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 »

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 »

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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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 »

Spain’s Ferrol Joins Growing List of LNG Bunker Ports

| Spain, Ferrol

Port of Ferrol plans LNG bunkeringThe Port of Ferrol, located in the north-western corner of the Iberian Peninsula, sees the adoption of LNG bunkering as an opportunity to capture more passing marine traffic. Of particular interest is the planned visit in November of the LNG-fuelled cruiseliner, Aida Prima. Read more »

Biogas a Green Step Change for Nottingham City Transport

| United Kingdom, Nottingham

Scania doubledecker biogas buses for City of NottinghamWorking in partnership with Nottingham City Council, Scania, Alexander Dennis and Roadgas, with part funding from OLEV (Office of Low Emission vehicles), Nottingham City Transport is giving new meaning to local legend Robin Hood’s ‘Nottingham Green’. The city has taken delivery of biogas (renewable natural gas) -powered double deck buses. Read more »

ECO-GATE Funded to Develop European Natural Gas Mobility

| Spain, Barcelona

The European Union has approved funding of EUR 10 million (USD 10.8 million) for the ECO-GATE project in order to develop the natural gas market for mobility. Gas Natural Fenosa will manage and coordinate the project, heading a consortium made up of natural gas operators, technology and service providers, end users and marketing and promotion knowledge experts in Spain, Portugal, France and Germany. Read more »

Gasrec Implores UK Government to Stop Ignoring Natural Gas for HGVs

| United Kingdom, London

Gasrec StationThe UK Government’s recent announcement of a 23 year timeline for action on diesel and petrol cars has drawn comment from Gasrec, a leading supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel for road transport in North West Europe. Gasrec implores the government to wake up to the opportunities presented by natural gas that are available right now. Read more »

Second Dual-Fuel Tug Delivered by Gondán

| Spain, Asturias

PAXAfter completing its sea trials program successfully, PAX, the second dual-fuel tug ever built in Europe, was delivered early July to its owner, the Norwegian company Østensjø Rederi A/S. The first tug of this kind built in Europe, DUX, was delivered by the company last May. Read more »