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

Argentina’s Government launches Heavy Duty Gas Mobility promotion

Argentina’s Government launches Heavy Duty Gas Mobility promotion

Argentina’s government published today, July 1, decree number 440/2019 by which it establishes an import duty reduction for 1000 natural gas powered buses and trucks, and 200 additional gas-powered heavy duty engines. This decree, together with regulation NAG 451 published last January, is intended to enable the replacement of diesel fuel by natural gas in […]

18 Oct 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

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

Wincanton trials LNG powered truck as part of commitment to alternative fuels

Wincanton trials LNG powered truck as part of commitment to alternative fuels

Wincanton, the largest British logistics company, is trialling an LNG powered vehicle as part of its general haulage fleet.  The gas-powered Volvo FH LNG 460 is being trialled as part of Wincanton’s ongoing commitment to exploring alternative fuels. The new Volvo 460 HP / 2300 Nm, Euro 6 step C, offers an operating range of […]

3 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL