LNG storage authorization in Olbia (Sardinia) is underway

LNG storage authorization in Olbia (Sardinia) is underway

The MITE has lauched the process for the environmental impact assessment of the Olbia Lng terminal coastal liquid methane deposit project

9 Mar 2022 - ConferenzaGNL

Tax credit of 20% for LNG transport

Tax credit of 20% for LNG transport

The Decree Law 1 March 2022, n. 17 allocates a contribution of 25 million euros to freight and logistics companies that use LNG vehicles

9 Mar 2022 - ConferenzaGNL

Shell grows in LNG and bioGNL and returns to Italy

Shell grows in LNG and bioGNL and returns to Italy

Last February, Shell announced its return to fuel distribution in Italy, after exiting it in 2014

9 Mar 2022 - ConferenzaGNL

Hold on: the crisis has to pass

Hold on: the crisis has to pass

The world market, and in particular the European market is now waiting for the end of winter, when consumptions and demand and gas supply will balance

3 Feb 2022 - ConferenzaGNL

First LNG supply station launched in China

First LNG supply station launched in China

First LNG supply station for LNG vessels by tank truck has been launched in China’s Macun port in Hainan.

3 Feb 2022 - ConferenzaGNL

DHL-Shell’s Partnership for bioLNG in the road transport

DHL-Shell’s Partnership for bioLNG in the road transport

In the first 5 months of activity there has been a reduction of 85% of emissions if compared to traditional engines.

3 Feb 2022 - ConferenzaGNL

Saipem technology for carbon neutral LNG

Saipem technology for carbon neutral LNG

An innovative liquefaction process to LNG production allows to reduce the environmental impact associated with maritime and road transport.

2 Feb 2022 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG hub project launched in Spain’s Algeciras port

LNG hub project launched in Spain’s Algeciras port

LNGhive2 project launched, which aims at building in the harbour area the infrastructures necessary for LNG fuelled vessels.

2 Feb 2022 - ConferenzaGNL

Iveco with Edison and in Lithuania for LNG mobility

Iveco with Edison and in Lithuania for LNG mobility

Iveco and Edison signed an agreement at the end of last year to encourage an ever greater penetration of LNG in heavy road transport.

2 Feb 2022 - ConferenzaGNL

Adda passà ‘a nuttata…

Adda passà ‘a nuttata…

In these days of natural gas price crisis, many use this Neapolitan expression, “we can only wait until the end of the night”. But we know that the “nuttata” will pass.

23 Dec 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Synthetic LNG too in the collaboration of CMA CGM and ENGIE

Synthetic LNG too in the collaboration of CMA CGM and ENGIE

The CMA CGM Group and ENGIE have decided to extend the strategic collaboration also to the development of a synthetic methane production and distribution industry.

16 Dec 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Unstoppable orders for LNG ships

Unstoppable orders for LNG ships

The choice of LNG for the maritime sector does not seem to be affected by the strong growth in world prices of liquid methane and raw materials. Last October there were 31 orders for new LNG ships.

13 Dec 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

New LNG bunkers for Mediterranean and Gulf of Finland

New LNG bunkers for Mediterranean and Gulf of Finland

Avenir Aspiration is the name of the new tanker of Avenir LNG. The ship will be stationed at the Higas coastal depot. Gas Vitality will be the first liquefied natural gas bunker to operate in France. Optimus is the name of the LNG tanker that will operate specifically in the Gulf of Finland.

2 Dec 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Decarbonisation: MAN white paper on the role of small-scale LNG

Decarbonisation: MAN white paper on the role of small-scale LNG

MAN Energy Solutions published a white paper entitled: “Decarbonise now with LNG-to-Power” where the company underlines how crucial LNG is for the decarbonisation of the energy sector.

1 Dec 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

The first LNG Powered Fuel cells hybrid cruising ship in 2023

The first LNG Powered Fuel cells hybrid cruising ship in 2023

The naval cruising company Royal Caribbean has announced that in 2023 the first fleet of hybrid ships will be set for sail. The new ships will be fuelled through the combination of three different solutions. 

22 Nov 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Costa Toscana and AIDACosma will soon be in service

Costa Toscana and AIDACosma will soon be in service

The Costa Cruises group boasts four units of LNG ships: Costa Toscana, Costa Smeralda, AIDANova and AIDACosma.

19 Nov 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Panfido’s LNG bunker system presented on site

Panfido’s LNG bunker system presented on site

Panfido’s LNG bunker system has a value of approximately 40 million euros, 9.5 of which funded by the European Union.

17 Nov 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Steps forward for small scale LNG in Augusta (Sicily)

Steps forward for small scale LNG in Augusta (Sicily)

The Services Conference called by the Port System Authority of the Eastern Sicily Sea on the request for a maritime state property concession presented by the company Restart Consulting Srl for the construction of a small scale LNG deposit in the port of Augusta was positively concluded at the end of October.

10 Nov 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

In the water the Moby Fantasy, the first LNG ferry of the Onorato Group

In the water the Moby Fantasy, the first LNG ferry of the Onorato Group

Last November 6, at the GSI shipyard in Guangzhou, China, the Moby Fantasy was launched, the first of the two new-generation units of the Onorato Shipping Group ready for LNG. The ships, Moby Legacy the name of the twin, will enter service from 2023 on the Livorno-Olbia (Sardinia) line.

9 Nov 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

In Ravenna the first continental coastal LNG deposit in southern Europe

In Ravenna the first continental coastal LNG deposit in southern Europe

The inauguration of the first coastal depot for the primary supply of small-scale LNG in mainland Italy, and in southern Europe, which took place last October 26 in the port of Ravenna, marks the overcoming of the main limit that conditioned the development of direct uses of the liquid natural gas in our Country.

8 Nov 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Venice LNG Open Season

Venice LNG Open Season

The Open Season launched by Venice LNG for the volumes of storage and services offered by the coastal depot located in the South Industrial Canal of Porto Marghera opened on 26 October and will last until 26 November

5 Nov 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Record of orders for LNG ships in September 2021

Record of orders for LNG ships in September 2021

The International Foundation DNV, mainly engaged in naval classification and naval counselling, has shown a record-breaking number of orders for LNG fuelled ships during last month. Last month’s orders of 35 LNG fuelled ships have topped the previous record established in April 2021 (31 LNG fuelled ships). If compared to the month of August, there has been an increase of 23 ships ordered.

4 Nov 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

World premiere: synthetic LNG for the ElbBLUE container ship

World premiere: synthetic LNG for the ElbBLUE container ship

MAN Energy Solutions, Elbdeich and Unifeeder have made the world’s first refueling of synthetic LNG blended with fossil LNG. On 30 September the container ship “ElbBLUE” – owned by the German shipowner Elbdeich Reederei and managed by the charterer Unifeeder – bunkered about 20 tons of green synthetic natural gas (GNS) in the port of Elbe in Brunsbüttel, Germany.

25 Oct 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Even L’Oreal chooses LNG and bioGNL

Even L’Oreal chooses LNG and bioGNL

As part of the international program “L’Oreal for the Future” which defines the company’s sustainability objectives for 2030, the “green deliveries” program was launched which provides for the use of sustainable fuel vehicles throughout the logistics chain.

23 Oct 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Vitol into Small Scale LNG with the acquisition of Liquind

Vitol into Small Scale LNG with the acquisition of Liquind

On 28 September Vitol Group, world leader in the trading of energy commodities, announced the entry of the small scale LNG sector with the purchase of a majority stake in Liquind GmbH, one of the main suppliers of gas for transportation in the north-west of Europe.

21 Oct 2021 - ConferenzaGNL