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 »

SEA\LNG Encourages Investment with LNG Bunker Navigator Tool

| Netherlands, Amsterdam and United Kingdom, London

SEA\LNG Bunker Navigator ToolSEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, has launched a new free-to-access online tool to improve understanding of the current, and rapidly evolving, LNG bunkering infrastructure landscape. SEA\LNG says the ‘Bunker Navigator Tool’ will demonstrate infrastructure availability, thereby encouraging further investments in LNG-fuelled ships. Read more »

J-W Power Company Announces Patent of CNG Technology

| USA, Dallas TX

J-W Power CNG Dispensing technologyJ-W Power Company has developed technology that significantly improves compressed natural gas (CNG) fill time at the dispenser. The design has now been protected under U.S. Patent No. 9,765,930 B2 “CNG Fueling System” dated Sept 19, 2017. Read more »

Oasis Engineering Launches NGV1 Light Duty Transit Nozzle

| New Zealand, Tauranga

Oasis Engineering Light Duty Transit Nozzle - NGV1Oasis Engineering, a manufacturer and global supplier of valves and couplings, has launched its new Light Duty NGV1 Transit Nozzle. With improved ergonomics and redesigned operating functions for public station use, the Oasis Light Duty NGV1 Transit Nozzle is set to make waves in the CNG industry. Read more »

Chart and GFW Launch Innovative LNG/Diesel Refueller

| USA, New Prague MN

Chart-GFW LNG-diesel refuelerChart, designer and manufacturer of highly engineered cryogenic equipment, and Ground Force Worldwide (GFW), an international mining equipment manufacturer, have collaborated in the development and launch of the first mobile dual LNG/diesel refueller.  Read more »

HAM’s LNG Nozzle Prototype Eliminates Leakage

| Spain, Barcelona

HAM new LNG NozzleSpain’s HAM Group has developed a new Liquefied Natural Gas nozzle to supply fuel to heavy duty vehicles that delivers increased safety while eliminating leakage. Built in aluminium and stainless steel, the prototype design adapts to current refueling systems. In short, no change is required to LNG dispensers or to fuel connectors on vehicles. Read more »

Aspro Launches Low-Flow Compact CNG Compressor

| Argentina, Buenos Aires

Aspro LF50 CNG CompressorAspro, recently acquired by Inverlat investor Group, has introduced a new low flow compressor family member — the ASPRO LF50 Compressor line for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) — which meets operating needs for areas that have low gas pressure. Its compact design, with reduced dimensions, allows for an easy and economic transport, handling, installation and maintenance. Read more »

ABS Guide for LNG Bunkering Published

| USA, Houston TX
LNG Bunkering (Image: ABS)

LNG Bunkering (Image: ABS)

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has published ABS Guide for LNG Bunkering. This new Guide provides standards for the design, construction and survey of LNG bunkering systems that are on board a vessel. Read more »

Mobile CNG Compressor Funded for Demonstrations in California

| USA, Los Angeles CA

Onboard Dynamics mobile CNG compressorSouthern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) reports it has signed a contract with Onboard Dynamics, Inc. (ObDI), an innovator in compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling technology, to fund the demonstration and testing of a new mobile natural gas compressor that is compact, easily transported and itself powered by CNG. It can be used to re-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles no matter where they are. Read more »