Grants for Fuel-Cell R&D Maritime Transport Projects in Norway

| Norway: Oslo | Source: Hyon AS and Enova SF

Image emission-free shipping by Enova SF, Norway 2018Hyon AS (Hyon), a joint venture established in 2017, owned wholly by Nel ASA, Hexagon Composites ASA and PowerCell Sweden AB, has together with partners been awarded grants under the PILOT-E scheme for the development and realization of two hydrogen-related maritime projects: a high-speed ferry and a short-sea freighter. Read more »

Canadian Collaboration supports Natural Gas Refueling in Southern Ontario

| Canada: London ON | Source: Union Energy Solutions and CNGVA

​Union Energy Solutions Limited Partnership, an unregulated affiliate of Union Gas Limited – an Enbridge Company, along with its industry partner Clean Energy Fuels Corp., have built a network of three compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling stations at Flying J and Windsor travel centers along Ontario’s Highway 401. Read more »

Community of Madrid Incentivizes Light NGVs

| Spain: Madrid | Source: La Comunidad de Madrid
SEAT Arona

SEAT Arona

The Community of Madrid, of which the national capital of Spain lies at the heart, has launched a campaign to promote the acquisition of vehicles that work with alternative energies to traditional fuels. The so-called ‘Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan’ (MUS Plan) aims to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other pollutants, in order to improve air quality and contribute to the energy transition. Read more »

Eesti Gaas Opening Trio of CNG Stations

| Estonia: Tallinn | Source: Eesti Gaas

CNG station supplied by Eesti GaasEstonian energy company Eesti Gaas is opening two CNG gas stations in Viljandi and Rakvere, and one more soon in Jõhvi. In addition to natural gas, the stations will be selling nationally produced biomethane or renewable green gas (RNG). Aid for the construction was received from the state-owned Environmental Investment Centre. Read more »

FIBA Diversifies to Type IV Carbon Composite Trailers with Light Store

| USA: Littleton MA | Source: FIBA Technologies

FIBA Technologies - Light Store trailerFIBA Technologies, Inc., an American-owned manufacturer of gas containment equipment and services, has acquired Light Store, a California-based manufacturer of Type IV composite vessels. The acquisition allows FIBA to continue to diversify its product line and offer one of the most innovative gas storage solutions available on the market today. Read more »

LNG-Powered AIDAnova Embarks on New Era for Cruise Industry

| Germany: Papenburg | Source: Meyer Werft
AIDAnovaShipbuilder Meyer Werft from Papenburg has handed over the world’s first LNG (liquid natural gas) cruise ship to AIDA Cruises (Rostock). The largest cruise ship ever built in Germany will be setting new standards in terms of environmental compatibility with its innovative LNG technology. The emissions produced by the ship will be cut drastically by using the clean fuel LNG. Read more »

NYK Concludes Dual-Fuel LNG Carriers Charter with Mitsubishi Corp.

| Japan: Tokyo | Source: NYK Line
NYK dual-fuel LNG Carrier image

NYK dual-fuel LNG carrier image

NYK has signed long-term contracts with Diamond Gas International Pte. Ltd. (DGI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) located in Singapore, for DGI to charter from NYK three newly built dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. Read more »

City of Chesapeake Clocks 1 Million CNG Gallons

| USA: Chesapeake VA | Source: Clean Energy Fuels Corp.
Chesapeake CNG Waste Vehicle Clean Energy Fuels reports that for the City of Chesapeake, VA, a journey that started in September 2012 advanced this week when its millionth gallon of compressed natural gas (CNG) was dispensed into the city’s fleet vehicles. What began as six trucks running on Clean Energy’s diesel-alternative fuel has grown to a fleet of 50 CNG solid waste trucks now in service. Read more »

Wintershall: Europe’s Ports Need LNG Fuelling Stations

| Germany: Hamburg | Source: Wintershall Holding GmbH
Elbe

Elbe

Germany’s largest natural gas and crude oil producer advocates greater use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in maritime shipping. “Europe’s ports need LNG fueling stations,” said Wintershall’s Chief Executive Officer Mario Mehren in a talk with Hamburg’s First Mayor Peter Tschentscher on Thursday. Read more »