Baleària Introduces LNG-fuelled Ferries at Madrid Fair

| Spain, Dénia

Balearia - Adolfo Utor presents LNG ferries in MadridSpanish shipping company Baleària Group has used the International Tourism Fair of Madrid to introduce the first two ferries powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) that will operate in the Mediterranean. Both vessels are being built in the Italian shipyard of Cantiere Navale Visentini. The first of the two vessels is expected to enter operations at the beginning of 219, destined for the Balearic Islands. Read more »

Bonett Closes 2017 with 32 CNG Filling Stations; 15 more for 2018

| Czech Republic, Prague

Bonett 32nd CNG StationCzech gas vendor Bonett Gas Investment, a.s. (Bonett) has opened another four new CNG fuelling stations. Two of them are in Brno near the D1 Motorway, one is located next to the Václav Havel Airport in Prague near the D7 Motorway, and another on the D5 Motorway. Bonett therefore currently operates as many as 32 proprietary stations. Read more »

Netherlands LNG Stations Network Gains Ground

| The Netherlands, Nieuwegein

PitPoint opens LNG stationTwo new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) filling locations have been opened in The Netherlands. These LNG filling locations, owned by PitPoint.LNG, are situated at DCB-owned TruckEasy filling stations, one at Den Hoorn and the other at Greenportlane in Sevenum/Venlo. PitPoint says LNG has been used as fuel for heavy road transport in the Netherlands for years and gains popularity every year. Read more »

CNG Urbanway Buses for Seville

| Spain, Seville

Iveco Urbanway CNGUrban Transport of Seville, Municipal Public Corporation (TUSSAM) has acquired 13 Iveco Urbanway vehicles of 12 meters in length, which use compressed natural gas (CNG) as fuel. The bus purchase is in line with TUSSAM’s commitment to reduce the consumption of fossil fuels and associated polluting emissions.  Read more »

HAM’s Ljubljana Station Expands Mediterranean LNG Transport Corridor

| Slovenia, Ljubljana

Slovenia LNG Station launch by HAM Cryogenica and EnosHam Cryogénica, a division of HAM Group, has opened Slovenia’s first LNG filling station, located in the capital city of Ljubljana. The station, at the crossroads for two Pan-European transport corridors (V and X) with strong connections to the Mediterranean, further extends Europe’s liquefied natural gas refueling infrastructure network. Read more »

Dutch-German JV Plans LNG Terminal for Northern Germany

| The Netherlands, Rotterdam

Brunsbuttel oil port 2017Dutch companies Gasunie LNG Holding B.V. (gas infrastructure) and Vopak LNG Holding B.V. (liquid bulk storage provider), together with German energy logistics service provider Oiltanking GmbH, are in the process of establishing the joint venture “German LNG Terminal GmbH”. They plan to build, own and operate an LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) import terminal in northern Germany. Read more »

Los Angeles Contracts Applied LNG for Renewable Natural Gas

| USA, Westlake Village CA

Los Angeles WasteThe City of Los Angeles has taken another step toward meeting Southern California’s stringent air-quality goals by contracting Applied LNG to supply renewable liquefied natural gas (RLNG) to fuel their fleet of natural gas vehicles. The California-based energy solutions provider will deliver fuel to multiple Los Angeles LNG/LCNG stations where it will be dispensed as LNG or compressed natural gas (CNG). Read more »

IVECO’s 1,000th Stralis NP 400hp Truck goes to Germany’s First CO2 Neutral Fleet

| Germany and Italy

Iveco Stralis NP VERBIO Logistik GmbHIveco, part of CNH Industrial, has supplied five Stralis NP trucks to VERBIO Logistik GmbH (a subsidiary of VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG). VERBIO will run the new vehicles on biomethane generated from straw, taking a significant step towards CO₂ neutral transport in heavy goods vehicles. This supply also marks an important milestone for IVECO: the 1,000th Stralis NP delivered. Read more »

DNV GL Approves Kongsberg Simulator for LNG-fuelled Vessel Training

| Norway, Asker

Kongsberg Digital Engine Room SimulatorKongsberg Digital, a Norse provider of maritime, oil & gas and renewables & utilities software solutions, has received a DNV-GL statement of compliance for its newest Engine Room Simulator model designed to provide in-depth training on the K-Sim Engine simulator platform. The DEDF Cruise Ferry model is designed for training courses aimed at ship officers (deck and engine) that intend to work on an LNG-fuelled vessel. Read more »

Higer CNG Buses Exported to Trinidad and Tobago

| Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad - Higer CNG Buses ready for shipment to T&T 600Chinese bus manufacturer Higer, based in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, is shipping Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses to Trinidad and Tobago. The new Euro V vehicles will replace ageing buses in the public transportation fleet where most of the vehicles are more than 8 years old. Read more »