IVECO’s 1,000th Stralis NP 400hp Truck goes to Germany’s First CO2 Neutral Fleet

| Germany and Italy

Iveco Stralis NP VERBIO Logistik GmbHIveco, part of CNH Industrial, has supplied five Stralis NP trucks to VERBIO Logistik GmbH (a subsidiary of VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG). VERBIO will run the new vehicles on biomethane generated from straw, taking a significant step towards CO₂ neutral transport in heavy goods vehicles. This supply also marks an important milestone for IVECO: the 1,000th Stralis NP delivered. Read more »

DNV GL Approves Kongsberg Simulator for LNG-fuelled Vessel Training

| Norway, Asker

Kongsberg Digital Engine Room SimulatorKongsberg Digital, a Norse provider of maritime, oil & gas and renewables & utilities software solutions, has received a DNV-GL statement of compliance for its newest Engine Room Simulator model designed to provide in-depth training on the K-Sim Engine simulator platform. The DEDF Cruise Ferry model is designed for training courses aimed at ship officers (deck and engine) that intend to work on an LNG-fuelled vessel. Read more »

Higer CNG Buses Exported to Trinidad and Tobago

| Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad - Higer CNG Buses ready for shipment to T&T 600Chinese bus manufacturer Higer, based in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, is shipping Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses to Trinidad and Tobago. The new Euro V vehicles will replace ageing buses in the public transportation fleet where most of the vehicles are more than 8 years old. Read more »

Galp to Build Iberian Natural Gas Filling Stations under ECO-GATE

| Portugal, Lisbon | Source: posventa.info
Gasolinera Galp S.S.De Los Reyes-Jarama

Galp’s Jarama service station

The European Commission-funded project ECO-GATE, the acronym for European COrridors for natural GAs Transport Efficiency, has been joined by Galp Energia, SGPS, S.A. (Galp), Portugal’s only oil and natural gas integrated operator. Galp has been granting funding to build several natural gas filling stations on the Iberian Peninsula during 2019. Read more »

Paris City Hall Uses LNG-Fuelled Trucks

| France, Paris

Iveco and Renault selected to supply natural gas powered trucks equipped with Allison AutomaticsIn France, the publicly-financed vehicle fleet of Paris City Hall, which since 2014 has halted the purchase of diesel vehicles as a matter of ecological policy, has taken delivery of 11 new heavy goods vehicles and utilities vehicles with Allison transmissions and powered by natural gas. Iveco and Renault models were selected. Read more »

TMS Cardiff Gas Orders Dual-Fuel LNG Carrier

| Greece, Athens

TMS Cardiff Gas LNG shipmentAthens-based TMS Cardiff Gas, a gas fleet operator, has signed a contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries of Korea (HHI) for the construction of one 174,000 cubic meter LNG carrier with WinGD X-DF low pressure dual-fuel technology propulsion, with an option for a second vessel. This order is the first in the Company’s X Carrier Series of orders, which expands the Company’s fleet of managed vessels to ten. Read more »

GFS Corp to Convert Mexican Mine Haul Trucks to LNG

| USA, Weston FL

Komatsu 930E Haul TruckGFS Corp, a developer of systems that allow large, high horsepower diesel engines to operate on a dual-fuel combination of natural gas and diesel, in mid-December announced it is set to convert Komatsu 930E haul trucks to LNG operation at a mine in Mexico. The company’s EVO-MT® 9300 System allows large mining equipment to use LNG in place of diesel fuel to save money and to reduce emissions.  Read more »

Jamaica Initiates LNG-Bus Pilot Project

| Jamaica, Kingston

Jamaica - New Fortress LNG tanksJamaica is entering the era of natural gas powered transportation, beginning with five liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered buses. The government has approved a pilot project to retrofit buses operated by Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC), the single largest carrier of passengers in the Kingston Metropolitan Region. Read more »

Snam Tenders €33m CNG-Powered Fleet Replacement

| Italy, San Donato

eni-snam CNGSnam S.p.A., a European leader in the construction and integrated management of natural gas infrastructure, has launched an estimated € 33 million Euro (excluding VAT) call for tenders for the renewal of its car fleet to natural gas. Snam is the owner of Europe’s largest, most accessible pipeline network (32,455 km), one of the largest storage infrastructures in the European Union (16.5 bcm capacity) and of the first LNG terminal built in Italy. Read more »

Mobile CNG Compressor Launched in U.S.

| USA, Bend OR

OnBoard Dynamics portable CNG compressorOnboard Dynamics (ObDI), an Oregon-based innovator in alternative refueling technologies, has launched its GoFlo™ CNG-80 mobile natural gas compressor for commercial use. The compression capacity of the GoFlo CNG-80 compressor makes it cost-effective for smaller fleets of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, as well as for the initial deployment of CNG vehicles in larger fleets. Read more »