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

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

DSME agreements for 10 + 3 VLCC LNG tankers

DSME agreements for 10 + 3 VLCC LNG tankers

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

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

Total Italia new leading company on the Italian small scale LNG market

Total Italia new leading company on the Italian small scale LNG market

The Total Group, through its Total Italia branch, has announced in recent days that it has entered the market for the sale of LNG to final consumers in Italy in land transport as well as for industrial and maritime uses.

4 Jul 2020 - ConferenzaGNL

Kooiman to build 2nd LNG bunkering pontoon for Titan LNG and Fluxys

Kooiman to build 2nd LNG bunkering pontoon for Titan LNG and Fluxys

The Dutch Shipyard Kooiman will build a second LNG bunkering pontoon, the FlexFueler 002, for Belgium’s Fluxys and Titan LNG.  The pontoon, that will be 76,40 meters long and 11,45 wide, will be equipped with four vacuum insulated type C cargo tanks capable of transporting up to 370 cubic meters of LNG. The pontoon is […]

14 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Hapag-Lloyd first in world to convert large container ship to LNG

Hapag-Lloyd first in world to convert large container ship to LNG

Recently the maritime company Hapag Lloyd of Hamburg has signed with the Chinese company Hudong ZHONGHUA Shipbuilding (Group) Co Ltd. a contract to convert its maxi container ship “Sajir” of 15.000 TEU (conventional unit that is equivalent to a container of 20 feet) to LNG. The conversion will be carried out in the Shanghai-based shipyard […]

12 Feb 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Kvarken Link and Rauma Marine Constructions for a new LNG fuelled Ferry

Kvarken Link and Rauma Marine Constructions for a new LNG fuelled Ferry

Finnish shipbuilding company Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) and Kvarken Link shipping company have announced a Letter of Intent concerning the construction of a new environmentally friendly Ro-Pax ferry. The propulsion system will be hybrid system with a combination of a dual fuel (LNG/Biogas and diesel/SCR) and batteries, with liquefied natural gas (LNG) being the main […]

21 Jan 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Uniper-Titan deal to promote LNG as a fuel in Germany

Uniper-Titan deal to promote LNG as a fuel in Germany

Uniper SE and the Dutch Titan LNG signed a Memorandum of Understanding to accelerate the growth of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) as a fuel in the downstream markets for industry, road fuel and shipping fuel in Germany. The two companies are planning to develop a user-friendly technical interface and commercial products for small-scale LNG players […]

18 Jan 2019 - ConferenzaGNL

Spain: small scale Sagunto and Huelva and LNG railway with Seville

Spain: small scale Sagunto and Huelva and LNG railway with Seville

In Spain, the ‘LNGHIVE2: Infrastructure and Logistics Solutions’ project, coordinated by Enagás, has been positively rated and selected by the European Commission ‘Connecting Europe Facility’ (CEF) for funding. The initiative aims to boost the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a fuel for maritime and rail transport. The total investment in the project will […]

21 Nov 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Germany cuts tolls for LNG heavy vehicles

Germany cuts tolls for LNG heavy vehicles

In Germany, from 1 January 2019 up to the end of 2020, electric trucks as well as those powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquefied natural gas (LNG) with a capacity of over 7.5 tonnes of total gross weight will enjoy substantial reductions in motorway tolls. According to the new measures announced last summer […]

2 Nov 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

ENN orders China’s first seagoing LNG bunker vessel

ENN orders China’s first seagoing LNG bunker vessel

The privately owned Chinese gas distributor ENN Energy Holdings Ltd. has announced that it has ordered an 8,500 cubic meters LNG bunker vessel at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC), the largest Chinese shipyard located in the southern coastal city of Dalian, in the Liaoning Province. The new 119 meters vessel, that will be delivered in […]

31 Oct 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Rolls-Royce engines for four Havila Kystruten’s LNG ferries

Rolls-Royce engines for four Havila Kystruten’s LNG ferries

Rolls-Royce said it won a contract to provide power and propulsion for four Havila Kystruten’s liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled Ro-Pax vessels. Rolls-Royce will provide a fully integrated LNG power and propulsion solution to all four ships. This includes two LNG fuel tanks with process system, and control and safety systems, four Bergen gas engines, main […]

