particular, the development of intervention models is envisaged for the promotion, development and construction of infrastructures for the supply, transformation and use of LNG in maritime transport.

25 May 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

First Total’s LNG bunker vessel for CMA CGM’s containerships is now ready

First Total’s LNG bunker vessel for CMA CGM’s containerships is now ready

The Hudong-Zhonghua (HZ) Chinese shipyard handed over to the Japanese shipowner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) the first of the two bunkers rented by Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions for the ten-year supply of the French shipowner CMA CGM’s containerships.

22 May 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG’s first ship to ship in Marseille (and France)

LNG’s first ship to ship in Marseille (and France)

The first ship to ship refueling of LNG ever in France took place in Marseille on 4 May. The Coral Methane tanker has been involved and has been carrying out this type of operations in the ports of Tenerife and Barcelona for more than a year for the LNG cruise ships of the Carnival Group (the Costa Smeralda, flagship of Costa Cruises, and the Aida Prima).

17 May 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

On Mars soon thanks to LNG. Back to the Moon in 2024

On Mars soon thanks to LNG. Back to the Moon in 2024

On 6 May, the Raptor engine, powered by LNG and liquid oxygen, mounted on the prototype Starship SN4, was switched on and off at a standstill, without take-off. It was announced by Elon Musk, the innovative South African entrepreneur, who provided photos, videos and information about the Starship project being tested by his company SpaceX.

12 May 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Chart Industries joins the Australian LNG Marine Fuel Institute

Chart Industries joins the Australian LNG Marine Fuel Institute

The role of LNG Marine Fuel (LNG MFI), a non-profit association, unique in the Southern hemisphere, which promotes the use of liquid methane in maritime transport based in Perth, Australia, is growing. With the participation of Chart Industries, the industrial presence in the association is strengthened, which already includes, among others, the presence of Woodside, Wartsila, Ironside, Mitsubishi Motors, Man, Mol, Bhp, Rio Tinto, Win GD.

11 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

Dominion Energy strengthens in US small-scale LNG

Dominion Energy strengthens in US small-scale LNG

The US company Dominion Energy, based in Richmond (Virginia), which operates in the field of electricity and natural gas, recently expanded its activities in the small-scale LNG segment by acquiring from the Southern Company the producer Pivotal LNG of Atlanta particularly active in the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the maritime market.

28 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL