Agility Receives 2019 CARB Approval for Natural Gas Fuel System for GM 6.0L Engine

| USA: Costa Mesa CA | Source: Agility Fuel Solutions
GMC Sierra HD

GMC Sierra HD

Agility Fuel Solutions, a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, has received 2019 California Air Resources Board (CARB) certifications for its natural gas fuel system for installation on General Motors 6.0L gasoline engines. Read more »

AIDAnova Bunkers LNG in Canary Islands

| The Netherlands: Rotterdam | Source: Anthony Veder

AIDAnova and Coral Methane LNG bunkerOn 16 January 2019, Coral Methane successfully carried out her first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering operation on the world’s first LNG-powered cruise ship at Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands. She fueled AIDAnova, the newest ship from AIDA Cruises, which made history as the cruise industry’s first ship to be powered at sea and in port by the world’s cleanest burning fossil fuel. Read more »

Iran Reaches for 2,500 CNG Filling Stations

| Iran: Tehran | Source: Petroenergy Information Network
CNG station Iran

CNG consumption increased in Khorasan Razavi Province

The number of Iran’s compressed natural gas (CNG) stations is planned to reach 2,489 by late February, reports Iran’s Petroenergy Information Network. Hamid Ghasemi DehCheshmeh, director of the CNG Project of the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC), said 40 new stations would come online during the 40 anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. Read more »

Uniper and Titan LNG to Jointly Accelerate LNG as Transport Fuel

| The Netherlands: Amsterdam | Source: Titan LNG

Uniper-Titan-LNGUniper SE and the Dutch Titan LNG have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to accelerate the growth of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) as a fuel in the downstream markets for road fuel and shipping fuel in Germany, also for industry. Small-scale LNG players will be targeted. Read more »

New LNG Dual-Fuel Ice Class Ferry for Vaasa-Umeå route

| Finland: Rauma | Source: Rauma Marine Constructions Oy

Wasaline LNG Ferry illustrationFinnish shipbuilding company Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) has signed its third letter of intent within a short period, this time for a car and passenger ferry set to operate between the Finnish city of Vaasa and the Swedish city of Umeå. The propulsion system will be hybrid system with a combination of a dual fuel (LNG/Biogas and diesel/SCR) and batteries. Read more »

Lithuania’s Vlantana Trials Scania CNG Truck for Logistics

| Lithuania: Klaipėda | Source: Scania

Vlantana trials Scania TruckScania in Lithuania has partnered with the Vlantana logistics company and SG dujos, developer of gas infrastructure, to trial the first gas-fuelled truck in the country. The Scania R 410 with its 13-litre gas engine is being trialled on local and regional routes. Fuelling CNG in Lithuania is currently more than 40 percent cheaper in comparison with diesel. Read more »

Galileo’s LNG Expands Argentina’s Fueling Options

| Argentina: Buenos Aires | Source: Galileo Technologies S.A.

Galileo fueled first LNG fleet ScaniaArgentina’s Galileo Technologies, a global natural gas solutions provider, has fueled six liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled Scania trucks at the Anchoris thermoelectric power plant in Mendoza province. The Scania G340 trucks, owned by the Andreu carrier company from Mendoza, will transport the Virtual Gas Pipeline, the system used by Galileo Technologies to distribute gas as liquid fuel. Read more »

Unique Project Delivers LNG-fuelled ‘Ecodelta’ Dredger

| The Netherlands: Groningen | Source: Conoship International

TSHD Ecodelta christeningA unique shipbuilding project, initiated by Van der Kamp, a Zwolle-based dredging company and Conoship International in 2015, culminated in the christening of the vessel last week.  Ecodelta is a one-of-a-kind LNG-fuelled trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) with two main objectives: recover valuable material from the seabed and create a greater depth of water. Read more »

Algás Incentive Finds Willing Participants for CNG Vehicle Conversions

| Brazil: Maceió | Source: Algás

Algas GNV campaignGás de Alagoas S.A. (Algás), a natural gas trading company which operates in the Brazilian state of Alagoas, has hit a winner with its “GNV é mil” promotion. The initial offering has been fully subscribed and now a second CNG conversion offering has been introduced. Read more »

Natural Gas Can Alleviate Mexico’s Fuel Problems, AMGN Argues

| Mexico: Mexico City | Source: AMGN

AMGN LogoThe Mexican Association of Natural Gas (Asociación Mexicana de Gas Natural – AMGN) has proposed to the government of Mexico that its problems of liquid fuel supply can be greatly alleviated by the promotion of natural gas as a fuel for transportation. Diversification will benefit the people and the economy. Read more »