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

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

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

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

TPER LNG buses soon in service

TPER LNG buses soon in service

The first extra-urban LNG buses ordered by TPER, Emilia-Romagna Passenger Transport, produced by Scania, arrived in Bologna, runner-up in the European tender launched in 2016 and 2017 after the renunciation by the Italian IIA (Italian Industry Bus) ranked first. For the entry into service of the new vehicles, a ceremony will take place in Piazza […]

28 Nov 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Snam confirms and relaunches its commitment to LNG in transport

Snam confirms and relaunches its commitment to LNG in transport

On 20 November, Snam, the national public operator for the transport of natural gas, geological storage and LNG with the Panigaglia plant (La Spezia) which has recently joined the OLT offshore regasification plant in Livorno, has approved the new strategic plan of activities for the period 2019-2023, announced with a detailed press release. As part […]

26 Nov 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

IVECO teams with Smet over 18-metres LNG trucks

IVECO teams with Smet over 18-metres LNG trucks

Iveco recently teamed up with SMET – a European logistics company – to trial the integration of two different solutions, with an 18-metre-long LNG-powered Stralis. Concerning the results, the 18-metre/LNG solution delivered significant advantages compared with the traditional diesel solution, both in terms of the total cost of ownership (TCO) and environmental impact. Working in conjunction with […]

23 Jul 2015 - ConferenzaGNL

Port of Antwerp Authority issues Request for Proposals to build and operate LNG bunkering & filling facility

Port of Antwerp Authority issues Request for Proposals to build and operate LNG bunkering & filling facility

The Port of Antwerpen hopes to further enhance the availability of LNG by setting up a permanent LNG filling station by the beginning of 2019. At present, truck-to-ship bunkering is already possible at the port of Antwerp, but the Port Authority wishes to further augment the availability of LNG by setting up a permanent station. It has already […]

20 Jul 2015 - ConferenzaGNL

Fincantieri among the three shortlisted by BC ferries for LNG upgrades

Fincantieri among the three shortlisted by BC ferries for LNG upgrades

BC Ferries announced today that the company has shortlisted three shipyards, including one British Columbian yard, for the Spirit Class vessels mid-life upgrades including conversion to dual-fuel so they can operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG). Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards, Remontowa SA of Poland and Fincantieri of Italy were shortlisted from the five shipyards that responded […]

13 Jul 2015 - ConferenzaGNL

GE and Gaz Metro to work on LNG trucking in Canada

GE and Gaz Metro to work on LNG trucking in Canada

GE Capital, Canada and Gaz Métro Transport Solutions (GMTS), a subsidiary of Gaz Métro, announced  on the 6th of July the signing of a strategic agreement that will facilitate the trucking industry’s adoption of natural gas as a fuel in Eastern Canada. GE Capital has been providing wholesale and retail financing to the country’s commercial […]

13 Jul 2015 - ConferenzaGNL

Japan focuses on LNG as fuel for transports

Japan focuses on LNG as fuel for transports

Last Thursday, the Japanese trade ministry discussed a draft report underlying the importance of fuels diversification, with specific reference to the development of LNG worldwide. The idea of Ryo Minami, the director of the oil and gas department of the ministry, is to have 10% of the 300,000 long haul trucks to be fuelled by […]

22 Jun 2015 - ConferenzaGNL

Gibraltar, government flags Carnival LNG cruise ships in the debate

Gibraltar, government flags Carnival LNG cruise ships in the debate

A leading cruise line’s decision to order four natural gas-powered ships has been highlighted by the Gibraltar Government in the ongoing row over proposals to develop LNG bunkering infrastructure. Carnival Cruise Corporation has ordered four huge cruise ships that will be powered by LNG hybrid engines and carry up to 6,600 passengers, giving them the […]

