LNG for World’s Largest Crane Vessel (SSCV) : OOS Zeelandia

| The Netherlands, Serooskerke

OOS-Zeelandia_003-600 graphic 2017Holding OOS International Group B.V., a major maritime services provider, has signed a memorandum of understanding with China Merchants Industry Holdings for the basic design and construction of the largest SSCV in the world, the OOS Zeelandia, a revolutionary new Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Read more »

World’s Largest X-Bow Vessel Designed with Dual-Fuel

| The Netherlands, Schiedam

Jumbo MaritimeJumbo, a Netherlands-based global heavy lift shipping and offshore transportation and installation contractor, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMIH) for the provision of the detailed engineering and construction of a new dual-fuel DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV). Read more »

Paris’ RATP Selects Iveco for 200 Natural Power Buses

| France, Paris

IVECO UrbanwayRATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens), the French state-owned public transport operator for the city of Paris, France, has awarded Iveco Bus, the global bus brand of CNH Industrial (CNHI), with one of the lots in a Europe-wide tender calling for long-term collaboration between 2017 to 2021. This tender will involve the supply of up to 200 Urbanway Natural Power buses, equipped to run on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and biomethane. Read more »

Bolivia Signs with Gazprom to Develop NGV Fuel Market

| Bolivia and Russia

Bolivia_YPFB CNG station

Mikhail Likhachev, Director General of Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo, and Oscar Javier Barriga Arteaga, Acting Executive President of Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB), signed a Memorandum of Intent on November 24 to set up a joint venture in Bolivia. The parties’aim is to develop the production and marketing infrastructure for compressed (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) to be sold as a vehicle fuel. Read more »

First-of-its-Kind Guidance for U.S. CNG Vehicle Maintenance Facilities

| USA, Washington DC | Source: NGVAmerica
Clean Energy NGV Easy Bay Vapour Barrier System

Clean Energy NGV Easy Bay Vapour Barrier System

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program has published a new first-of-its-kind guidance document, the Compressed Natural Gas Vehicle Maintenance Facility Modifications Handbook, which covers all aspects of indoor CNG vehicle maintenance facility considerations. Read more »

Egyptian Government Finances Vehicle Conversions to CNG

| Egypt, Cairo | Source: Daily News

Egyptian CNG vehicle conversionThe Egyptian government’s Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) has signed a contract worth EGP 10m (approx. USD 0.564m) with Natural Gas Vehicles Company (Cargas), to finance a vehicle conversion project.  Read more »

LIQAL and TSG Deliver United LNG Fueling Solutions

| The Netherlands, Breda

LIQAL LNG dispenserBreda-based LIQAL, a turnkey supplier of small-scale LNG systems, and Technical Services Group (TSG), supplier of equipment and services to gas stations and oil companies across Europe and Africa, have signed a partnership for the reselling and servicing of liquefied natural gas (LNG) dispensers and fueling systems for clean transport applications. Read more »

RNG Market Responds Positively to US EPA Ruling on Biofuel

| USA, Newport Beach CA

Clean Energy RedeemClean Energy Fuels Corp. President and CEO Andrew J. Littlefair made the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) final rule on the 2018 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard which included 288 million gallons of cellulosic biofuel. Read more »

Endesa Launches 2nd Bio-CNG Station in France

| France and Spain
Endesa Sigeif CNG Station

Endesa Sigeif CNG Station in Paris

Spanish energy company Endesa has launched its second station of natural gas vehicle (NGV) filling station in France, in the town of Saint Etienne. The station will allow the company “to offer an ecological and economic alternative for carriers, in a context of traffic restriction urban that responds to the fight against air pollution caused, in large part, by fine particles emitted by diesel vehicles. ” Read more »