First bunker at sea of the largest LNG bulk carrier

First bunker at sea of the largest LNG bulk carrier

At the end of January Peninsula Petroleum, an international bunkering operator, in collaboration with Petronas Marine, an integrated oil and natural gas company in Malaysia, successfully carried out the first supply of LNG to the bulk carrier HL Green, of the international carrier H-Line Shipping in Malaysian waters

17 Feb 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Ten 15,000 TEU LNG container ships for ZIM

Ten 15,000 TEU LNG container ships for ZIM

Israeli public international transport company ZIM has signed a contract with freight ship operator Seaspan Corporation for the long-term charter of ten 15,000 TEU dual-fuel LNG container ships.

16 Feb 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

First stopovers and bunkering of the maxi LNG container ships of CMA CGM

First stopovers and bunkering of the maxi LNG container ships of CMA CGM

The first three LNG container ships of the French CMA CGM carried out the first stopovers and bunkering of liquid methane in the Port of Rotterdam

11 Feb 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Italian LNG trains on the way

Italian LNG trains on the way

In Rimini, the Trenitalia Cyclic Maintenance Workshops have started the conversion to LNG of two historic diesel-powered engines of the FS Italiane Foundation

10 Feb 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

100 LNG stations, target achieved at the end of the year

100 LNG stations, target achieved at the end of the year

With the recent opening of two new distributors equipped with LNG in Novara, by BLU LNG, a specialized brand of Rete Spa, and in Falconara (Marche, italian central region), by Vulcangas, the milestone of 100 service stations with this fuel in Italy was reached.

30 Dec 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Tecno Project Industriale and 2LNG join forces in the biogas liquefaction chain

Tecno Project Industriale and 2LNG join forces in the biogas liquefaction chain

Last month Tecno Project Industriale Srl, a company of the SIAD Group, leader in the construction of Biogas Upgrading plants, acquired a significant stake in 2LNG, a company of the HOLDIM group specialized in the construction of methane liquefaction plants, strengthening its partnership and expanding the offer in the Biogas treatment chain.

29 Dec 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

More and more LNG for AUDI Logistics

More and more LNG for AUDI Logistics

AUDI Logistics has announced the use of two new LNG trucks at its logistics center in Neckarsulm, to refuel parts of the Audi A6 and A7 models, thanks to the collaboration with the transport and logistics company Timelog E.K. Transport Logistik by Alexander Graefe. A third LNG truck will be added to the fleet by the end of the year.

28 Dec 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Shell orders 40 LNG tanker barges for river transport

Shell orders 40 LNG tanker barges for river transport

The Dutch Concordia Damen shipyard has signed a contract with Shell to build 40 tanker barges for the transport of petroleum products on European inland waterways, which equipped with a dual-fuel engine, will run on LNG for most of their voyages.

27 Dec 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Netherlands’ first bioLNG plant under construction

Netherlands’ first bioLNG plant under construction

In Amsterdam, in the harbour district of Westpoort, construction has begun on the first Dutch bioLNG plant, the result of a collaboration started last June between the companies Renewi, Nordsol, and Shell, which will pave the way for the first use of bioLNG in the Netherlands.

23 Dec 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Gasum bioLNG plant renewed in Turku, Finland

Gasum bioLNG plant renewed in Turku, Finland

Recently, the energy company Gasum completed the expansion and modernization of its liquefied biogas plant in Topinoja (near Turku, Finnish fifth most populated city), announcing the start of commercial operations.

22 Dec 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

First LNG ferries in Japan with Yanmar engines

First LNG ferries in Japan with Yanmar engines

The Japanese marine engine manufacturer Yanmar has received an order from Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) to supply dual fuel 8EY26LDF engines (LNG and marine diesel oil – MDO) to power the onboard generators of the first two Japanese LNG-powered ferries.

21 Dec 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Enagas will share 19% of Edison-Pir LNG deposit in Ravenna (Italy)

Enagas will share 19% of Edison-Pir LNG deposit in Ravenna (Italy)

In a recent strategic agreement between Edison and Scale Gas Solutions, a subsidiary of the Enagás Group (which operates, among other things, the small scale LNG terminal in Barcelona), the Spanish company has acquired a 19% stake in Depositi Italiani GNL (DIG), which is building a coastal LNG storage facility in the port of Ravenna, consisting of two tanks of 10,000 cubic metres each.

18 Dec 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Novatek’s LNG in ISO container for China

Novatek’s LNG in ISO container for China

Novatek Gas & Power Asia and the Japanese Saibu Gas successfully completed at the beginning of December the first delivery of LNG in an ISO container to the Chinese Tiger Gas. The ISO containers, owned by Tiger Gas, were delivered by sea from Japan’s Hibiki container terminal in Shanghai, China, with a spot contract for subsequent small-scale LNG sales to China.