22 Jun 2015 - ConferenzaGNL

Guidance by the US Coast Guard to support LNG for transport

Guidance by the US Coast Guard to support LNG for transport

Recently, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) published two final policy letters on the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. Released in draft form in February 2014, the policy letters address jurisdictional, technical, and training aspects of LNG fuel transfer operations on vessels using natural gas as fuel in U.S. waters […]

1 Jun 2015 - ConferenzaGNL

Spain, SGMF and GASNAM sign MoU on LNG supply for transport

Spain, SGMF and GASNAM sign MoU on LNG supply for transport

The Spanish Association of Natural Gas for Mobility (GASNAM) and the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for improving its operations and objectives, many of them coincident. SGMF is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) established to promote safety and industry best practice in the use of gas as […]

1 Jun 2015 - ConferenzaGNL

The LNG transport sector in China is growing

The LNG transport sector in China is growing

The number of vehicles running on natural gas in China could more than double over the next five years, cementing the country’s status as the world’s largest and fastest-growing natural gas vehicle (NGV) market. China had 4.6 million NGVs and nearly 7,000 filling stations at the end of last year, according to Li Yongchang, an […]

26 May 2015 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG by Rail: deal between Skangass and VTG

LNG by Rail: deal between Skangass and VTG

On May 7, VTG,  a major European wagon hire and rail logistics company, signed the first hire contract with the option to order LNG rail tank wagons with the Nordic company Skangass AS at the fair „transport logistic“ in Munich. „We are very happy that we were able to sign a first hire contract for […]

12 May 2015 - ConferenzaGNL

Alimentazione a GNL per i razzi spaziali di nuova generazione

Alimentazione a GNL per i razzi spaziali di nuova generazione

La compagnia United Launch Alliance (ULA) e la Blue Origin di Jeff Bezos, fondatore e CEO di Amazon, hanno collaborato per la realizzazione del motore per razzi di nuova generazione, la cui alimentazione prescelta sarà il gas liquefatto. La ULA sta lavorando al Vulcan, un nuovo modello di razzo lanciatore, il cui compito è cioè […]

11 May 2015 - ConferenzaGNL

China to build 8 new LNG receiving terminals in the next five years

China to build 8 new LNG receiving terminals in the next five years

China would build 11 natural gas storage facilities and eight LNG receiving terminals in 2016-2020, said Han Jingkuan, vice president of PetroChina Planning and Engineering Institute on Thursday. Speaking at the 2nd China International Natural Gas, CNG and LNG Distribution and Trade Conference, Han said the natural gas storage facilities would have 32.4 billion cubic […]

31 Mar 2015 - ConferenzaGNL

A ten-year transportation plan for B.C., Canada

A ten-year transportation plan for B.C., Canada

The province of British Columbia (B.C.) in Canada has launched  B.C: on the Move, a ten-year transportation plan for the improvement of the transportation network The plan is reinforced by a a $2.5-billion commitment from the provincial government over its first three years and it has a focus on LNG in ports and Rail as […]

24 Mar 2015 - ConferenzaGNL

A new CNG station by Trustar in Kansas

A new CNG station by Trustar in Kansas

TruStar Energy has been awarded the contract to design and build a large public-access fueling station for CNG Energy LLC, to support Liberal, Kansas and the surrounding Southwest Kansas area and Oklahoma Panhandle. CNG Energy Vice President Rocky Ormiston, who has been associated with CNG fuel for several years, looked to CNG to power their […]

18 Mar 2015 - ConferenzaGNL

Developments in Natural Gas for Rail in North America – Whitepaper by FC Gas Intelligence

Developments in Natural Gas for Rail in North America – Whitepaper by FC Gas Intelligence

FC Gas Intelligence has recently published a white paper discussing the state of natural gas use in rail in North America. It includes: – how CNG and LNG are developing as fuels for rail applications; – Insight on challenges, technical issues, regulatory hurdles and ROI – Key insight from 3 industry leaders. The paper is available here.

18 Mar 2015 - ConferenzaGNL