Polskie LNG Plans LNG Bunkering in new Swinoujście Terminal Expansion

| Poland: Świnoujście | Source: Polskie LNG

Polskie LNG terminal at SwinoujsciePolskie LNG has launched a tender procedure to select the contractor of the fourth project under the LNG Terminal Expansion Program, being the construction of an additional jetty. The additional facility will include measures to allow for the introduction of Liquified Natural Gas bunkering to meet the increased opportunity from natural gas-fuelled shipping. Read more »

GasLog Ltd. Charters Two Dual-Fuel Newbuilds

| Monaco | Source: GasLog Ltd
GasLog dual-fuel under construction Samsung

GasLog’s first 180k LNGC under construction at SHI

GasLog Ltd. (GasLog) confirms it entered into new charter party agreements for two dual-fuel carriers, each for a firm period of seven years, with a wholly owned subsidiary of Cheniere Energy, Inc. (Cheniere) at the end of 2018. Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) is constructing the vessels. Read more »

Ocado and Gasrec Partner to Power HGV Fleet with Blended Biomethane (RNG)

| United Kingdom: London | Source: Gasrec

Ocado Natural Gas truckOnline supermarket Ocado has opened its first natural gas refuelling station at its Hatfield Customer Fulfilment Centre in the UK. Ocado is the first British retailer to completely self-fund the purchase of an onsite grid-connected station. The site launched with 29 Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) powered by blended biomethane, a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Read more »

SEAT Enhances CNG Leon with New 1.5 TGI Evo Engine

| Spain: Martorell | Source: SEAT
SEAT Leon 1.5 TGI EVO

CNG-powered Leon now available with a new 1.5 TGI Evo engine

SEAT is enhancing the compressed natural gas-powered variant of the popular Leon with a new 1.5 litre TGI engine and increased CNG range with the integration of three gas tanks. Smart integration of three compressed natural gas tanks boosts range in CNG-only mode to 500km without compromising practicality and driveability. Read more »

Korean Patent for Forward Ships’ LNG-Powered Vessel Design

| Greece and South Korea | Source: Arista Group

Arista Forward Shipping test approval from South KoreaForward Ships’ innovative machinery arrangement has received its first official patent right from South Korea. The Project Forward initiative demonstrates that with LNG as fuel, an advanced hull design and efficient propulsion machinery, it will be possible to meet the IMO’s target for a 40 percent reduction in carbon intensity by 2030. Read more »

Three More LNG-fuelled Vessels for Sovcomflot

| Russia: Saint Petersburg | Source: Sovcomflot
Gagarin Prospect LNG-fuelled

LNG-fuelled Gagarin Prospect

Russian shipping company Sovcomflot (SCF Group)’s confidence in LNG-fueled shipping has been demonstrated by ordering three more gas powered vessels for its fleet. The order, placed with Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex in Russia’s far east, is for the construction of three new generation product carriers that use LNG as their primary fuel. Read more »

France’s Kiloutou Selects Stralis NP 460 for Sustainable Logistics

| France: Trappes | Source: IVECO France

Stralis NP460 for KILOUTOUThe Kiloutou Group, an international equipment rental company based in northern France, has just added five IVECO Stralis NP 460 natural gas tractors to its fleet to deliver on-site equipment. It is the first company in the sector to offer in its logistics fleet of delivery of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueled vehicles. Read more »

Nordlaks Orders Second LNG Hybrid Well Boat

| Norway: Stokmarknes | Source: Nordlaks

Nordlaks LNG Hybrid designNorwegian aquaculture company Nordlaks has ordered a second well boat with LNG / battery hybrid propulsion and is in the process of cutting down the use of diesel for transport of live fish from 2021. The first hybrid well boat is already under construction. Boat number two is based on the same design from NSK Ship Design. Read more »

Gazprom Prepares for LNG Bunkering Market

| Russia: Moscow | Source: Gazprom
Portovaya compressor station

Portovaya compressor station

Gazprom continues to build the LNG production, storage and shipment complex near the Portovaya compressor station on the Russian coast of the Baltic Sea in the Portovaya Bay near Vyborg, Leningrad Oblast. It is planned to use the plant’s output to, inter alia, bunker marine vessels in Russia. Read more »

Keppel O&M to Build LNG Bunker Vessel for Baltic Operations

| Keppel O&M | Source: Keppel O&M

Keppel MTD 5800V LNG designKeppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) reports that its wholly-owned subsidiaries Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine) and Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard) have been contracted to supply design and construction of an ice-class LNG bunker vessel.  Read more »