NYK Charters Two Dual-Fuel LNG Carriers with Total

| Japan: Tokyo | Source: NYK Line
Diamond Gas Orchid

New generation dual-fuel LNG carrier Diamond Gas Orchid (NYK and Mitsubishi)

Global transportation company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line) has signed a long-term contract with Total Gas & Power Chartering Limited (TGPCL), a subsidiary of French energy company Total for two newly-built dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. Read more »

TT-Lines Order Dual-fuel ‘Green Ship’ for Baltic

| Germany: Lübeck-Travemünde | Source: TT-Line AB

TT-Line VesselsTT-Line has signed a contract for construction of a new vessel, a so-called ‘Green Ship’. Delivery is scheduled for 2022, with option for another vessel. The order went to the Chinese shipyard Jiangsu Jinling. The vessel is to be used in the TT-Line network in the Baltic Sea. Read more »

GEV Completes Final ABS Requirement for the CNG Optimum Design

| Australia: West Perth WA | Source: Global Energy Ventures Ltd

GEV CNG Optimum 200 gas carrier designGlobal Energy Ventures Ltd (GEV), a leading developer of global integrated compressed natural gas (CNG) projects, has completed the extensive prototype testing of the Optimum system. This program included burst tests, fatigue tests and proof-of-concept tests. Read more »

Maruti Suzuki Achieves Green Milestone with Half Million CNG Vehicle Sales

| India: New Delhi | Source: Maruti Suzuki

Green Milestone for Maruti Suzuki CNG VehiclesMaruti Suzuki has achieved the milestone of five lakh*  CNG vehicles sales in India, cumulatively. The Company presently offers CNG option in seven of its models, which include Alto 800, Alto K10, WagonR, Celerio, Dzire, Eeco and Super Carry. Read more »

Emcara Certifies Stainless Steel, Long Trigger PRD

| Canada: Guelph ON | Source: Emcara
Emcara Stainless Steel Viper

Emcara Stainless Steel Viper

Emcara Gas Development Inc. (Emcara), a Canadian company designing pressure relief devices (PRD), has developed and certified the most robust thermally activated long trigger PRD to date, the Stainless Steel Viper. The newly certified Emcara Stainless Steel Viper is Emcara’s solution to extreme environmental conditions. Read more »

Launch of Low Emission Bus Trial in Dublin and Cork

| Ireland: Dublin | Source: Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus Alt-Fuel TrialThe Republic of Ireland’s Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD, together with the National Transport Authority, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann, has launched the Low Emission Bus Trial to test a range of technologies and fuels under real-driving conditions on selected routes in both Dublin and Cork. Read more »

Scania to Introduce Fuel Cell Refuse Truck

| Sweden: Södertälje | Source: Volkswagen AG

Scania-Renova image 2018Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in western Sweden. The truck will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well as an electrified compactor. Delivery is anticipated late 2019. Read more »

ABS and KOMERI MoU Advances Safety of LNG as Fuel

| Korea: Busan | Source: ABS

Fuel Gas Compressor Package Test FacilityIn an industry first, ABS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Korea Marine Equipment Research Institute (KOMERI) to create a new facility dedicated to improving the safety of LNG as fuel. ABS and KOMERI will collaborate on research at the shoreside facility, which will allow shipowners to safely test fuel gas and bunkering systems, under actual loading conditions, prior to installation onboard. Read more »