First LNG by rail from Marseille to Milan

First LNG by rail from Marseille to Milan

For the first time, LNG was transported by rail with an isocontainer loaded at the LNG terminal in Fos Cavaou (Marseille) and delivered to a service station near Milan. LNG loads by train already arrive in Northern Italy but coming from the coast of Northern Europe, having to cover much greater distances.

22 Jul 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Russia in small-scale LNG

Russia in small-scale LNG

Although the coronavirus pandemic has negatively impacted the long-term prospects for the global LNG industry and the forecasts for the commissioning of LNG production capacities around the world have been revised downwards, Russian operators predict that the demand for LNG will continue to grow, including as a fuel for transport.

22 Jul 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Waste collection with self-produced bioLNG also for Contarina

Waste collection with self-produced bioLNG also for Contarina

Liquigas and Contarina, a public company for the management of waste in the 49 municipalities adhering to the Priula Basin Council, in the province of Treviso, have signed a project financing agreement aimed at the realization of a circular economy project, which involves the use of LNG and GNC, to feed Contarina’s urban waste collection fleet. In fact, the project envisages the use of biomethane produced by the treatment of the organic fraction at the Trevignano plant for the production of bioLNG.

22 Jul 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

NYK orders 12 new LNG ships for auto transport

NYK orders 12 new LNG ships for auto transport

Japan’s Nippon Yusen (NYK) has ordered 12 new LNG-powered auto cargo ships worth a total of 100 billion yen (752 million euros), the largest order of its kind ever placed in Japan.

21 Jul 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

BioLNG by Lazzari & Lucchini with IES Biogas, Green Arrow and TotalEnergies

BioLNG by Lazzari & Lucchini with IES Biogas, Green Arrow and TotalEnergies

In Verolanuova, in the province of Brescia, last June the Lazzari & Zucchini Company started the “Bio Industry” plant built by IES Biogas for the production of bioGNL from the treatment of by-products of the agro-livestock chain. The Green Arrow Capital investment fund participated in the investment, the first financial institution to do so, while TotalEnergies contracted the purchase of the production.

19 Jul 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG tankers for OMV Turkey

LNG tankers for OMV Turkey

OMV, the main Austrian energy operator, has recently replaced 10% of its tanker fleet in Turkey with those powered by liquid natural gas as part of its sustainable and environmentally friendly growth approach, which traditionally use Diesel. OMV Turkey supplies LNG to around 400 customers in regions of the country out of reach of the pipelines.

28 Jun 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Carnival to build second LNG-powered Excel-class ship

Carnival to build second LNG-powered Excel-class ship

Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of its founding, Carnival Cruise Line will build a new LNG-powered Excel-class ship that will join the Carnival fleet in 2022.

22 Sep 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Nordic countries started to use BioLNG as a marine fuel

Nordic countries started to use BioLNG as a marine fuel

The Finnish company Gasum, active in the production and distribution of natural gas, the shipping company ESL Shipping and the Swedish steel producer SSAB have started tests for the use of bio-LNG as a marine fuel.

3 Sep 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Dutch Rolande opens its first LNG station in Germany

Dutch Rolande opens its first LNG station in Germany

Rolande, market leader in the Netherlands in the construction of infrastructure for the production of liquefied natural gas and bio-LNG for trucks, has recently entered the German LNG market with the opening of its first LNG filling station in the city of Ulm.

1 Sep 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Bureaucracy

Bureaucracy

After years of announced availability on the official sites, in early May in Marseille there was the first supply of LNG direct from tank ship to user ship (READ MORE here). Everything went smoothly under the grim control of a team of maritime firefighters and officials of the harbor master.

18 May 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

First LOTOS LNG station in Poland, seventh in the country

First LOTOS LNG station in Poland, seventh in the country

In Poland, the LOTOS oil group has promoted an agreement between the distribution company LOTOS Paliwa and the company Remontowa LNG Systems Sp. for the design and construction of a pilot LNG refueling station in Gdansk-Osowa, which will be the first station of such type of the LOTOS Group in the country.

