New Swedish Shipper Plans LNG-fuelled Carriers for Baltic

| Sweden: Gothenburg | Source: Svenska Orient Linien AB

Wallenius SOL carrier ice class 1A Super designWALLENIUS SOL, a new shipping company that will transport forestry products and other goods in a network covering the Gulf of Bothnia, the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, is planning to tackle the harsh northern environment with new Liquefied natural Gas (LNG) fuelled ice-class vessels. Read more »

Latvian Dual-Fuel Locomotive Project Stimulates French Inspection

| Latvia: Riga | Source: DiGAS

DiGAS dual fuel for railLate last month, GRDF –one of the largest natural gas distributors in the European Union– visited Riga, Latvia’s capital city, together with representatives of the French city of Lille, to familiarize themselves with the dual-fuel gas operation of a converted diesel locomotive. The Latvian project is the work of National railway LDz (Latvijas Dzelzceļš) and Riga-based DiGAS. Read more »

Naturgy and Baleària Data Shows LNG Delivers Huge Benefits as Marine Fuel

| Spain: Barcelona | Source: Naturgy
Abel Matutes

Abel Matutes

Spanish shipping company Baleària, a champion of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, proudly claims to have achieved CO2 emission reductions of 1,300 tons since the installation of an auxiliary natural gas engine on the passenger ship Abel Matutes de Baleària in 2017. Read more »

De Winter Logistics Lowers Emissions Footprint with Volvo FH LNG ecocombi

| The Netherlands: Amsterdam | Source: Volvo Netherlands

De Winter Logistics Volvo FH Ecocombi LNG De Winter Logistics from Honselersdijk, a town in the Dutch province of South Holland, has acquired a Volvo FH 460 6×2 box truck with dolly and trailer, powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). The LHV combination is used for the conditioned transport of floricultural products between branches in the Netherlands and Germany. The truck was delivered by Volvo Group Truck Center. Read more »

‘State of the Air’ in USA – We Can Do Better says NGVAmerica

| USA: Washington DC | Source: NGVAmerica
Bakersfield CA

Bakersfield CA

For 20 years, the American Lung Association has analyzed data from official air quality monitors to compile the “State of the Air” report. It found justification for growing concern about the impact of air-borne pollution. Gage, President of NGVAmerica, released a statement in regards to findings in the 2019 report. Read more »

Mitsubishi Introduces FUSO FE CNG Concept in USA

| USA: Long Beach CA | Source: Agility Fuel Solutions

Mitsubishi Fuso FE CNG Concept USAMitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. has unveiled its FUSO FE CNG concept truck during the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, California. The CNG system on the FE CNG truck, developed by Agility® Fuel Solutions, is certified to the California Air Resources Board’s optional low NOx standard. Read more »

Quantum Lite Virtual Pipeline Trailer To Deliver Dairy RNG

| USA: Lake Forest CA | Source: Quantum Fuel Systems LLC

Quantum 10ft mobile trailerSan Diego based Quantitative BioSciences, Inc. (QBI) has set about purifying gas harvested from dairy waste and preparing it for use as a fuel for transportation. To complement that project, QBI is partnering with Quantum Fuel Systems (Quantum) and purchasing their 10’ Virtual Pipeline trailers to deliver the biogas to where it is needed. Read more »

Maruti Plans No-Diesel Future for India’s Small Vehicle Market

| India: New Delhi | Source: Maruti Suzuki India Ltd and local media
Maruti Suzuki CNG Super Carry

Maruti Suzuki CNG Super Carry

In India, the production days of the small diesel-powered vehicle are drawing to a close according to Maruti Suzuki, the country’s dominant vehicle manufacturer. Late 2018, the Supreme Court ruled that no Bharat Stage IV (BS-IV) vehicle shall be sold across the country with effect from April 1, 2020, the date BS-VI comes into effect. That decision creates enormous potential for increased adoption of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) -powered vehicles. Read more »

NGVA Europe Promotes ‘gmobility’ Following Changes to European Parliament’s Clean Vehicles Directive

| Belgium: Brussels | Source: NGVA Europe

NGVA_EUROPE_LOGOFollowing the provisional deal with the Council of 11 February 2019, the European Parliament formally adopted the reform of the Clean Vehicles Directive (CVD) on April 18. It will incentivise the market for zero- and low-emission vehicles by encouraging their use in public procurement. NGVA Europe, the trade association representing the interests of natural and renewable gas for mobility in Europe, applauds the improved acknowledgement of the benefits of utilising natural gas fuel. Read more »

FueLNG Chalks Up Bunkering Century on Singapore Scoreboard

| Singapore | Source: FueLNG
Keppel's KST Liberty LNG dual-fuel tug

Keppel Smit Towage’s KST Liberty – LNG dual-fuel tug

FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) and Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd, has set a new industry milestone for Singapore with the completion of its 100th LNG bunkering operation with no loss-time incidents, and in accordance with the Technical reference (TR) 56 standard for LNG bunkering in Singapore. Read more »