Australia’s LNG Marine Bunkering Capabilities Brought Before Government

| Australia: Canberra ACT | Source: Gas Energy Australia
 Woodside Donaldson LNG carrier, Pluto LNG

Woodside Donaldson LNG carrier, Pluto LNG

Ahead of a forthcoming federal election, Gas Energy Australia (GEA), the nation’s downstream gaseous fuels peak industry body, provided a submission to the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities (DoRIC) on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) marine bunkering in Australia. Read more »

Trans Gas Solution Acquires AiP for LNG Bunkering Barge – First in Korea

| Republic of Korea: Changwon | Source: Trans Gas Solution
Trans Gas Solution - Korea - Kolt 05 LNG Barge Design

Kolt 05 LNG Barge Design

Trans Gas Solution (CEO Seo Mi-Young), the leading LNG EPC company in Korea, has acquired Approval-in-Principal (AiP) from Korea Register (KR) for their 500m3 LNG Bunkering Barge System Design. The approved LNG bunkering barge (KOLT-05B) is a 48.5m vessel with IMO Type-C pressurized fuel tank with a storage capacity of 500m3, including a low-pressure LNG fuel gas supply system (CRYOPac-L). Read more »

Maruti Suzuki Achieves 26% Improved Fuel Economy with new ‘WagonR S-CNG’

| India: New Delhi | Source: Maruti Suzuki India Ltd
Maruti Suzuki introduces cleaner, greener and environment friendly 'WagonR S-CNG'

Maruti Suzuki introduces ‘WagonR S-CNG’

To further strengthen its green technology footprint in India, Maruti Suzuki India Limited has launched the new WagonR S(Smart)-CNG. The CNG powered WagonR will be available in the Lxi variant of the 1.0 litre engine offering best-in-class mileage of 33.54km/kg. The technology delivers 26% better fuel economy than the previous version. Read more »

Tomakomai Port in Hokkaido Prepares Way for LNG Bunkering

| Japan: Hokkaido | Source: Tomakomai Port Management Association; JAPEX

Tomakomai Port S-t-S LNG transferTomakomai Port Management Association and Japan Petroleum Resources Development Co., Ltd. (JAPEX) are collaborating to examine issues pertaining to the implementation of LNG bunkering based at Hokkaido’s Tomakomai Port. A study group, established to advance the project and including public and private entities such as Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), aims to support Japan’s ‘Contribution to the establishment of a low-carbon society’. Read more »

Landi Renzo in Exclusive Partnership with Ford India for Aspire CNG

| Italy: Cavriago RE | Source: Landi Renzo

Ford Aspire CNG (India)Landi Renzo and Krishna Landi Renzo, the Indian joint venture of the Landi Renzo Group, a global leader natural gas components and systems for the motor vehicles sector, announce to have signed an agreement of exclusive partnership with Ford India. The agreement provides that Landi Renzo will manufacture and install its solutions for the methane gas version of the new Ford Aspire. Read more »

Singapore’s Pavilion Energy Charters First LNG Bunker Vessel

| Singapore | Source: Pavilion Energy and Sembcorp Marine
Aerial perspective of MOL’s LNG bunker vessel alongside a container carrier

Aerial perspective of MOL’s LNG bunker vessel alongside a container carrier

Singaporean integrated energy company Pavilion Energy has chartered its first LNG bunker vessel to supply LNG bunkers in the Port of Singapore. The 12,000 m3 GTT Mark III Flex membrane LNG bunker vessel, which is the largest LNG bunker vessel set for use in the Port of Singapore to date, will be owned by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL). Read more »

Australia’s LNG Marine Fuel Institute Adds International Members

| Australia: Perth WA | Source: LNG Marine Fuel Institute

LNG Marine Fuel InstituteLNG Marine Fuel Institute (LNG MFI), located in Perth, Western Australia, has set about since its inception in 2017 to enable Australian LNG to be a primary fuel for marine transportation. It is attracting interests from around the globe and in January elected Connect LNG AS from Oslo as its most recent international member. All joining are WinGD and GTT. Read more »

New Three-Wheeler CNG Range for Patna by Piaggio

| India: Patna | Source: Piaggio Vehicles and MotorIndia

Piaggio Range 2019 CNGIn India, Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd (PVPL), a 100 % subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group, has rolled out its Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered, water-cooled 395cc engine vehicle range for the Patna, Bihar market. The launch coincides with the inauguration of the city gas distribution (CGD) system in Patna, a ancient city that sprawls alongside the Ganges River.  Read more »

Ford India Launches Aspire CNG

| India: Chengalpattu | Source: Ford India Pvt. Ltd.

Ford Aspire CNG (India)Ford India has updated the Aspire with a CNG option. The bi-fuel option will be offered in the Ambiente and Trend Plus trims at a price of Rs 6,27,414  (USD 8,783) and Rs 7,12,314 (USD 9,972) ex-showroom respectively. The Ford Aspire will come equipped with a sequential Italian-designed CNG kit from the factory, supplied and installed by Lovato (Krishna Landi Renzo India Private Limited). Read more »