Córdoba (Spain) Tender – 19 Urban CNG Buses

| Spain, Córdoba

Aucorsa issues tender for 19 CNG BusesAutobuses de Córdoba, SA (Aucorsa) has announced a tender to contract the supply of a minimum of 19 urban buses of 12 meters propelled by compressed natural gas (CNG). The order may be extended by six units depending on Aucorsa’s financial position. Read more »

Samskip Acquires Nor Lines LNG-fuelled Vessels

| The Netherlands, Rotterdam
MS Kvitbjørn and MS Kvitnos move to Samskip

MS Kvitbjørn and MS Kvitnos move to Samskip

Samskip, a global logistics company, says it will acquire activities associated with Nor Lines AS, in a major expansion of its shipping, transport and logistics businesses in Norway. Nor Lines operates two LNG-fuelled vessels, Kvitnos and Kvitbjørn. Read more »

LNG Momentum Prompts Gasum to Acquire More Skangas

| Finland, Espoo
Gasum LNG Station in Turku

Gasum LNG Station in Turku

Finnish gas retailer Gasum Ltd is increasing its shareholding in Nordic LNG supplier Skangas to 70%. The Norwegian Lyse Group will continue as a Skangas shareholder with a 30% stake. The increase in shareholding will strengthen Gasum’s position as the leading LNG provider and developer of the Nordic gas ecosystem. Read more »

Agility and McNeilus Upgrade Alliance to Serve US Fleets

| USA, Dodge Center MN

Agility and McNeilus logosA strategic alliance between McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and manufacturer of refuse truck bodies, and Agility Fuel Solutions — an international developer and manufacturer of all-composite cylinders and natural gas fuel systems for heavy-duty vehicles, has been further strengthen through a broader offering of services announced this week at WasteExpo 2017, May 8-11 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Read more »

ENGIE and AES JV Eyes Central America LNG Opportunities

| USA, Arlington VA and France, Paris

ENGIE and The AES Corporation (AES) have agreed to enter into a joint venture to market and sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to third parties in Central America. This new agreement will pave the way for ENGIE and AES to supply LNG to industrial customers, develop small scale demand and provide bunkering services. Read more »

Total Expands NGV Fuel Footprint by Acquiring PitPoint B.V.

| France, Paris

Netherlands PitPoint CNG StationTotal is acquiring the Dutch company PitPoint B.V., Europe’s third-largest provider of natural gas vehicle fuel. PitPoint B.V. is an integrated independent in alternative fuels with a network of around 100 natural gas fueling stations across the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. The company is also involved in biogas, hydrogen and electric vehicle charging points for road and maritime transport. Read more »

Elaflex Adds Oasis Expertise for CNG Componentry

| Germany and New Zealand

Oasis NGV Refilling EquipmentIn April 2017, Elaflex HIBY Tanktechnik, a specialist company in safe connections for the transfer of dangerous goods and sensitive fluids, acquired a major stake in Oasis Engineering Ltd of Tauranga (New Zealand). Oasis, a member of NGV Global, is an internationally operating specialist for valves and couplings used in the compressed natural gas (CNG) industry. Read more »

Redmark Selects Cobham as Supplier of Type 4 Cylinders for CNG Conversions

| USA, Orchard Park NY

Pickup trucks-tank CobhamColorado-based Redmark CNG Services, a CNG conversion and service provider, has chosen Cobham Mission Systems (Cobham) as a Type 4 cylinder preferred supplier.  Redmark’s team has delivered upfit CNG vehicles to multiple fleets in the region. Read more »

North American OEM Partnership For CNG Medium Duty Trucks

| USA, Indianapolis IN

Freightliner ChassisFreightliner Custom Chassis (FCCC), Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE) and Green Alternative Systems (GAS) have partnered to provide an OEM CNG fueling system on FCCC’s CNG MT-45/55 chassis. The chassis is used in the linen and uniform, parcel and home delivery, vending and food service, baking and snack delivery, and school bus industries. Read more »

Volkswagen Truck & Bus and Navistar Alliance Gets Green Light

| Germany, Braunschweig

The strategic alliance between Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH — which houses the MAN, Scania, Volkswagen Trucks and Buses (in Brazil), and RIO brands — and U.S. commercial vehicle manufacturer Navistar International Corporation has been approved by the authorities so responsible. Although there has been no statement issued that is specific to natural gas, the alliance gives rise to opportunities for cooperation in the advancement of alternative fuel technologies. Read more »