Gail Brings Pipeline CNG to Bengaluru, NGV Filling Stations Planned

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CNG station at Bengalaru

CNG station at Bengaluru (courtesy of Deccan Herald)

The Bengaluru City Gas Distribution (CGD) Project in southern India, set up to deliver pipeline natural gas to households, industries and the transport sector, is being implemented by GAIL Gas Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Maharatna company GAIL (India) Limited. A major Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling station implementation program is underway. Read more »

Two Dual-fuel Shuttle Tankers for Statoil

Dynamic-Positioning-Shuttle-Tankers (AET)Norwegian multinational oil and gas company Statoil ASA and Singapore-headquartered AET, a global owner-operator of petroleum vessels, are extending their partnership in the North Sea shuttle tanker sector. Statoil has awarded a long-term contract to AET to operate two specialist dual-fuel DP2 offshore loading shuttle tankers (OLSTs) on long-term charter. Read more »

Singapore Proves Readiness for LNG Bunker Fuel Operations

Cardissa LNG Bunker Vessel (Image: Shell video)

Shell’s new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunker vessel, the 6,500m3 Cardissa, on it’s delivery voyage from STX Offshore & Shipbuilding’s yard in South Korea to take up bunkering duties in The Netherlands, called into Singapore where Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd (SLNG) successfully performed its first small scale Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Gas-Up/Cool-Down and Reload at its Terminal on Jurong Island. Read more »

Rosneft and HSHI Join to Build Green Aframax Tankers

Rosneft and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries agreement Jun2017Rosneft, Russia’s largely state-owned fuel producer, and South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (HSHI) signed an agreement earlier this month under which HSHI will provide technical support in the design and construction of Aframax class vessels, including those capable of using natural gas as a ‘green’ marine fuel.  Read more »

Gabadi and AojiHeng Eye China’s LNG-Fuel Newbuild Market

Gabadi_GTT LNG technologyThe ongoing movement toward adoption of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel has prompted Spanish Company Gabadi S.L. and Chinese partner AojiHeng Offshore Engineering (AJH) to form the Joint Venture (JV) “Gabadi Marine Engineering (Shanghai) Co., Ltd”, with signing taking place in Pudong, Shanghai on June 9.  Read more »

LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax Design Delivered by Green Corridor JIP

Green Corridor LNG fueled NewcastlemaxAt the Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo today, partners in the “Green Corridor” Joint Industry Project (JIP) — BHP, Fortescue, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), Rio Tinto, SDARI, U-Ming, Woodside, and DNV GL — presented the results from stage one of their “Green Corridor” joint industry project (JIP), delivering a design based on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fuel. Read more »

Marubeni Joins Sea\LNG to Promote LNG as Marine Fuel

SEA/LNG logoJapanese cross-sector multinational giant Marubeni has joined SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. With the addition of Marubeni, the SEA\LNG coalition bolsters its efforts to progress the vital role of LNG as a viable solution in the energy transition within shipping. Read more »

Turkey’s Karsan Introduces CNG Bus to US Market

Karsan CNG BusTurkish company Karsan, an independent, multi-branded vehicle manufacturer, has displayed a 42-foot compressed natural gas-fueled transit bus at the UTIP Global Transport Summit in Montreal mid May – and says it wants to build the “Sunshine” model in the U.S. to meet federal “Buy America” funding requirements. Read more »

Stolt-Nielsen Orders Dual-Fuel LNG Carriers from Keppel

SNG small-scale DF LNG carrierKeppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Singmarine, has secured a contract worth a total of S$103 million (approx. USD 75m) to build two dual-fuel 7,500 cbm liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers for Stolt-Nielsen Gas B.V. (SNG), a subsidiary of Stolt-Nielsen Limited. Read more »