LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax Design Delivered by Green Corridor JIP

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Green Corridor LNG fueled NewcastlemaxAt the Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo today, partners in the “Green Corridor” Joint Industry Project (JIP) — BHP, Fortescue, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), Rio Tinto, SDARI, U-Ming, Woodside, and DNV GL — presented the results from stage one of their “Green Corridor” joint industry project (JIP), delivering a design based on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fuel. Read more »

Cimarron Composites Type 4 Composite Tube Approved

Cimarron Composites - CNG tubes May2017Cimarron Composites, based in the U.S. state of Alabama, has received a DOT special permit and ADR approval for a large type 4 composite tube. It was developed under the guidelines of UN ISO 11515 without exceptions and has been approved to function stand-alone, or in a tube trailer or in a multi-element gas container.  Read more »

Momentum Fuel Technologies Introduces New CNG Systems

Momentum Fuel Technologies, a Texas-based compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system solutions provider has used Waste Expo 2017 to introduce three products that improve CNG vehicle performance of Class 6-8 vehicles. These include a 115 diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) tailgate system, CNG fuel management drop-in module, and live CNG vehicle data and fuel usage reports using Geotab’s fleet management solution. Read more »

ISO/DIS 17519.2 Mounted Cylinders Opens for Comment

Hexagon Lincoln Tuffshell (TM) cylinders

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ISO has sent out for ballot the 2nd Draft International Standard ISO/DIS 17519.2, Gas cylinders – Refillable permanently mounted composite tubes for transportation. The draft document has been prepared by ISO TC58 SC3. TC 58 focuses on the Standardization of gas cylinders, their fittings and characteristics relating to their manufacture and use, and SC3 looks specifically at cylinder design. Read more »

Cryoshelter’s 2nd-Gen LNG Tanks Move to Market

Cryoshelter modular customised LNG tanksCryoshelter GmbH, an Austrian-based LNG technology company, is ready to introduce its revolutionary Second Generation LNG (liquefied natural gas) tank for heavy duty trucks following UNECE certification in the 4th quarter of 2016. The Second Generation tank reduces the overall total cost of ownership (TCO) by providing benefits and options that address the key performance factors for truck fleet operators beyond other available LNG tanks. Read more »

US Patent for ANGP’s Natural Gas Low Pressure Delivery System

ANGP gas storage

ANG conformable storage tank

Adsorbed Natural Gas Products Inc. (ANGP), recent winners of the 2016 Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award, has received a Notice of Allowance for its Sorbent Based Low Pressure Gaseous Delivery System from the United State Patent and Trademark Office. ANGP refers to it as a Fuel Extraction Pressurization System (FEPS™). Read more »

U.S. DOT Approves Lightstore High Capacity Pressure Vessels

Lightsail 'Lightstore' CNG CylindersThe United States Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) has approved a permit application from LightSail Energy, a developer of sustainable energy technologies, for its breakthrough high capacity, lightweight, low-cost carbon composite pressure vessels. Read more »

POSCO Manganese Steel Employed for Marine LNG Fuel Tanks

POSCO, a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Pohang, South Korea says it’s low-temperature resilient high manganese steel will be used in building the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered bulk carrier. The new steel, claimed as a world first by POSCO, will be used for the fuel tank of the 50,000-ton dual-fuel LNG-powered bulk carrier to be built by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard.  Read more »