NefAZ Delivers CNG Buses

| Republic of Tatarstan, G. Naberezhnye Chelny

NEFAZ 5299-30-51 CNG buses NefAZ PTC, a subsidiary of KamAZ in Bashkiria, has delivered a batch of 20 low-entry 5299-30-51 buses running on compressed natural gas (CNG) to Sverdlovsk Oblast, of which the city of Yekaterinburg is the administrative centre. The buses were delivered to the local enterprise specializing in passenger transportation on the city and interurban routes and serves citizens in two city regions. Read more »

Road Transport Plying Delhi Airport Directed to Adopt CNG

| India, New Delhi

Delhi airport transfer busIndia’s National Green Tribunal (NGT), established in 2010 for effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental matters, has directed that all coaches, buses and other vehicles plying the airport zone of Indira Gandhi International Airport should operate using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Read more »

GFS-Corp to Convert Terex Mine Haulers to LNG

| USA, Weston FL and India

Terex TR100GFS Corp, a worldwide leader in the development of systems that allow large, high horsepower diesel engines to operate on a combination of natural gas and diesel fuel, is to convert six Terex Unit Rig 4400 trucks for a mine operator in India. The conversion will use GFS Corp’s newly developed EVO-MT® System. Read more »

IGU on World Energy Outlook 2017: Natural Gas a Fuel Unmatched

| Spain, Barcelona

IGU Logo (full)The Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) has published World Energy Outlook 2017 in which the central theme is of a world in energy transition as traditional ways are upended in favour of renewables and cleaner choices through technology advancements. The International Gas Union (IGU) draws much optimism from the report which cites the “strong environmental dimension” in the case for natural gas and lauds natural gas’ “multiple roles across the energy system that no other fuel or technology can match”. Read more »

WinGD X-DF Engine to Power World’s Biggest Containerships

| Switzerland, Winterthur

WinGD DF LNG engine 72dfWinterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd (WinGD) has been contracted by French shipping line CMA CGM, based in Marseille, to supply the biggest 2-stroke dual-fuel engine in the WinGD range, designed for modern large and ultra large container vessels. The 12-cylinder X92DF engines (12X92DF) will power a series of nine “mega” containerships, each with a record capacity of 22,000 TEU. Read more »

Gazprom and PetroVietnam Discuss NGV Development

| Vietnam, Danang

Heads of Gazprom and PetroVietnam meet while at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Danang, Vietnam to discuss a wide range of issues related to bilateral partnership, including hydrocarbon production and geological exploration in Vietnam. Also included in the discussion was Vietnam’s goal to expand the presence of natural gas vehicles. Read more »

Xebec Busy with Biogas Upgrade Systems

| Canada, Montreal QC

Xebec biogas upgrade plantXebec Adsorption Inc., a global provider of gas generation, purification, and filtration solutions has received more than CDN 9.8 million in recent biogas orders from Europe and China. The Canadian company says its latest biogas upgrading systems are achieving greater than 99% methane recovery. Read more »

GTT to Build LNG Fuel Tanks for CMA CGM’s Nine Newbuilds

| France, Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse

French engineering and technology company GTT has been selected by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co. Ltd., member of China State Shipbuilding Corporation conglomerate, and by shipowner CMA CGM for the design of cryogenic tanks for nine new LNG-fuelled container ships. Read more »

Gabadi Joins with Hankuk for LNG Bunkering

| Spain, Narón

The Galician company from Naron, Gabadi S.L., which is specialized in the naval outfitting and gas carrier sectors, has expanded its presence in the Asian market by entering into an alliance with Korean composites products manufacturer Hankuk Carbon. The agreement pertains to the small- to medium-scale LNG bunkering market. Read more »

CNH Industrial Discusses NGVs in Tel Aviv; Haifa Orders

| Israel, Tel Aviv

CNH Industrial N.V., together with its sister company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), took part in the fifth edition of the Fuel Choices & Smart Mobility Summit, held on October 31 and November 1 in Tel Aviv, Israel. The 2017 edition of the Summit helped to demonstrate that a revolution in the sectors of transport and industry is taking place at a global level thanks to clean and accessible vehicles as well as the transition towards alternative power systems.  Read more »