ATAP, the local public transport company of the Municipality of Pordenone (Friuli) has acquired 15 LNG buses of the Italian Bus Industry (IIA) that will gradually enter into service in the coming months. The vehicles will travel between 500 and 1000 kilometers with a full tank, depending on the number of cryogenic tanks adopted, from two to four, positioned on the roof of the vehicles. The seats, compared to the traditional buses in use in the Friulian city, pass sa 25 to 35.
1 Dec 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
As our readers know, as they have massively participated, ConferenzaGNL organised the International Forum “LNG in the Euro-Mediterranean Corridor and the role of the logistic system of Genoa and Liguria” on 19 and 20 November on behalf of the Metropolitan City of Geniva and the Liguria Region. Strictly online.
Considering the follow-up, the positive feedback received, and the novelties that emerged, it was a successful event, which required a great commitment for the orderly participation of 62 speakers, 14 of whom from abroad, simultaneous translation into French and English, in the disastrous context of Italian internet connections.
25 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
Recently, Gasum and Pavilion Energy Singapore have agreed to collaborate on the development of a global LNG bunker supply network for their customers in Singapore and Northern Europe, including Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and Antwerp.
18 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
Last September, the Wärtsilä Group has been awarded a major contract to supply and construct a plant for production of CO2-neutral liquid transport fuels. The plant will liquefy gas from the natural gas grid to produce carbon-neutral LNG. It will have a capacity of approximately 100,000 tons per year and located in Cologne, Germany.
17 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
Coinciding with the International Forum “LNG in the Euro-Mediterranean corridor and the role of the Logistic System of Genoa and Liguria”, promoted by the Liguria Region and Genoa Metropolitan City, and organised by ConferenzaGNL, the La Spezia Harbour Master’s Office published on 13 November the Order no. 174 approving the attached Regulation for the ship-to-ship LNG bunkering activities for passenger ships docking in the La Spezia port.
16 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
On the eve of the new Brunsbüttel LNG terminal construction, the German Shipowners’ Association underlined the considerable importance that the LNG infrastructure will play in Germany for the energy evolution of the country.
15 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
In France C4T Europe has opened a new mobile LNG (and CNG) station in Marck, near the Port of Calais and the Eurotunnel in the Transmarck Industrial Zone, at exit 48 of the A16 / E40 motorway, a strategic point for national and international transport as a gateway to the United Kingdom.
13 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
While the first LNG supply from ship to ship was being carried out in Italy in the port of La Spezia to supply the cruise ship Costa Smeralda, Japan and Malaysia also started these supply methods, which are rapidly expanding globally.
12 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
ona, the first of two new LNG-powered ships ordered by Carnival Corporation for the cruise brand P&O Cruises, has been delivered to the British shipping company after successfully completing numerous technical and nautical tests in the North Sea.
11 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
In addition to the many innovations in the development of direct uses of LNG in Italy, there are two other milestones: the first production of bioLNG and the first refuelling of a truck. The first truck refuelling operation took place on Thursday 5 November at the Vulcangas service station in Rimini thanks to the start of industrial production of bio LNG at the Lucra96 biogas liquefaction plant in Lodi, Lombardy.
9 Nov 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
The Ham Group, pursuing its commitment to achieve the objective of zero emissions of methane into the atmosphere, which is harmful to the environment and climate-changing, has developed an LNG dispensing “gun” for vehicles, which does not generate emissions when it is disconnected from the connection with the tanks.
29 Oct 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
Sunday 25 October 2020 is a day that will remain in the history of the development of direct uses of LNG in our country. In fact, in the port of La Spezia in Liguria, the first supply of liquid methane to a large tanker vessel took place successfully. The ship supplied was the Costa Smeralda, flagship of the Costa Crociere fleet, the largest in the world using LNG.
27 Oct 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
Europe increasingly associates the overcoming of the economic and social crisis due to the coronavirus epidemic with the energy transition. Making Europe the reference point for the global industrial relaunch with a neutral climate impact is already finding in the LNG and small bio LNG supply chain an immediately available first response.
21 Oct 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
At the beginning of the second week of September, the 6,000 cubic meter LNG bunker ship Optimus was successfully launched and christened at the shipyard of the Dutch shipbuilding company Damen Group, built on behalf of the Elenger Marine company.
16 Oct 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
The GAZ Group, one of the main Russian manufacturers of natural gas vehicles has designed a new LNG-powered bus that will be marketed under the initials LiAZ-5292 LNG, after the completion of all certification tests and following the the final approval of the new model.
13 Oct 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
At 11.20pm on Saturday 10 October, the Costa Smeralda, flagship of the Costa Cruises fleet, the largest and most modern LNG-powered ship in the world, resumed navigation. It is also the first liquid methane cruise ship to resume navigation after forced “disarmament” due to the coronavirus, which has blocked all cruises since last February.
12 Oct 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
Classification company Bureau Veritas has granted Principle Approval (AiP) for Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) LNG Floating Power Plant System (Hi-FL2P).
8 Oct 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
According to recent forecasts by the specialist company Pavilion Energy, collected and relaunched by S&P Global Platts, the global demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) for ship bunkering will grow considerably in the coming years, reaching 9 million tons in 2025 and growing about thirty times to around 30 million tonnes in 2030, with at least 100 more LNG bunkering vessels to be added to the existing fleet.
7 Oct 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
Edison and Kuwait Petroleum Italia (Q8) officially presented last October 1st the project for a coastal storage of LNG in the Neapolitan port, described by the two companies as part of the “Green Shipping Week 2020” in Naples, after the indiscretions that have occurred in the past two years and a recent European grant for authorization engineering.
5 Oct 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
On 19 September, the first LNG road service station and the first biomethane production plant in Sicily have been inaugurated in Catania. The distribution plant, also equipped with a biomethane dispenser for cars, was built by the local Nicolosi Trasporti, while the biomethane production plant, from waste and by-products of agricultural production, by Assoro Biometano.
5 Oct 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
The evolution of LNG from fossil to renewable and the relationship with the direct uses of liquid methane and hydrogen will be two of the main themes of the forthcoming 6th International Conference and Expo on small scale LNG, the main two-yearly international event in the sector for Europe and the Mediterranean area (Bologna 5-7 May 2021).
25 Sep 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
After its installation was completed at the end of July 2020, the Italian Bio-LNG plant from the landfill of Novi Ligure is now fully functioning.
18 Sep 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
SMART LNG, a joint venture of the Russian companies Sovcomflot (SCF Group), specialized in fuel shipping, and NOVATEK, LNG producer, has signed contracts with VEB.RF Group, Russian economic development agency, and Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex for the construction of ten Arc7 LNG icebreakers for the shipment of liquid methane.
16 Sep 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
BHP Billiton, the world’s largest mining company, has chartered five bulk carriers that will be powered by LNG. The company’s stated goal is to improve its environmental rating. With this choice, the company plans to reduce climate-altering emissions by 30 percent for each voyage.
14 Sep 2020 - ConferenzaGNL
In Emilia Romagna, not only TPER (Transport of Passengers Emilia Romagna), already active for years in the use of LNG, but also the Forlì-based START Romagna chooses liquid methane as its first option. The Veneto Region also arrives, with the projects of the ATV (Verona Transport Company). Among the suppliers of the vehicles, ItalScania is joined by IIA (Industria Italia Autobus, formerly Breda Menarini). The technological innovation of HVM (High Vacuum Maintenance), manufacturer of cryogenic tanks, was decisive, allowing them to be positioned on the roof of cars.
11 Sep 2020 - ConferenzaGNL