HHI Receives AiP from LR for LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt VLOC

| United Kingdom: London

HHi_LNG fuel tank locationHyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for a Liquefied Natural gas (LNG)-fuelled 250,000 dwt class very large ore carrier (VLOC). HHI has been focusing its efforts on LNG-fuelled ships as part of its plans to meet the market’s needs for environmentally friendly shipping. Read more »

ENGIE Sails Into H2 Waters with Energy Observer

| France, Paris

Energy ObserverENGIE, a France-based international provider of power, natural gas, energy services, has become one of the main partners of the first ship in the world powered by hydrogen and renewable energies only, an experimental laboratory aimed at energy autonomy, without emissions of greenhouse gases or fine particles. Read more »

Wärtsilä Introduces LNG-with-VOC Recovery for Cleaner Tankers

| Finland, Helsinki

Wartsila VOC Recovery SystemFinnish engineering group Wärtsilä will use ground-breaking technology for two new shuttle tankers being built for Singapore based AET Tankers at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea. The system creates a fuel mix of LNG and recovered volatile organic compounds (VOC), the gas evaporating from the oil cargo tanks. Read more »

NGV Global Technical Forum to Discuss CNG Vehicle Inspections

| USA: Long Beach CA

NGV Global - International Association for Natural Gas VehiclesA new Technical Forum organised by NGV Global will address the evolving safety paradigm of natural gas fuel systems for vehicles. Planned to run in conjunction with ACT Expo in Long Beach, California, the event is entitled Guaranteeing Safety in CNG Vehicles: Inspections, Improvements and Innovations. It will provide participants an opportunity to learn from and discuss with global experts issues of relevance to natural gas vehicle (NGV) inspection practices. Read more »

MAN Diesel & Turbo and Hyundai to Build Engine Test Facility in Korea

| Denmark: Copenhagen

ME-GI Pump Vaporizer UnitMAN Diesel & Turbo is to build a new test-engine facility in collaboration with its two-stroke licensee, HHI-EMD, the engine and machinery division of Hyundai Heavy Industries. The new venture aims to expand MAN Diesel & Turbo’s R&D test capacity, in the process strengthening its development of dual-fuel gas engines. Read more »

PHEV CNG California Energy Commission Vehicle Program Completed

| USA: Milpitas CA

EDI PHEVCNG Armored TrucksEfficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), a global leader in advanced high-efficiency zero emissions hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain solutions’ has built a fleet of six Plug-in-Hybrid Electric International-brand armored vehicles for end user fleet Sectran Security. Renewable natural gas (RNG) is employed for range extension. Read more »

GTT’s LNG Brick Bunker Tank Testing Completed

| France: Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse

GTT LNG BrickWith the rise in the use of LNG as a fuel, the marine industry requires new cryogenic storage solutions which are both compact and easy to install. To meet this requirement, GTT has developed the LNG Brick® technology and announces the end of its test campaign. Read more »

ANG System Captures Farm Generated Gas for Transport and Other Applications

| USA, Fremont CA

Cenergy Solutions stored gas in ThailandCenergy Solutions, Inc. has entered into an agreement to use its proprietary Adsorbent Natural Gas (ANG) Storage System to capture biogas that is being vented at several pig farms in Thailand. The low pressure storage system provides opportunity to economically store, transport and utilize renewable biogas, for which one of the potential uses is vehicle fuel. Read more »

DNV GL’s New LNG Test Centre Monitors LNG Fuel Characteristics

| The Netherlands: Groningen

Netherlands_DNV GL gas-chromatographDNV GL, a global quality assurance and risk management company, has opened an LNG test centre to enable safer and more efficient use of LNG. Located in Groningen, the Netherlands, the test centre will enable safer and more efficient use of LNG by supporting stakeholders across the value chain with operational experience and intelligence in addressing the large variations in the properties, density and calorific values among LNG sources globally. Read more »