Port Fourchon LNG Facility Includes Bunkering

| USA, Cut Off LA

Port Fourchon Aerial PhotoThe Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) and tenant Energy World USA (EWUSA) have taken first steps for wholly owned Fourchon LNG LLC to construct the proposed 5 million tons per annum mid-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) production and export facility at Port Fourchon. LNG bunkering is in the scope or works. Read more »

First LNG Fuelled ADR Truck at Gate Terminal

| The Netherlands, Rotterdam

Rolande first at GateThe first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) -powered truck has this week loaded a trailer with LNG at the Gate terminal in Rotterdam. LNG power moving LNG fuel adds a new dimension to alternative fuel transportation for trucks and ships. After considerable effort to update and adjust legislation, LNG trucks are now compliant with ADR and regulation at terminals. Read more »

Carnival’s Sustainability Report Highlights Commitment to LNG

| USA, Miami FL

AIDAprima 2017Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest leisure travel company, today released its 2016 sustainability report. The report details the company’s sustainability efforts and the progress made in 2016 toward its 2020 sustainability performance goals. It acknowledges the company’s commitment to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. Read more »

Goa Plans Natural Gas for Land and Naval Applications

| India, Vasco da Gama

GSL Offshore Patrol Vessel (India)India’s Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has drawn attention to the state of Goa on the country’s west coast as a development centre for alternative fuels for marine and land-based transportation. Potential users of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) include naval vessels build by Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL). If it goes ahead, the proposed green energy fuel chain will be the first of its kind in India. Read more »

Shell Strengthens Supply for LNG Marine Fuel

| The Netherlands, Rotterdam

Cardissa - Shell marine LNG fuel bunker vesselShell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) has reached two significant milestones for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) marine fuel business in Europe, including the arrival of the Cardissa in Rotterdam. This state-of-the-art LNG bunker vessel has capacity to hold around 6,500 cubic metres of LNG fuel.

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Spain’s Ferrol Joins Growing List of LNG Bunker Ports

| Spain, Ferrol

Port of Ferrol plans LNG bunkeringThe Port of Ferrol, located in the north-western corner of the Iberian Peninsula, sees the adoption of LNG bunkering as an opportunity to capture more passing marine traffic. Of particular interest is the planned visit in November of the LNG-fuelled cruiseliner, Aida Prima. Read more »

ECO-GATE Funded to Develop European Natural Gas Mobility

| Spain, Barcelona

The European Union has approved funding of EUR 10 million (USD 10.8 million) for the ECO-GATE project in order to develop the natural gas market for mobility. Gas Natural Fenosa will manage and coordinate the project, heading a consortium made up of natural gas operators, technology and service providers, end users and marketing and promotion knowledge experts in Spain, Portugal, France and Germany. Read more »

Second Dual-Fuel Tug Delivered by Gondán

| Spain, Asturias

PAXAfter completing its sea trials program successfully, PAX, the second dual-fuel tug ever built in Europe, was delivered early July to its owner, the Norwegian company Østensjø Rederi A/S. The first tug of this kind built in Europe, DUX, was delivered by the company last May. Read more »

LNG-powered ‘Econuri’ Showcased by Port of Incheon

| South Korea, Incheon
Eco Nuri

Econuri (Image: IPA)

An energy-efficient and environmentally friendly LNG-fuelled vessel, built by the Incheon Port Authority (IPA), received international attention at this year’s LNG Bunkering Conference held in Singapore. IPA took the opportunity to share information gained during the management and construction of the Econuri. Read more »

SEA\LNG: Compliance Needed to Achieve 2020 Sulphur Cap

| United Kingdom, London

SEA/LNG logo“LNG far exceeds alternative options in terms of emissions reductions” – Peter Keller, SEA\LNG Chairman

SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition working to facilitate and accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, has urged the industry as a whole to redouble its commitment to compliance with, and enforcement of, IMO Marpol VI Regulations. Three new members have joined the coalition, now with 28 members. Read more »