WinGD Chalks Up 100th X-DF Engine Sale

| Switzerland

WinGD vessel imageSales of WINGD’s low pressure X-DF engine has reached its first century, just five years after launch. The award-winning technology developed by WinGD has demonstrated, on tests and engines currently in operation, that it offers stable combustion, inherently low NOx and greenhouse gas emissions and high overall system efficiencies as well as reliable and safe gas operation. Read more »

Arcese chooses IVECO Daily NP to travel London’s 2019 Ultra-Low Emission Zones

| United Kingdom: Basildon

IVECO Daily NPInternational logistics firm Arcese has taken delivery of a 6.5-tonne IVECO Daily Natural Power chassis cab, the first gas-powered light commercial vehicle to join its UK fleet. Its ultra-clean engine enables the company to make unrestricted deliveries to its luxury retail customers in central London. Read more »

EU Adopts HDV CO2 Emissions Regulation with Room for Improvement

| Europe: Brussels

HDGAS imageThe first ever EU legislation on CO2 emissions of new heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) registered in the EU, formally adopted Jun 25, requires emissions for Categories N2 and N3 and certain other vehicle types to be monitored and reported from 1 January 2019. The VECTO tool is adopted as the measurement tool but does it go far enough? Read more »

GTT Wins VARD Contract for Luxury Icebreaker’s LNG Fuel Tanks

| France: Paris

PonantGTT, an engineering company expert in containment systems with cryogenic membranes used to transport and store liquefied gas,  this week concluded a contract with the Norwegian shipyard VARD for the supply of the LNG tanks of the expedition ship PONANT Icebreaker. Read more »

Rapid Growth for RNG Sales in Estonia

| Estonia: Tallinn

Estonia CNG Station of Eesti GasSales of renewable natural gas f(RNG) or transportation are surging in Estonia, reports AS Eesti Gaas (Estonia Gas). In June, the volume of sales of domestically produced green gas (compressed biomethane, CBM) at Estonian gas stations reached approximately 500 000 m³, 93 percent more than sales for May. Read more »

Renewable ‘Green’ LNG Replaces Petrol and Diesel for Friesland Fortnight

| The Netherlands

Albert Heijn supplier truck uses LNGThe Frisian youth wants a sustainable Friesland, without climate change and with an Elfstedentocht! That’s a very special and historical eleven-cities ice tour of some 200 kms, last held in 1997. Its been too warm since then so students have set up a challenge for everyone to move with sustainable means of transport within the borders of the province, from 1 to 14 July 2018. No petrol, no diesel. Renewable green gas is one solution. Read more »

Associations Argue Affordable Solutions Essential on Path to Lower Emissions

| Belgium: Brussels

Logo-GasNaturallyRepresenting major gas associations in Europe, GasNaturally calls on European Parliament committees to factor in the benefits of gas in transport when voting on the CO2 targets for cars proposal in July and September. It argues for technology neutrality, a term often used by the EC but not, platform members as in transport is a mature and available technology, and it is a cost-efficient solution to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality. Read more »

probunkers Hastens LNG Bunker Fleet

| Greece: Athens

pro-vessel (probunkers)ABS has signed a pioneering Joint Development Program (JDP) with Athens-based probunkers to provide technical support as they embark on designing a fleet of specialist LNG bunker vessels for key ports around the world. probunkers aims to design, build, own and operate a fleet of LNG supply vessels in seven ports initially: Houston; Rotterdam (or, alternatively, Antwerp); Gibraltar; Singapore; Hong Kong; Busan and Fujairah. Read more »

Zero CO2 Emissions for ‘Fure Vinga’ with Liquefied Biomethane

| Sweden: Gothenburg

Fure Vnga (LNG and LBG fuelled)Skangas have supplied the leading Swedish shipping company and LNG pioneer Furetank with Liquefied Biogas (LBG) – a renewable and environmentally friendly fuel. The Swedish LBG was delivered to Furetank’s M/T Fure Vinga from Skangas’ parent company Gasum’s biogas facility in Lidköping. The fueling took place at the port of Gothenburg, transferring the fuel directly from a tanker truck to the ship. Read more »

PitPoint Secures 1O-Year Contract for RNG for Dutch Bus Fleet

| The Netherlands: Amsterdam

EBS, a provider of public transport in the Waterland region, directly north of Amsterdam, will from the end of 2018 refuel 53 buses with renewable natural gas (RNG), ‘green gas’ under an agreement with PitPoint BV, a Netherlands-based operator of renewable natural gas (RNG) filling stations.  Read more »