IVECO Delivers Hungary’s First LNG Trucks

| Hungary: Budapest | Source: IVECO

Duvenbeck Stralis NP 460Hungary’s domestic automotive market and road haulage industry have stepped onto new ground with the introduction of Liquefied Natural Gas semi-trailers. DanubeTruck Hungary Kft, the national IVECO supplier, has delivered four LNG-powered units to Duvenbeck Logistics Ltd. Read more »

Scania P280 CNG Trucks Cater in Belgium

| Belgium: Neder-Over-Heembeek | Source: Scania Luxembourg

Scania P280 CNG for BidfoodBidfood Flanders, part of the international Bidcorp foodservice company, has purchased eight Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-powered Scania P280 carriers. The vehicles will be used for the distribution of food and non-food items for collective catering. Read more »

Volkswagen CNG Commercial Vehicles for MRW

| Spain: Madrid | Source: Volkswagen

MRW buys VW CaddyVolkswagen Commercial Vehicles and MRW, a Spanish express transportation company, have reached an agreement to provide a comprehensive sustainable Joint Mobility solution based on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel. To that end, ten new CNG-powered vans have joined the MRW fleet. Read more »

Megastar Ferry Ticks Off 1500th LNG Bunker

| Estonia: Tallinn | Source: Eesti Gaas

Eesti Gaas transfers LNG bunker to MV MegastarOver the last two years, Eesti Gaas (Estonia Gas) has completed 1,500 LNG bunkers for M.V. Megastar, a fast ro-ro/passenger ferry built by Meyer Turku in Finland for the Estonian shipping company Tallink. The ferry sails the two-hour route between Helsinki and Tallinn. Read more »

First Containership Ship-to-Ship LNG Bunkering in Europe

| Finland: Espoo | Source: Containerships

Cardissa bunkers Containerships NordContainerships, a full-service logistics company, has reported its first LNG-fuelled container vessel, M/S Containerships Nord, successfully underwent her first Marine LNG bunkering at the Port of Rotterdam on 24th of January. Containerships was the first container shipping line in Europe to perform ship-to-ship bunkering with LNG. Read more »

MOL’s Tugboat Ishin Bunkers LNG Fuel – First in Kansai Region

| Japan: Tokyo | Source: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines

MOL Bunkers LNG for Ishin Tugboat Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL)’s LNG-fueled tugboat Ishin bunkered LNG fuel in Sakai Senboku Port for the first time on January 31, in preparation for test operation. MOL ordered the vessel from Kanagawa Dockyard Co., Ltd. This is the first bunkering of LNG as a vessel fuel at any port in the Kansai region. Read more »

EBRD Finances Low-emission CNG Buses for Skopje

| United Kingdom: London and Macedonia: Skopje | Source: EBRD
Macedonia buses

Old buses will soon give way to the latest CNG models in Skopje.

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is bringing 35 new compressed natural gas (CNG) buses to Skopje, the capital of FYR Macedonia, in response to the ever-growing demand for cleaner and more sustainable public transport. The new buses will cut CO2 emissions by at least 15 per cent. Read more »

RTFO-certified Liquified Biomethane Now Available from UK’s Gasrec

| United Kingdom: London | Source: Gasrec Ltd
Volvo FM LNG 2018

Volvo FM LNG now available in the UK

Gasrec Ltd, a pioneer of Bio-LNG (liquefied landfill biomethane) for transport fuel, is now offering commercial vehicle fleets operating in the UK the ultimate fuel choice for long distance trucking: Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO)-certificated biomethane. This offer of certified renewable gas fuel is a first for the UK. Read more »

Kawasaki Designs LNG-fuelled Bulk Carrier Without Cargo Intrusion

| Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd | Source: Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd

Kawasaki LNG-fuelled Bulk Carrier DesignKawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd says development of a design for a 200,000 DWT bulk carrier powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) had been completed. The design had received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from the Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) based on the classification society’s Rule Part GF, which adopts the IGF Code*. Read more »