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

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

46 LNG urban and interurban buses for the public transport company Tper

46 LNG urban and interurban buses for the public transport company Tper

On 22 January 2019, the Board of Directors of the public transport company Tper SpA (Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia-Romagna) decided to award two important tenders for a total of forty-six new liquid methane (LNG) buses. The auction concerned two distinct tender lots: the first, relating to fifteen vehicles, was awarded to Scania, while the second, concerning […]

31 Jan 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Containerships increases its LNG-fuelled truck capacity

Containerships increases its LNG-fuelled truck capacity

The last days of November, Finnish company Containerships has announced that it has signed a collaboration agreement with the Netherlands’ Don Trucking to increase the amount of LNG-fuelled trucks in the region. According to the statement, the partnership guarantees trucking capacity of 15 new LNG-fuelled trucks for Containerships’ land operations in the port of Rotterdam. […]

11 Dec 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Germany cuts tolls for LNG heavy vehicles

Germany cuts tolls for LNG heavy vehicles

In Germany, from 1 January 2019 up to the end of 2020, electric trucks as well as those powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquefied natural gas (LNG) with a capacity of over 7.5 tonnes of total gross weight will enjoy substantial reductions in motorway tolls. According to the new measures announced last summer […]

2 Nov 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

IVECO Stralis LNG truck achieves record-breaking distance of 1,728km

IVECO Stralis LNG truck achieves record-breaking distance of 1,728km

An IVECO Stralis NP (Natural Power) 460hp truck from the UK has completed what is believed to be the longest ever journey by road on a single fill of Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) to demonstrate the suitability of natural gas-powered vehicles for domestic and European road transport. The Stralis NP set off from London and, […]

29 Oct 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG in Sardinia

LNG in Sardinia

It is unusual to participate into the inauguration of a service station and to feel satisfaction despite the lack of fuel to be sold. Sincere, however, the approval of those present in Villacidro, a few days ago, in the new plant of the ISA Group, the main Sardinian company engaged in “large-scale distribution” sector. Made […]

30 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Inauguration in two stages of the first Sardinian GNL distributor

Inauguration in two stages of the first Sardinian GNL distributor

Last 19 September the first distribution plant for traditional fuels and CNG – GNL was inaugurated in Villacidro (Sardinia). The initiative is part of the Isa Group (“Nonna Isa” trademark), which already has its own service station with only traditional fuels and electric charging in Sassari. A two-stage inauguration because LNG is not yet available […]

21 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

In Gate (Rotterdam) record on LNG for trucks

In Gate (Rotterdam) record on LNG for trucks

ICIS, the specialized information agency on energy, has recently published an in-depth analysis of LNG loading for trucks at the GATE (Gas Access To Europe) plant in Rotterdam. The plant, managed by Gasunie and Koninklijke Vopak N.V. is equipped to supply both tankers and trucks and bunkers and soon became the main LNG terminal in […]

18 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Italy: LNG and bioLNG key points at next Metanauto2018

Italy: LNG and bioLNG key points at next Metanauto2018

LNG and biomethane/bioLNG, the big news of the last years in the gas transport sector, will be at the center of the next edition of Metanauto, the historic event of Federmetano, the federation of methane distributors for motor vehicles, which celebrates 70 years of activity . The event will take place on 13 and 14 […]

7 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

NGVA-EBA: 280,000 LNG trucks in Europe at 2030

NGVA-EBA: 280,000 LNG trucks in Europe at 2030

Natural & Bio Gas Vehicle Association (NGVA Europe) and the European Biogas Association (EBA) published the roadmap to 2030 document analysis on the prospects for gas mobility in the coming years in Europe. The document focuses on the substitution of fuels derived from petroleum with compressed and liquid gas, considering the significant contribution that can […]

31 Aug 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

First Stralis NP IVECO delivered to Transports Jacky Perrenot

First Stralis NP IVECO delivered to Transports Jacky Perrenot

After the order of 250 LNG-powered trucks made at the International Solutrans Exhibition held in Lyon-Eurexpo in November 2017, on last 25th July the French company Transports Jacky Perrenot received the first Stralis NP 460 Iveco powered by LNG. Christophe Jacques, Head of Heavyweight, and Eric Lainé, Key Account Manager of IVECO France, have officially […]

31 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

First LNG production in Italy

First LNG production in Italy

An absolute innovation in the small scale LNG industrial chain: for the first time liquid methane was produced in Italy. Ecomotive Solution and NEC concluded the test phase of LNG production with an innovative plant located in the industrial area of GI&E of Porto Recanati (MC), a producer of components for gas turbines and compressors. […]

27 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

25TH LNG filling station opened in The Netherlands

25TH LNG filling station opened in The Netherlands

The Dutch distributor of liquefied natural gas PitPoint and the transportation company Transport Van Overveld (TVO) inaugurated a new LNG refueling station in Roosendaal, the Netherlands, in mid-June. The new plant – located at Roosendaal’s TruckEasy service station near the A17 motorway (Aanwas 37) in the heart of the largest logistics area in the Netherlands […]

23 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

India moves toward LNG Fuelling Infrastructure for major Highways

India moves toward LNG Fuelling Infrastructure for major Highways

Major oil companies (Petronet LNG, Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd ) in India are moving collectively to introduce close to 20 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fuelling stations on some of the country’s main heavy transportation routes next year. Mr. V. K. Mishra Director, (Finance), Petronet LNG Ltd, says tenders will be issued for this purpose in next 15 […]

16 Jul 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Japan’s Isuzu testing LNG-powered truck

Japan’s Isuzu testing LNG-powered truck

Japan’s Isuzu Motors has started a full-fledged public road demonstration of its first large-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered truck in Japan. As part of the demonstration, the vehicle manufacturer said in a recent statement it held an opening ceremony for the LNG fueling station and the departure ceremony of the LNG truck in Osaka City on […]

5 Jun 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

SMET Spain Acquires Ten LNG-powered IVECO Stralis NP

SMET Spain Acquires Ten LNG-powered IVECO Stralis NP

European integrated logistics provider SMET’s Spanish division has acquired its first ten natural gas powered IVECO Stralis NP 400, thereby intensifying its support for sustainable transportation. SMET is no stranger to natural gas vehicles, having collaborated with IVECO to trial and subsequently purchase Iveco natural gas powered tractors in 2015 in Italy.  The delivery, which […]

21 May 2018 - ConferenzaGNL