At the end of February and beginning of April, the industrial gas companies SOL and Air Liquide, together with other partners, announced the start of work on their respective bioGNL production plants. Two plants are already in production in Italy: Cooperativa Speranza in Candiolo (TO) and Lucra 96 in Lodi, with a production capacity of just over 7000 cubic metres of bioGNL, using agricultural waste.
22 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL
Two more important milestones in the development of LNG at sea and beyond have been reached in recent weeks. The Ravenna Knutsen, a 30,000 cubic metre LNG tanker, and the Costa Toscana, Carnival Group’s fourth large LNG-powered cruise ship, both took to water. In the coming months the two ships will complete fitting out and will be able to sail, the first to the Mediterranean and the second to Brazil.
18 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL
Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd has delivered the first liquefied natural gas bunker ship to operate in Singapore, the FueLNG Bellina, ordered by FueLNG, the joint venture between Keppel Offshore & Marine and Shell Eastern Petroleum(Pte) Ltd. Russia’s Gazprom Neft also announced progress on the construction of the country’s first natural gas bunker ship.
18 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL
Finnish shipyard Meyer Turku has delivered the 180,000-tonne LNG-fuelled cruise ship Mardi Gras to Carnival Cruise Line in a live virtual signing ceremony. Siem Car Carriers’ (SCC) Aristotle, the second of two LNG-powered pure car truck carriers (PCTCs) in the SCC fleet, also began its maiden voyage from Emden, Germany, to North America.
17 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL
The initiative is part of the Spanish LNGHIVE2 strategy coordinated by Enagás as part of the European CEF mechanism, which will provide funding equal to 20% of the construction cost for approximately 11 million euros. A similar initiative is being finalized for a second bunker vessel which will be dedicated to the port of Barcelona.
10 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL
The methanisation of Sardinia is moving ahead with increasing momentum, with the construction of local LNG depots to replace the LPG and propane air depots used to supply the city’s gas distribution networks. A few days ago, the plant in the municipality of Tissi (Sassari), built by CPL Concordia, a pioneer in the LNG sector in Italy, went into operation.
10 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL
The Belgian gas group Fluxys and the LNG supplier Titan LNG have taken delivery of the FlexFueler 002, the LNG internal refuelling barge that will serve the Port and the Antwerp region from February 2021.
27 Feb 2021 - ConferenzaGNL
Among the first French carriers to focus on liquefied natural gas, the French company Transports Jacky Perrenot has just received 17 new LNG-powered Iveco S-Ways.
26 Feb 2021 - ConferenzaGNL
Thanks to the collaboration between the Canadian Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) and the US energy company REV LNG (Pennsylvania), for the first time ever a ship was refueled with LNG on the American Great Lakes (Lake Ontario ), where the motor vessel Damia Desgagnés, used for the transport of asphalts, docked in the port of Hamilton-Oshawa to be refuelled with LNG before leaving for Detroit.
25 Feb 2021 - ConferenzaGNL
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) will build 10 LNG-powered supertankers (VLCC class) for a European customer whose identity has not been disclosed and 3 tankers for Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)
24 Feb 2021 - ConferenzaGNL
HAM Group continues to expand its network of LNG filling stations in Europe, thanks to an agreement with the Dutch company PitPoint, which will allow HAM Card users to refuel at two new stations in Belgium and the Netherlands.
23 Feb 2021 - ConferenzaGNL
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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