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

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

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

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

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

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

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

IAPH guidelines for LNG-powered vessels during port calls

IAPH guidelines for LNG-powered vessels during port calls

The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has presented guidelines for the safe handling of LNG-powered vessels at port terminals. These guidelines not only describe the required procedures and operational actions; they also set out how to maintain safety during the ship-to-ship bunkering of LNG-powered vessels.

15 Oct 2020 - 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

EXPO AREA | 6/7/8 October 2021 Bologna

To show in detail products and services to operators visiting the stand, to give maximum visibility to the company, to network with buyers and qualified operators, to discover new trends in the sector also through the conferences and technical and specialized workshops scheduled.

14 Jul 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

First the hen, then the egg, but how’s the bird?

First the hen, then the egg, but how’s the bird?

The metaphor of whether the egg or the chicken comes first, meaning whether the demand for a good or the infrastructure to supply it should come first for the development of a market, has been repeatedly used and perhaps abused in these first ten years of development of the direct use of LNG in Italy (and beyond).

15 Jun 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG small tanker ship: news in Japan and South Korea

LNG small tanker ship: news in Japan and South Korea

In Japan, the Sakaide Works shipyard of Kawasaki Heavy Industries launched the first LNG bunker vessel of the country; In South Korea it was held the steel cutting ceremony for the construction of an LNG bunker for coastal supplies, the first to be built exclusively with local South Korean technology.

26 May 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Innovative LNG cold ironing for floating data center in Singapore

Innovative LNG cold ironing for floating data center in Singapore

Keppel Data Centres Holding has signed separate agreements with the logistics group Toll Group (Japan Post Group) and Dutch Royal Vopak to study the feasibility of a project related to a floating data centre and an LNG-to-power infrastructure aimed at decarbonising its operations.

8 May 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

11 Scania LNG tractors for Ham Spain road tank

11 Scania LNG tractors for Ham Spain road tank

The Spanish HAM Group has acquired 11 new Scania R 410 tractors that will join its own fleet of Transportes HAM, a leading company in the LNG road tank transport sector, specialized in flammable and cryogenic products, such as liquefied natural gas, liquefied gases from the petroleum (LPG), fluorocarbons, sulfur and carbon dioxide, gases from the air (oxygen, argon and nitrogen), and sulfur dioxide.

4 May 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Nauticor and Novatek to co-develop small scale LNG in the Baltic Sea

Nauticor and Novatek to co-develop small scale LNG in the Baltic Sea

Nauticor GmbH & Co. KG and the Russian Novatek Green Energy have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) regarding the cooperation in developing a joint LNG supply infrastructure in the Baltic Sea region.

30 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG oil-tankers, Total and AET proceed with the small scale

LNG oil-tankers, Total and AET proceed with the small scale

With two different press releases at the beginning of April, AET, the shipping company of the Malaysian MISC Group, provider of maritime energy logistics services, and Chartering and Shipping Services SA, of the Total Group, have announced an agreement for the construction and temporary rental of two dual-fuel VLCC (Very Large Crude Carriers) with main use of LNG. The two new ships are expected to be delivered to AET and then to Total from the first quarter of 2022.

16 Apr 2020 - ConferenzaGNL