17 Dec 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

ENEL, with Endesa, enters the small scale LNG

ENEL, with Endesa, enters the small scale LNG

Endesa, a subsidiary of Enel, the leading electricity group in Spain, will build a coastal depot for LNG bunkering in the port of Los Barrios, in the bay of Algeciras (Cadiz), using the pier and port area historically used for the handling of the coal needed for decommissioning power plants. Similar situations are also present in Italy, in all ports serving Enel’s coal-fired power plants, as in Genoa, so much so that last July the electricity company set up the new Enel Logistic team, with the aim of enhancing these areas.

16 Dec 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Ham’s first mobile LNG station in Italy for TPER

Ham’s first mobile LNG station in Italy for TPER

A 2020 of firsts for small-scale LNG in Italy. After the first ship-to-ship refueling, the start of bioGNL production already in use by trucks, the first service station in Sicily, the first mobile refueling station in Italy, also entered service in Italy

15 Dec 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG buses running in Pordenone

LNG buses running in Pordenone

ATAP, the local public transport company of the Municipality of Pordenone (Friuli) has acquired 15 LNG buses of the Italian Bus Industry (IIA) that will gradually enter into service in the coming months. The vehicles will travel between 500 and 1000 kilometers with a full tank, depending on the number of cryogenic tanks adopted, from two to four, positioned on the roof of the vehicles. The seats, compared to the traditional buses in use in the Friulian city, pass sa 25 to 35.

1 Dec 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Pavilion Energy and Gasum to develop a global LNG bunker network

Pavilion Energy and Gasum to develop a global LNG bunker network

Recently, Gasum and Pavilion Energy Singapore have agreed to collaborate on the development of a global LNG bunker supply network for their customers in Singapore and Northern Europe, including Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and Antwerp.

18 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Wärtsilä to supply a major LNG/bioLNG production plant for transport in Germany

Wärtsilä to supply a major LNG/bioLNG production plant for transport in Germany

Last September, the Wärtsilä Group has been awarded a major contract to supply and construct a plant for production of CO2-neutral liquid transport fuels. The plant will liquefy gas from the natural gas grid to produce carbon-neutral LNG. It will have a capacity of approximately 100,000 tons per year and located in Cologne, Germany.

17 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

The regulation for LNG ship to ship in La Spezia is now in force

The regulation for LNG ship to ship in La Spezia is now in force

Coinciding with the International Forum “LNG in the Euro-Mediterranean corridor and the role of the Logistic System of Genoa and Liguria”, promoted by the Liguria Region and Genoa Metropolitan City, and organised by ConferenzaGNL, the La Spezia Harbour Master’s Office published on 13 November the Order no. 174 approving the attached Regulation for the ship-to-ship LNG bunkering activities for passenger ships docking in the La Spezia port.

16 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

German shipowners declare LNG essential for energy transition

German shipowners declare LNG essential for energy transition

On the eve of the new Brunsbüttel LNG terminal construction, the German Shipowners’ Association underlined the considerable importance that the LNG infrastructure will play in Germany for the energy evolution of the country.

15 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

New C4T / HAM LNG station near Calais and the Eurotunnel

New C4T / HAM LNG station near Calais and the Eurotunnel

In France C4T Europe has opened a new mobile LNG (and CNG) station in Marck, near the Port of Calais and the Eurotunnel in the Transmarck Industrial Zone, at exit 48 of the A16 / E40 motorway, a strategic point for national and international transport as a gateway to the United Kingdom.

13 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Not only Italy, first LNG bunkers also in Japan and Malaysia

Not only Italy, first LNG bunkers also in Japan and Malaysia

While the first LNG supply from ship to ship was being carried out in Italy in the port of La Spezia to supply the cruise ship Costa Smeralda, Japan and Malaysia also started these supply methods, which are rapidly expanding globally.

12 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Meyer Werft hands over the LNG-powered cruise flagship IONA to P&O Cruises

Meyer Werft hands over the LNG-powered cruise flagship IONA to P&O Cruises

ona, the first of two new LNG-powered ships ordered by Carnival Corporation for the cruise brand P&O Cruises, has been delivered to the British shipping company after successfully completing numerous technical and nautical tests in the North Sea.

11 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

New milestones: production and supply of bioLNG with Vulcangas, SIAD, Lucra96 and CIB

New milestones: production and supply of bioLNG with Vulcangas, SIAD, Lucra96 and CIB

In addition to the many innovations in the development of direct uses of LNG in Italy, there are two other milestones: the first production of bioLNG and the first refuelling of a truck. The first truck refuelling operation took place on Thursday 5 November at the Vulcangas service station in Rimini thanks to the start of industrial production of bio LNG at the Lucra96 biogas liquefaction plant in Lodi, Lombardy.

9 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Zero emission LNG gun with Ham Italia

Zero emission LNG gun with Ham Italia

The Ham Group, pursuing its commitment to achieve the objective of zero emissions of methane into the atmosphere, which is harmful to the environment and climate-changing, has developed an LNG dispensing “gun” for vehicles, which does not generate emissions when it is disconnected from the connection with the tanks.

29 Oct 2020 - ConferenzaGNL