6 May 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Abstract del I Workshop 2013-2014

Abstract del I Workshop 2013-2014

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29 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Ancona, 16 luglio 2014 | GNL a chilometro zero

Ancona, 16 luglio 2014 | GNL a chilometro zero

GNL a chilometro zero. Tecnologie della criogenia, mini e micro liquefazione applicate a metano e biometano Le tecnologie della criogenia sono diffuse ed applicate da tempo in molti settori e la loro maturità ha consentito di sviluppare soluzioni competitive per il trasporto e lo stoccaggio dei cosiddetti gas industriali o tecnici. Queste tecnologie stanno trovando oggi […]

29 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Genova, 27 ottobre 2014 | La cantieristica navale italiana alla prova del GNL

Genova, 27 ottobre 2014 | La cantieristica navale italiana alla prova del GNL

La cantieristica navale italiana alla prova del GNLProspettive, opportunità e iniziative in corso Il workshop organizzato da ConferenzaGNL in collaborazione con l’Autorità Portuale di Genova, svoltosi il 27 ottobre 2014, ha voluto fare il punto sulle prospettive di domanda e offerta  mondiali, europee e mediterranee che potrebbero interessare l’industria cantieristica nazionale mettendo a confronto i principali attori della […]

29 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Augusta, 13 maggio 2016 | Italia hub del gas naturale, opportunità GNL per il Mediterraneo

Augusta, 13 maggio 2016 | Italia hub del gas naturale, opportunità GNL per il Mediterraneo

Download the report from Italia hub del gas naturale, opportunità GNL per il Mediterraneo, Augusta 2016

29 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Cagliari, 12/13 Aprile 2018 | Sardegna leader del GNL nel Mediterraneo

Cagliari, 12/13 Aprile 2018 | Sardegna leader del GNL nel Mediterraneo

Download the report from the 4th Isola dell’energia: Sardegna leader del GNL nel Mediterraneo, 2018

29 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

The growth of LNG car carriers continues: two new ships for Hyundai

The growth of LNG car carriers continues: two new ships for Hyundai

Following recent orders for LNG car carriers, the Korean Register (KR) classification company recently announced that it has granted approval in principle (AIP) for the suitability of two ships with LNG propulsion (dual fuel) used for the transport of vehicles developed by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).

2 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

First full-scale test of the combustion chamber of AVIO M10 LNG – LOx

First full-scale test of the combustion chamber of AVIO M10 LNG – LOx

n the United States on last March, the first test of the combustion chamber of the cryogenic M10 liquid oxygen and methane engine for the third stage of the future Italian Vega E launcher was held at the historic NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville (Alabama).

31 Mar 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

New MAN LNG engines for TT-Line and Tallink ferries

New MAN LNG engines for TT-Line and Tallink ferries

After a first order concluded at the beginning of the year of the new MAN 51/60DF engines for a LNG RoPax ferry from the Jiangsu Jingling shipyard for the German TT-Line (Volkswagen group), MAN Energy Solutions has been awarded another order from the shipyard Finnish Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) for a similar supply in favor of Estonian Tallink Grupp.

23 Mar 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Balearia LNG close to completion. 72 million euro for retrofitting

Balearia LNG close to completion. 72 million euro for retrofitting

The Spanish shipping company Baleària’s LNG conversion strategy continues rapidly, based on the transformation of six of its ferries and the construction of three new ones, two of which are already sailing, built at the Italian shipyard Visentini and a third super fast catamaran ferry under construction at the Spanish shipyard Armon Gijón. The programme, […]

17 Mar 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

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

Small scale LNG in the Moroccan desert

Small scale LNG in the Moroccan desert

The Moroccan company Sound Energy, specialized in the exploration and production of natural gas, claimed to have shifted its attention to the production of small-scale production in the TE-5 Horst field, as part of the Tendrara production concession in the desert north-east of the country, near the border with Algeria. As reported by LNG World […]

11 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

First Russian LNG-powered river ship

First Russian LNG-powered river ship

On February 27th at the JSC Zelenodolsk river yard – located in the center of Russia on the Volga River and belonging to the Ak Bars Shipbuilding Corporation JSC – the “keel laying” ceremony of a river cruise ship was held, which will be the first of the of its kind to be powered by […]

3 Mar 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG Bunkering operations to ships tripled in 2019 in Spain

LNG Bunkering operations to ships tripled in 2019 in Spain

195 operations were carried out in 2019, in which 81,704 m3 of LNG was supplied. This is a very significant increase compared to the 60 operations carried out in 2018, when 4,504 m3 of LNG were supplied. This growing trend continues in January 2020, with 35 operations carried out, in which 12,055 m3 was supplied. […]

24 Feb 2020 - ConferenzaGNL