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 »

FPT Industrial Showcases NG Engines Including Cursor EVO Prototype

| Italy: Turin | Source: FPT Industrial
FPT Industrial Cursor NEF N60 NG

FPT Industrial Cursor NEF N60 NG

FPT Industrial, a brand of CNH Industrial, showcased its Cursor 13 NG EVO Prototype during its Tech Day 2018 event on November 23. In doing so, it confirmed its commitment to environmental sustainability, one of the most important challenges that the powertrain industry must tackle, by seeking air quality improvement and the reduction of heavy­ duty vehicles’ impact on climate change. Read more »

FPT Industrial Presents Cursor X Power Source Concept

| Italy: Turin | Source: FPT Industrial

FPT Industrial Cursor X Natural Gas Concept PowertrainFPT Industrial presented a Multi-power, Modular, Multi-application and Mindful 4.0 Power Source Concept at its Tech Day 2018 event held in Turin, Italy. Named Cursor X, it represents a symbol of how FPT Industrial conceives innovation and reflects FPT Industrial’s product strategy vision. The company describes it as the engine of the future, “designed for Planet Earth”. Read more »

Scania in European Consortium to push Rollout of Gas-fuelled Trucks

| Sweden: Södertälje | Source: Volkswagen AG

Scania gas fuelled truckA European consortium called BioLNG EuroNet today announced a commitment to the further expansion of LNG (liquefied natural gas) as a road transport fuel across the region with new infrastructure that should ensure the long-term success and mass scale adoption. Read more »

ŠKODA Includes CNG for new SCALA in 2019

| Czech Republic: Mladá Boleslav; Israel: Tel Aviv | Source: ŠKODA

Skoda Scala rear-right viewThe curtain is up for ŠKODA’s new compact model: the new ŠKODA SCALA celebrated its world premiere in Tel Aviv this evening. The more than 400 guests at the presentation and a massive online audience heard that Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) is one of the options. Read more »

India Notifies Dual-fuel Usage for Agricultural and Construction Equipment Vehicles

| India: New Delhi | Source: PIB India

India_Farm TractorThe Ministry Road Transport & Highways in India has notified dual-fuel usage for agricultural and construction equipment vehicles in a bid to expand the use of natural and renewable gas.  Read more »

INPEX-ADNOC MoU Addresses LNG Bunkering in UAE

| Japan and UAE | Source: INPEX

INPEX and ADNOC sign agreement re LNG bunkering provisionINPEX Corporation (INPEX), Japan’s largest exploration and production (E&P) company, says it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ADNOC Logistics & Services to form an Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering partnership in United Arab Emirates. Read more »

Containerships Collaborates with Don Trucking to Boost LNG-fuelled Trucks

| Finland: Espoo | Source: Containerships

Containerships cooperation with Don Trucking (IVECO truck)Multimodal transporter Containerships has signed a collaboration agreement with the Dutch trucking company Don Trucking in order to increase the amount of LNG-fuelled trucks in the region. The partnership guarantees trucking capacity of 15 new LNG-fuelled trucks for Containerships’ land operations in the port of Rotterdam. Read more »

NYSERDA Funds Farm-related Clean Energy Technologies

| USA: Albany NY | Source: NYSERDA

New York State logoThe New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) has made $19 million available to accelerate the use of anaerobic digester projects and clean energy technologies to make farm operations more energy efficient. Emissions reduction, cost reduction and home-grown fuels will advantage farmers and the state. Read more »