Gasum Expands Nordic Operations by Acquiring Two Linde AG Businesses

| Finland: Helsinki | Source: Gasum

Gasum Turku LNGEnergy company Gasum is acquiring AGA’s Clean Energy business and Nauticor’s Marine Bunkering business from Linde AG. The acquisition will enhance the development of the Nordic gas market and create a platform for Gasum to provide a broader offering to meet the increasing demand for low-emission energy solutions from customers in industry, maritime and road transport. Read more »

Chart Builds Europe’s Largest LNG Vehicle Fueling Station for AlternOil GmbH

| USA: Atlanta GA | Source: Chart Industries, Inc.

Chart Industries, Inc. completed the installation and commissioning of Europe’s largest LNG fueling station for AlternOil GmbH (AlternOil).  AlternOil will operate the fueling station, which is located on Germany’s main A1 highway near the city of Bakum, following final approval by local authorities expected in early December 2019. Read more »

New Holland Agriculture wins Sustainable Tractor of the Year 2020: Methane-Powered

| United Kingdom: London | Source: CNH Industrial
New Holland T6 Methane Power Sustainable Tractor of the Year 2020 600

New Holland T6 Methane Power

New Holland Agriculture, a global agricultural brand of CNH Industrial, has received two accolades at Agritechnica 2019, the world’s largest agricultural trade show, currently taking place in Hannover, Germany. One of these awards is for an agricultural tractor powered by natural gas. Read more »

Gasum Surveys HDV Companies, Finds Environment Focus Here to Stay

| Finland: Helsinki | Source: Gasum
Volvo FH LNG

Volvo FH LNG at Gasum filling station

​​​​​​​A recent survey analyzed how environmental issues are viewed by Finnish and Swedish heavy-duty vehicle (HDV) fleet owners. According to the results, customers’ environmental expectations have increased in both Finland and Sweden, and 82% of fleet owners in both countries agree that an environment-focused mindset is a permanent phenomenon and not a passing trend. Liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied biogas (LBG) are low-emission fuel alternatives for road transport that are also cost effective. Read more »

Operail and DiGas to Construct First LNG Freight Locomotive in the Baltics

| Latvia: Riga | Source: DiGas

operail_40DiGas, a Latvian dual-fuel natural gas system manufacturer, has entered into a cooperation agreement with an Estonian state-owned international logistics and transportation company Operail to retrofit and pilot the first cargo-carrying LNG mainline freight locomotive in the region. The switch from diesel to LNG increases competitiveness while cutting emissions. Read more »

PitPoint Open LNG Bunker Station in Cologne

| Germany: Cologne | Source: PitPoint.LNG

PitPoint.LNG-permanent-bunker-station-ColognePitPoint.LNG opened the first solid Liquefied Natural Gas ( LNG ) bunker station for inland vessels in Europe at the end of October, in the Niehler Hafen in Cologne. With the arrival of this station, a concrete step has been taken to further enable clean water transport. Read more »

Viking Glory’s LNG Technology Leads Among ‘Climate-Conscious’ Passenger Ships

| Finland: Helsinki | Source: Viking Line

Viking Glory SchematicViking Line’s LNG-fuelled Viking Glory, planned for launching in 2021, will be one of the world’s most climate-conscious passenger ships when completed. It is estimated to use up to 10% less fuel than the smaller Viking Grace, once awarded the world’s most environmentally friendly. Read more »

100 Iveco Stralis Natural Power Tractors for XPO Logistics

| USA and France | Source: XPO Logistics

XPO bondoufle-gazXPO Logistics, Inc., a leading global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, has made a significant new investment in sustainability with the purchase of 100 Stralis Natural Power Euro VI tractors from IVECO. The new tractors will be dedicated to the company’s less-than-truckload network in France, serving customers in the Greater Lyon and Paris areas and the South West and Northern regions. Read more »

Chart Wins Order for Marine LNG Fueling Tanks

| USA: Atlanta GA | Source: Chart Industries, Inc.

Chart_LGMRender from FKABChart Industries, Inc. says it has been awarded a contract by LGM Engineering to supply 4 LNG fuel tanks for their marine fuel gas systems that will power 2x22k dwt chemical tankers with clean burning natural gas. The ships will be built in Wuhu Shipyard, China. The ship owner is Rederi AB Donsötank from Sweden. Read more »

Do gas trucks reduce emissions? YES says NGVA Europe

| Belgium: Brussels | Source: NGVA Europe
Volvo FH LNG

Volvo FH LNG at Gasum filling station

The paper Do gas trucks reduce emissions? recently published by T&E (Transport & Environment) has provided NGVA Europe the opportunity to rectify some aspects and complement with educational elements and details about gas in transport. T&E’s conclusions are mainly based on a set of emissions measurement campaigns run by TNO (the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research). However, while reports from TNO are scientifically well proven, NGVA Europe notes the conclusions drawn by T&E are misaligned with the measurements reported. Read more »