SEA\LNG Signs ÉNESTAS for Mexican Marine LNG

| United Kingdom: London and Mexico: Mexico City

ENESTAS natural gas stations (mobile)ÉNESTAS, the largest private LNG company in Mexico and with the largest LNG distribution network, will leverage its wealth and breadth of expertise in relation to LNG – garnered from both road and ship transportation – to support SEA|LNG’s vision of a competitive global LNG value chain for cleaner maritime shipping by 2020. The company joined Sea|LNG last week. Read more »

Kenworth Offers Trucks with CWI L9N Near Zero Natural Gas Engine

| USA: Kirkland WA
Cummins Westport L9N Engine

Cummins Westport L9N Engine

Kenworth has introduced the Cummins Westport L9N near zero NOx emissions natural gas engine to its options for the T680 on-highway truck and T880 and T880S work trucks. The L9N engine is certified to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) optional low NOx standard of 0.02 g/bhp-hr ‒ a 90 percent reduction from engines operating at the current Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) NOx limit of 0.2 g/bhp-hr. Read more »

Hanoi Runs CNG Buses on Tourist Routes

| Vietnam: Hanoi

Hanoi CNG Bus On August 1, the Hanoi’s Department of Transportation Department launched the pilot operation of the first 3 buses using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) for tourism purposes in Vietnam’s capital city. The new service is being operated by Bao Yen Tourism Construction Services Co., Ltd. Read more »

Cordoba to Acquire 15 CNG-Powered HD Sanitation Vehicles

| Spain: Cordoba
 truck (not NG) 2018

A recent SADECO acquisition

SADECO S.A., the municipal sanitation company of Cordoba, has taken steps to upgrade its waste management fleet with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicles. The decision follows agreement at a city Plenary session on August 1 that contemplated Financially Sustainable Investments (IFS) for 2018. Read more »

CNG and KAMAZ a Successful Team for Silk Way Rally 2018

| Russia: Moscow
Gas-fueled KAMAZ

Gas-fueled KAMAZ

On July 27, the Russian part of the Silk Way Rally 2018 drew to a close in Moscow. The gas-fueled KAMAZ led by Sergey Kupriyanov successfully tackled all of the challenges, finishing fourth among trucks in the final standings. Read more »

Massive Natural Gas Filling Station Expansion Planned for Italy

| Italy: Rome

Italy-CNG-1_2Snam S.p.A., one of Europe’s main regulated gas companies, is generating considerable momentum for Italy’s natural gas vehicle market with two major announcements this week. The first is with api Group, an Italian energy and construction multi-faceted company. The second is with Snam4Mobility, a subsidiary of Snam. Collectively, they will grow natural gas refueling infrastructure by 20% across the nation. Read more »

Second of Gothia Alliance Dual-Fuel Six Delivered

| Sweden: Uddevalla

Ramanda delivered Aug 2018 (side view)FKAB, an independent Marine Engineering Company, mainly active in the marine and shipbuilding industry, has delivered the second vessel out of six in the Gothia Tanker Alliance series of vessels. This time it was Ramanda for the owner Rederi AB Älvtank. This FKAB design is an environmental friendly 16,300 DWT tanker equipped with dual-fuel engines for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) operation and is of ice class 1A. Read more »

ANGP to Present PHANGV® Technology at Upcoming U.S. Summit

| USA: Johns Island SC
ANGP WGC 2018 Award

ANGP’s WGC 2018 Innovation Award for Transportation

Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc. (ANGP) will be presenting its PHANGV® (plug-in hybrid adsorbed natural gas vehicle) technology at the Energy Exchange Summit in Cleveland, OH from August 20th through August 23rd. ANGP’s bi-fuel 2018 Ford F150 achieves a range of 80 miles on low-pressure adsorbed natural gas (ANG) technology at 25% of CNG pressures before seamlessly switching to gasoline. Read more »

PitPoint Argues LNG is Economically Smart for Inland Shipping

| The Netherlands: Nieuwegein

Netherlands_PitPoint tracks LNG-price-development (August 2018)PitPoint BV, a Netherlands-based international provider of clean fuels, says that in all future scenarios Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) appears to be a logical alternative for inland navigation: clean, cost-efficient and reliable. Committed to the provision of LNG infrastructure, PitPoint.LNG will open first LNG bunker station in the port of Cologne in 2019. Read more »

Proposed U.S. Federal Fuel Efficiency Rules Suggests NGVs Part of Climate Change Solution

| USA: Washington DC

The recently-released proposed fuel efficiency requirements for light-duty vehicles by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suggest that natural gas is an important part of the climate change battle. It reflects significant work by Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) and other natural gas vehicle (NGV) advocates. Read more »