LNG investments pending but IVECO remains Italian

LNG investments pending but IVECO remains Italian

The “news of the day” was supposed to be the role of small scale LNG in the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) but in the very latest version the topic was expunged.
A few days earlier, the sale of Iveco to Faw Jiefang, the largest Chinese manufacturer of heavy trucks, failed.

6 May 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

First LNG bunker with carbon-offset emissions by Repsol

First LNG bunker with carbon-offset emissions by Repsol

Repsol has bunkered a ship with LNG in the port of Cartagena in Spain, guaranteeing full compensation for the CO2 emissions associated with fuel consumption.

25 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

LNG ships on transatlantic routes

LNG ships on transatlantic routes

Gulf of Mexico – Europe/Canada routes opened to liquefied natural gas with first LNG bunker in USA for Russian SVF operated by Shell’s new ‘Q4k’.

24 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

Total and ENI take positions in bio-LNG production

Total and ENI take positions in bio-LNG production

Total and Eni, by acquiring Fonroche Biogaz and FRI-ELBiogas respectively, become major players in France, Italy and Europe in the biogas sector.

24 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

New bunker vessels for Kanfer and LNG tugs for Sembcorp Marine

New bunker vessels for Kanfer and LNG tugs for Sembcorp Marine

Kanfer Shipping AS (Kanfer) with Taizhou Wuzhou Shipbuilding Industry to build its first two small LNG bunker tankers. Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine Integrated Yard has started construction of the first LNG-powered tug that will operate in the Port of Singapore.

23 Mar 2021 - ConferenzaGNL

SOL and Air Liquide projects for bioLNG production

SOL and Air Liquide projects for bioLNG production

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

Ravenna Knutsen and Costa Toscana took to water

Ravenna Knutsen and Costa Toscana took to water

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

LNG bunkering vessel for Singapore e Russia

LNG bunkering vessel for Singapore e Russia

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

Carnival and Siem Car Carriers’ LNG fleets grow with Mardi Gras and Aristotle

Carnival and Siem Car Carriers’ LNG fleets grow with Mardi Gras and Aristotle

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

LNG tankers on their way to Alcegiras and Barcelona

LNG tankers on their way to Alcegiras and Barcelona

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

LNG speeds up methanisation in Sardinia

LNG speeds up methanisation in Sardinia

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

New LNG bunkering barge at Antwerp Port

New LNG bunkering barge at Antwerp Port

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

17 LNG trucks for Transports Jacky Perrenot

17 LNG trucks for Transports Jacky Perrenot

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

First LNG bunkering on the American Great Lakes

First LNG bunkering on the American Great Lakes

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

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

Ham expands LNG road distribution in Belgium and Netherlands

Ham expands LNG road distribution in Belgium and Netherlands

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

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

2020: LNG light in the dark, certainty for 2021

2020: LNG light in the dark, certainty for 2021

It is difficult at the end of a year like this to calmly communicate positive developments and enthusiasm, in any field. But we have to hold on to hope, and in this we have been luckier. For the small-scale LNG industry, 2020 was a good year, worldwide and also in Italy. And 2021 will be even better.

30 Dec 2020 - 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