First LNG Fuelled ADR Truck at Gate Terminal

| The Netherlands, Rotterdam

Rolande first at GateThe first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) -powered truck has this week loaded a trailer with LNG at the Gate terminal in Rotterdam. LNG power moving LNG fuel adds a new dimension to alternative fuel transportation for trucks and ships. After considerable effort to update and adjust legislation, LNG trucks are now compliant with ADR and regulation at terminals. Read more »

Carnival’s Sustainability Report Highlights Commitment to LNG

| USA, Miami FL

AIDAprima 2017Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest leisure travel company, today released its 2016 sustainability report. The report details the company’s sustainability efforts and the progress made in 2016 toward its 2020 sustainability performance goals. It acknowledges the company’s commitment to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. Read more »

Córdoba (Spain) Tender – 19 Urban CNG Buses

| Spain, Córdoba

Aucorsa issues tender for 19 CNG BusesAutobuses de Córdoba, SA (Aucorsa) has announced a tender to contract the supply of a minimum of 19 urban buses of 12 meters propelled by compressed natural gas (CNG). The order may be extended by six units depending on Aucorsa’s financial position. Read more »

Goa Plans Natural Gas for Land and Naval Applications

| India, Vasco da Gama

GSL Offshore Patrol Vessel (India)India’s Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has drawn attention to the state of Goa on the country’s west coast as a development centre for alternative fuels for marine and land-based transportation. Potential users of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) include naval vessels build by Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL). If it goes ahead, the proposed green energy fuel chain will be the first of its kind in India. Read more »

Pune Discusses CNG to Replace Polluting Diesel Buses

| India, Pune

PMPML buses in PunePune, one of India’s largest cities, continues to struggle with air pollution, due in part to its ageing diesel-powered buses. With fine particulate matter levels rising, Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) has reportedly decided to scrap 400 diesel buses, contemplating Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses instead. Read more »

Shell Strengthens Supply for LNG Marine Fuel

| The Netherlands, Rotterdam

Cardissa - Shell marine LNG fuel bunker vesselShell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) has reached two significant milestones for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) marine fuel business in Europe, including the arrival of the Cardissa in Rotterdam. This state-of-the-art LNG bunker vessel has capacity to hold around 6,500 cubic metres of LNG fuel.

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AMP Americas Secures $47M for CNG and RNG

| USA, Chicago IL
AmpCNG station in Orlando

AmpCNG station in Orlando

AMP Americas, a North American renewable natural gas (RNG) producer and marketer, says it has secured a $47 million equity commitment from energy-focused equity firm EIV Capital. The equity commitment will allow AMP Americas to pursue growth opportunities across its businesses, in particular to “invest in new biogas production, new fueling stations, and in growing our team,” said Grant Zimmerman, CEO. Read more »

NGVs in Texas up 27% – Top Counties

| USA, Austin TX
CNG 4 America station in Baytown TX

CNG 4 America station in Baytown TX

There are now 9,040 natural gas vehicles on Texas roads –  a 27% increase since August 2014, according to a recent survey conducted by the Texas Natural Gas Foundation (TXNG). Planned additions by fleets such as VIA in San Antonio and Houston Metro will soon swell that number to 10,084 (approx. 42% over 2014). Refueling stations under development will add an additional 33 stations to the state’s current 86 public fueling stations and 67 private stations. Read more »

Madrid’s EMT Expands CNG Fleet Facilities

| Spain, Madrid

EMT CNG BusesThe Municipal Transport Company of Madrid (EMT) plans to expand existing Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) refueling stations at its Operations Centers in the city regions of Fuencarral, Carabanchel and Entrevías. The objective is to be able to supply all the buses propelled by this less polluting fuel. Read more »

Biogas for Bristol Double-Decker

| United Kingdom, Bristol

Bristol's biogas busFrom next week, residents of the UK city of Bristol will be able to catch a new kind of bus – a double-decker bus that’s powered by biomethane, a renewable natural gas (RNG) that is a completely sustainable and renewable fuel source. The bus is rated as the best low-emission double decker bus currently on the market. Read more »