Agility Fuel Solutions Receives CARB Approval for Low-NOx 6.0L NG Engine with HD-OBD

| USA: Costa Mesa CA

Agility Low-NOx 6.0L natural gas engine with HD-OBDAgility Fuel Solutions, a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, has received California Air Resources Board (CARB) certifications for its first natural gas-powered engine. The Agility 366NGTM, a General Motors 6.0L engine with an Agility natural gas fuel system, is certified to meet the CARB Optional Low NOx Emissions Standards and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards. Read more »

Zhengzhou to Trial 20 Yutong New Hydrogen Buses

| China: Zhengzhou

Yutong Fuel Cell BusZhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., Ltd. (Yutong), a large-scale modern bus manufacturing company located in Zhengzhou in China’s Henan province, says Zhengzhou Public Transportation Corporation (ZPTC) will put into use two hydrogen fuel cell buses in the city this week. The start-up will be followed by a further 18 buses as part of a commercial demonstration operation. Read more »

CNG Shuttle Buses for California’s Oakland International Airport

| USA: Oakland CA

Oakland CNG-powered parking shuttles at airport CAOakland International Airport (OAK), the fourth busiest airport in California, has completed testing and put into operation 9 new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) -powered parking shuttle buses. OAK can now provide convenient and environmentally sustainable service between airline terminals and parking facilities. Read more »

Canadian Ferry Delivered with Low-Impact Wärtsilä Dual-Fuel

| Finland and Canada
STQ MV Armand Imbeau II

LNG-fuelled STQ MV Armand Imbeau II (Image: Davie Shipyards)

A new 92 metre long ferry built for the Canadian operator Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), fitted with a broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions, has been delivered. The final commissioning of the vessel took place at the Chantier Davie Canada shipyard in June 2018. Read more »

Hexagon Gains Major First Order for New Titan 53 Mobile Pipeline Module

| USA: Lincoln NE

Hexagon Mobile Titan

Hexagon Composites’ subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln LLC has been awarded a substantial order for the new TITAN® 53 transport modules from Xpress Natural Gas LLC (XNG), a leading full-service provider of CNG Mobile Pipeline®, with a total value of USD 10.6 million. The large-capacity Mobile Pipeline® modules will serve virtual interconnect projects in the U.S., connecting communities and facilities to the gas grid. Read more »

Californian Flour Transported with New Ultra-Low Emission HD Natural Gas Trucks

| USA: Los Angeles CA

Food Express (FXI) Kenworth FleetFood Express, Inc. (FXI) a transporter of flour and malt barley throughout California for use in products such as bread, ramen noodles, tortillas and craft beer, has taken delivery of the first set of 46 new trucks for use on delivery routes. Eleven new ultra-low emission Kenworth T680 natural gas trucks contribute to California’s and FXI’s clean air solution. Read more »

Sauer Compressors USA Celebrates 20th Anniversary

| USA: Stevensville MD

Sauer CNG compressorSauer Compressors USA, an affiliate of Kiel-based Sauer Group in Germany, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year as a provider of quality medium and high-pressure compressors. Sauer USA has grown from small beginnings to become an international network throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Central America. Read more »

SEA\LNG Signs ÉNESTAS for Mexican Marine LNG

| United Kingdom: London and Mexico: Mexico City

ENESTAS natural gas stations (mobile)ÉNESTAS, the largest private LNG company in Mexico and with the largest LNG distribution network, will leverage its wealth and breadth of expertise in relation to LNG – garnered from both road and ship transportation – to support SEA|LNG’s vision of a competitive global LNG value chain for cleaner maritime shipping by 2020. The company joined Sea|LNG last week. Read more »

Kenworth Offers Trucks with CWI L9N Near Zero Natural Gas Engine

| USA: Kirkland WA
Cummins Westport L9N Engine

Cummins Westport L9N Engine

Kenworth has introduced the Cummins Westport L9N near zero NOx emissions natural gas engine to its options for the T680 on-highway truck and T880 and T880S work trucks. The L9N engine is certified to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) optional low NOx standard of 0.02 g/bhp-hr ‒ a 90 percent reduction from engines operating at the current Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) NOx limit of 0.2 g/bhp-hr. Read more »

Spain Modifies Laws to Support Transition to LNG-Fuelled Transportation

| Spain: Madrid
Fure-Vinga bunkers LNG at Cartagena Spain

Fure Vinga bunkers LNG at Cartagena

On May 26, Spain’s government published Royal Decree 335/2018  (RD 335/2018) in the Official State Gazette (BOE), modifying various royal decrees regulating the natural gas sector. Those regulations are now in force and will assist in the development of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a fuel for marine and land transportation. Read more »