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

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

LNG in Florida also for AET oil tankers

LNG in Florida also for AET oil tankers

Global oil transport operator AET, of the Malaysian logistics group MISC, has started refueling its LNG-powered ships on the US Atlantic coast with a first refueling outside the port of Port Canaveral in Florida.

18 Oct 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

New Volvo FH LNG also in Greece

New Volvo FH LNG also in Greece

A first Volvo LNG truck was delivered as part of a collaboration between TITAN group and BlueFuel for the supply and distribution of LNG in Europe through the ELIN service station network.

18 Oct 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

The first Russian LNG tanker is on the way

The first Russian LNG tanker is on the way

Secondo quanto riferito dalla società energetica Gazprom Neft, compagnia energetica russa leader nel settore dell’oil&gas, la prima nave cisterna di GNL sta completando le prove di carico, stoccaggio e scarico, dopo aver completato le prove marittime prima dell’estate.

15 Oct 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG “Elio” ship rise to four for the italian Caronte Group

LNG “Elio” ship rise to four for the italian Caronte Group

Caronte & Tourist, the italian ship owner which also includes the Siremar company for ferries to Aeolian, Ustica, Egadi, Pantelleria and Pelagie around Sicily island, also from Naples, has announced the order for two more “Elio”, the LNG ferry active since November 2019 in the Strait of Messina forced to use diesel fuel, which is much more polluting, due to the absence of refueling points.

29 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Japan: LNG for research vessel icebreaker

Japan: LNG for research vessel icebreaker

Last May, the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology JAMSTEC, has started a tender for the construction of an LNG fuelled research vessel with ice-breaking capabilities to explore the Arctic.

27 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

First BioLNG for Flixbus with Scania and Gasum

First BioLNG for Flixbus with Scania and Gasum

The German low-cost transport company Flixbus has recently announced the birth of a new partnership with Scania and Gasum to spur the use of BioLNG fuel for their vehicles. The first vehicle assigned to passenger transport for long routes which will be modified to accommodate the use of BioLNG, will operate on the Stockholm-Oslo route.

24 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Small scale LNG for Hawaii with Clean Energy

Small scale LNG for Hawaii with Clean Energy

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the US leader in the distribution of small scale LNG, has announced an agreement to supply approximately 300,000 cubic meters of liquefied natural gas (78 million US gallons) to World Fuel Services, Inc., which specializes in refueling. maritime, for the supply of two new container ships of the Pasha Hawaii shipping group.

22 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Two LNG tankers for Fratelli Cosulich

Two LNG tankers for Fratelli Cosulich

The Fratelli Cosulich Group of Genoa has doubled in recent days the order for an LNG tanker, the twin of the one ordered last May, at the Chinese shipyard Nantong CIMC Sinopacific Offshore and Engineering.

21 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Gasum’s LNG and bioGNL for the Finnish Coast Guard

Gasum’s LNG and bioGNL for the Finnish Coast Guard

The energy company Gasum, active in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Germany, leader in the liquid methane sector, last August won the competitive tender organized by the Finnish government purchasing center for the supply of LNG and bioGNL to the Transport Agency and the Coast Guard for 2021-2022.

17 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

From diesel to LNG transport in India

From diesel to LNG transport in India

In August, Petronet LNG, the country’s largest importer of liquefied natural gas, controlled by the Indian state, announced a plan to build 1,000 LNG service stations over the next 4-5 years, with the aim of diversify its activities in the transport sector, today concentrated in the supply of power plants and city distribution networks.

14 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Edison’s testing activities at the DIG LNG storage facility in Ravenna get underway

Edison’s testing activities at the DIG LNG storage facility in Ravenna get underway

Edison has successfully started the first technical test of filling with liquefied natural gas (LNG) the Small Scale coastal depot in Ravenna, owned by Depositi Italiani GNL, DIG (51% Pir, 30% Edison, 19% Scale Gas).

13 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Bio-LNG soon in Veneto

Bio-LNG soon in Veneto

Last August IES BIOGAS, a company of the Snam group specialized in the design, construction, management and assistance of biogas and biomethane plants, built in Veneto a plant for the production of biomethane from livestock manure for the production of bio-LNG up to a total capacity of about 13,000 tons / year. This is the fourth plant in Italy after the two in Lombardy and one in Piedmont.

8 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Fincantieri’s Italian shipyards back to LNG

Fincantieri’s Italian shipyards back to LNG

After a five-year break, LNG ship processing is returning to Fincantieri’s Italian shipyards. In 2016, the company launched at the Castellamare di Stabia shipyard the first LNG-powered ferry built outside Scandinavia, destined for a Canadian shipowner. The commitment is now much greater, with the start of construction – the first sheet metal was cut on 3 September – of two cruise ships for Princess Cruises, a brand of Carnival Corporation.

7 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Already 22 Sardinian city networks, including new ones, run on LNG

Already 22 Sardinian city networks, including new ones, run on LNG

At the end of August, the company Medea Gas, Italgas operating company for the methanisation of the Sardinian city networks, communicated the trend of the activities, listing the municipalities already served by natural gas with small-scale deposits of LNG brought back from the liquid state to gas compressed via vaporizers.

1 Sep 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

The ports of Galveston and New Orleans to LNG

The ports of Galveston and New Orleans to LNG

The US ports of Galveston, Texas, and New Orleans, Louisiana, both of which overlook the Gulf of Mexico, have signed agreements with companies specialized in the logistics and supply of LNG for the maritime traffic of ships using this fuel.

31 Aug 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG depots in Sardinia: IVI Petrolifera passes the EIA

LNG depots in Sardinia: IVI Petrolifera passes the EIA

decree dated 12 August last, MITE positively concluded the Environmental Impact Assessment procedure for the coastal LNG storage facility in the port of Santa Giusta (Oristano) proposed by IVI Petrolifera. The last step for the realisation of the project is the authorisation by the same MITE, which has unified the environmental and industrial competences of the MISE.

30 Aug 2021 - ConferenzaGNL