30 Oct 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

New European labels for fuels

New European labels for fuels

From October 12, 2018 in the 28 Member States of the European Union and the European Economic Area (Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway) and in Serbia, Macedonia, Switzerland and Turkey, new labels and definitions for fuels are to be used obligatorily in service stations and on transport vehicles. The new labeling, introduced by European measures, provides for […]

11 Oct 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Eesti Gaas Orders LNG Bunker Vessel for North-East Baltic Sea

Eesti Gaas Orders LNG Bunker Vessel for North-East Baltic Sea

Estonian energy company Eesti Gaas has placed an order for a 6,000 cbm liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker vessel with Dutch shipyard group Damen. The new vessel is intended for LNG-fueled vessels in the North-East region of the Baltic Sea, and it will be delivered in September 2020. “The vessel will load LNG in the […]

10 Oct 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

EU contributions to “Venice LNG facility” increase to 18.5 million euros

EU contributions to “Venice LNG facility” increase to 18.5 million euros

The European Commission has announced a new co-financing of 12.1 million euros in favor of the “Venice LNG facility” project for the construction of a liquefied natural gas terminal in the Port of Venice, presented last April by the Port Authority Authority North Adriatic Sea and the Venice LNG company, as part of the Connecting […]

8 Oct 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG in Sardinia

LNG in Sardinia

It is unusual to participate into the inauguration of a service station and to feel satisfaction despite the lack of fuel to be sold. Sincere, however, the approval of those present in Villacidro, a few days ago, in the new plant of the ISA Group, the main Sardinian company engaged in “large-scale distribution” sector. Made […]

30 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

SENER Marine LNG-powered unit for Rimorchiatori Panfido

SENER Marine LNG-powered unit for Rimorchiatori Panfido

As part of a project co-funded by the European Union through the Poseidon MED II program, Spanish engineering and technology group SENER has signed a contract with the Venetian maritime company Rimorchiatori Riuniti Panfido & C. srl to provide basic engineering and technical assistance for the construction of a dual fuel tugboat powered by liquefied […]

29 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Inauguration in two stages of the first Sardinian GNL distributor

Inauguration in two stages of the first Sardinian GNL distributor

Last 19 September the first distribution plant for traditional fuels and CNG – GNL was inaugurated in Villacidro (Sardinia). The initiative is part of the Isa Group (“Nonna Isa” trademark), which already has its own service station with only traditional fuels and electric charging in Sassari. A two-stage inauguration because LNG is not yet available […]

21 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

In Gate (Rotterdam) record on LNG for trucks

In Gate (Rotterdam) record on LNG for trucks

ICIS, the specialized information agency on energy, has recently published an in-depth analysis of LNG loading for trucks at the GATE (Gas Access To Europe) plant in Rotterdam. The plant, managed by Gasunie and Koninklijke Vopak N.V. is equipped to supply both tankers and trucks and bunkers and soon became the main LNG terminal in […]

18 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Gasum Plan for 50 LNG stations in Finland, Sweden and Norway

Gasum Plan for 50 LNG stations in Finland, Sweden and Norway

Gasum, the Finnish company specialized in LNG, has announced an investment plan starting from 2020 to bring the number of service stations for heavy vehicles in Finland, Sweden and Norway from the current four to 50. The new refueling stations will be positioned in the main road transport nodes and the use of liquefied biogas […]

17 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

The LNG prospects for the maritime sector seen from Genova

The LNG prospects for the maritime sector seen from Genova

On 12 September the Propeller Club Genova, with the collaboration of Wartsila, organized a meeting on the National Energy Strategy and the infrastructures for LNG. The event saw the large participation of representatives of all the branches of the maritime sector from Genova. The presentation of some reports was followed by an in-depth discussion on […]

16 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

Clean Energy – Total alliance for LNG in the USA

Clean Energy – Total alliance for LNG in the USA

Last July a broad strategic agreement for the development of LNG for transport, as well as CNG and biomethane, was signed between  Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the leading US company in the sector, based in California, and Total , the leading French operator of LNG. The collaboration agreement was implemented thanking to Total Marketing Services […]

15 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL

The first long-distance LNG bus in the world is from Scania

The first long-distance LNG bus in the world is from Scania

The Swedish company Scania, manufacturer of industrial vehicles (lorries, road tractors, buses and engines) owned for 45.66% by the Volkswagen group, for 13% by MAN and for the rest distributed among various shareholders, set up, first in the world, a long-distance LNG bus. The bus will be presented at the next IAA in Hannover, the […]

14 Sep 2018 - ConferenzaGNL