Small-scale LNG and Natural Gas Fuel are Key Operations for Fluxys

| Belgium, Brussels

Fluxys infrastructureFluxys, an independent operator of the natural gas transmission system in Belgium, has published half-yearly information. Included are positive statements about two of the company’s key operations: small-scale LNG and natural gas as a fuel for transport. Read more »

Liqvis Germany Orders Two Cryonorm LNG Fueling Stations

| Netherlands, Alphen aan den Rijn

Cryonorm of Netherlands to build two LNG stationsCryonorm Systems BV, a Netherlands-based developer of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) infrastructure, has received an order from Liqvis Germany, a subsidiary of Uniper, to install two public LNG Fueling Stations in Germany. Read more »

MAN Hands Over First LNG-Converted Containership

| Germany, Hamburg

Wes AmelieMAN Diesel & Turbo has led the way with the first dual-fuel conversion of a containership. The 152 metre Wes Amelie, built in 2011, is now able to operate using Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). MAN is optimistic the successful retrofit will stimulate further conversions. Read more »

VW to Utilise 100 Scania LNG Trucks for Greener Logistics

| Germany, Wolfsburg

Scania and VW support sustainable logisticsScania and Volkwagen, in an arrangement supported by the German Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, will move VW product using more than 100 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) powered Scania trucks.  Read more »

Colorado Channels VW Settlement toward Alt-Fuel Solutions

| USA, Washington DC | Source: Source: NGVAmerica

Encourages Officials to Maximize NOx Reductions by Investing in NG Technology for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles

Logo-USA_NGVAmericaNGVAmerica, the U.S. organization driving the use of natural gas as a clean, safe and abundant transportation fuel, applauds the State of Colorado for its development of a draft Volkswagen settlement environmental mitigation plan. The plan focuses on maximizing emission benefits for Colorado’s citizens and significantly increases the use of clean alternative fuel technologies like natural gas vehicles. Read more »

IVECO Stralis NP Joins Trans-Europe Blue Corridor Rally

| Spain, Lisbon

IVECO, a pioneer in Natural Gas technologies for the transport industry, is taking part in this year’s “Blue Corridor-2017: Iberia – Baltia’ Rally which kicked off from Lisbon yesterday. Through participation of the Stralis NP, the first natural gas truck specifically designed for long-haul operations that can run on Compressed or Liquid Natural Gas, IVECO aims to support the development of natural gas, which it views as the best and the only mature alternative fuel for a sustainable transport industry. Read more »

Skangas Milestone Achieved with LNG Bunkering at Sea

| Norway, Stavanger

Maiden Delivery Voyage for Ice-class LNG Bunker VesselNordic LNG supplier Skangas reports it’s Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunker vessel Coralius has for the first time bunkered to another vessel. The recipient vessel was a chemicals and oil tanker of the Swedish shipping company FureTank. The operation took place on international waters, Northern Kattegat, in the middle of the sea between Frederikshavn, Denmark and Gothenburg, Sweden. Read more »

California Approves $895 Million for Mobile-Source Emissions Reduction

| USA, Long Beach CA

Dedicates Cap & Trade Funds to Incentivize Purchase of Low-NOx Natural Gas Engines

In the U.S., the California state legislature passed a landmark series of bills late last week that provides $895 million towards programs that will reduce air pollution from mobile sources which are responsible for 40 percent of the state’s greenhouse gas emissions. Read more »

Gazprom Refuels Russian Railways Locomotives with LNG

| Russia, Yekaterinburg
Main-line gas turbine locomotive Russian Railways

Main-line gas turbine locomotive

Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo, Gazprom’s distributor of natural gas for transportation, is fueling Russian Railways locomotives with liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the Egorshino station in the Sverdlovsk Region. There are currently three gas-powered vehicles in operation within the Egorshino – Serov-Sortirovochny section of Sverdlovsk Railway: a reciprocating gas engine switcher and two main-line gas turbine locomotives. Read more »