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

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

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

Small-scale LNG, growth boosts with the heavy-duty transport.

Small-scale LNG, growth boosts with the heavy-duty transport.

REF-E’s SSLNG Watch 2019 annual report is now available.2020-2023 is crucial for ultimate success. Milan 05/02/2020 – The use of liquefied natural gas in Italy goes on in its various sectors of use: heavy and light transport, maritime, rail, aerospace, industries and isolated city networks. Overall, the number of plants equipped with small LNG depots […]

5 Feb 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Bologna: 15 intercity Scania LNG buses are being delivered (with news)

Bologna: 15 intercity Scania LNG buses are being delivered (with news)

In Piazza Maggiore in Bologna was presented this morning one of the 15 LNG intercity buses that will enter into service in the coming days in the region. As indicated over the years by ConferenzaGNL, this is an initiative of TPER, the regional transport company of Emilia Romagna, launched with a European tender in 2017. […]

6 Dec 2019 - 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

Italy first in Europe in heavy LNG transport

Italy first in Europe in heavy LNG transport

Milan 29/07/2019 – In recent months, Italy has overtaken Spain for the number of service stations for trucks that use liquefied natural gas (LNG), becoming the leading operator in the sector in Europe. The ConferenzaGNL notes this on the basis of the data published by REF-E in the abstract of the interim report 2019 “SSLNG […]

1 Aug 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

Four new LNG trailers Scania for Brivio & Viganò

Four new LNG trailers Scania for Brivio & Viganò

Brivio & Viganò Logistics, a leading Italian company in the food logistics sector of Usmate Velate (Monza and Brianza Province), has acquired 4 new liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles, relying on Scania to start a transition to sustainable transport. The choice of Brivio & Viganò fell on Scania vehicles with the new 13-liter engine and […]

29 Jun 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Endesa is adding the first three high-powered LNG lorries (460 CV) to its fleet

Endesa is adding the first three high-powered LNG lorries (460 CV) to its fleet

The Endesa coal transport service between Ferrol Port Terminal and the As Pontes Thermal Production Unit in La Coruña has introduced three new high-powered and ecologically efficient lorries that run on liquefied natural gas (LNG).  This upgrade is in line with Endesa’s continuing drive towards natural gas-powered vehicles and their environmental advantages, a challenge joined […]

18 Jun 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Two IVECO LNG tractors (plus 10 in option) for South Tyrolean FERCAM

Two IVECO LNG tractors (plus 10 in option) for South Tyrolean FERCAM

The South Tyrolean transport and logistics company FERCAM has signed an agreement with the IVECO dealer for South Tyrol for the purchase of two first liquefied natural gas (LNG) trailers with a purchase option for additional 10 tractors, as soon as it is operating the new LNG refuelling station at Vipiteno.  “LNG vehicles require a […]

12 Jun 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Finland’s Containerships sees LNG-fuelled future

Finland’s Containerships sees LNG-fuelled future

Finnish shipping company Containerships is pushing forward with its plans to boost the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel for ships and trucks in order to reduce emissions and meet tightening IMO regulations, investing up to 200 million euros ($239.5m) in LNG technology over the next five years, the largest singular investment in […]

3 May 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Norwegian joint effort to ensure green coastal shipping

Norwegian joint effort to ensure green coastal shipping

Minister of Trade and Industry Monica Mæland and State Secretary for Climate and Environment Lars Andreas Lunde signed a declaration of cooperation with key players in the Norwegian coastal shipping industry today. This declaration aims to ensure that Norway has the world’s most environmentally friendly fleet of coastal vessels. In the future, LNG and battery […]

21 Jan 2015 - ConferenzaGNL

Wartsila opens CNG station in Reading

Wartsila opens CNG station in Reading

Hamworthy, a Wärtsilä unit, said that a new CNG refuelling station supplied by Wärtsilä has been opened in Reading, England. The new CNG facility will supply the city’s fleet of gas-fuelled buses, which, because of their low noise and lack of harmful emissions, are proving extremely popular with the general public. At the opening ceremony […]

19 Jan 2015 - ConferenzaGNL

EU to boost green maritime transport in Greece

EU to boost green maritime transport in Greece

The EU’s TEN-T Programme will invest almost €600 000 in a study for the promotion of LNG use in Greek maritime transport. LNG could contribute to reducing transport emissions and fuel supply costs in the Aegean Sea. The study aims to promote LNG for the passenger and shipping transport between the Greek islands. It will […]

19 Jan 2015 - ConferenzaGNL