Titan LNG’s Bunkering Pontoon Moves to Contract

| The Netherlands, Amsterdam

Titan LNG Flexfueler 1Titan LNG, a leading supplier of LNG to the marine and industrial markets in North West Europe, has contracted a manufacturing consortium headed by Kooiman Marine Group for its innovative FlexFueler001, an LNG bunkering pontoon. The pontoon design has received approval from Bureau Veritas and will be built with the collaboration of subcontractors Marine Services Noord and Cryovat International. Read more »

Rotterdam Proposes Bunker Station for Dordrecht Inland Seaport

| Netherlands, Rotterdam

Netherlands proposed schematic multi-fuel bunker stationThe Port of Rotterdam wants to realise a new multi-fuel bunker station for the refuelling of LNG and other cleaner fuels, determining  Krabbegors/Duivelseiland at Dordrecht Inland Seaport as the desired location for this bunker station. Port of Rotterdam and PitPoint.LNG have signed a letter of intent to jointly further investigate how this project might be realised. Read more »

Viking Princess Becomes First LNG Hybrid OSV

| Norway, Bømlo

Viking Princess with LNG hybrid power Eidesvik Offshore’s 5-year old offshore supply vessel (OSV) Viking Princess has until recently been operating with four LNG-powered Wärtsilä engines, with engine loads varying between 90% and 20%.  Now, with new Wärtsilä battery technology, it has returned to supply duties using three engines and a hybrid energy system, delivering significant environmental and economic benefits. Read more »

Coralius Carries Out First Fuel Change to LNG at Sea

| Norway, Stavanger/Danafjord

Coralius bunkering LNG to AuroraThe Skangas bunker vessel Coralius continues it adventurous journey into Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) refueling at sea by cooling down the recipient vessel’s tanks and delivering LNG in one operation, another first. The receiving vessel LEG/C Navigator Aurora was supplied with just under 500 mt LNG in the middle of a voyage between Sweden and South Europe. Read more »

Gas4Sea to Bunker LNG for Statoil Dual-Fuel Vessels

| Belgium, Brussels
ENGIE Zeebrugge LNG Bunkering Vessel

ENGIE Zeebrugge will bunker LNG for Statoil from 2020

Gas4Sea partners – ENGIE, Mitsubishi Corporation and NYK – have been selected by Norwegian multinational energy group Statoil to be their LNG marine fuel supplier in the port of Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, for four crude shuttle tankers. The four planned dual-fuel vessels are to come into service in early 2020; they will be operated by Statoil in Northern European seas. Read more »

Deltamarin Designs Multi-Use LNG-Fueled Waterways Vessel

| Poland, Gdansk

Deltamarin waterways solution - DeltaBreaker-in-ice (copyright)Deltamarin, a designer of ships for marine and offshore industries, has developed a multipurpose inland vessel that uses Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as fuel. It is the company’s response to the call for increased use of inland waterways while addressing climate change and environmental protection. To deal with these issues the naval architects from Deltamarin’s office in Gdansk have developed the ‘DeltaBreaker’. Read more »

Gazprom Plans LNG Locomotives to Service Yamal

| Russia, St. Petersburg

Locomotives will travel the Obskaya – Bovanenkovo railroadIn St. Petersburg last week, a Cooperation Agreement was drawn up between the Russian companies Gazpromtrans and Gazomotornoye Toplivo for the implementation of natural gas as a fuel for locomotives and associated infrastructure. The development is specific to the Gazprom-owned rail line that services the Yamal megaproject. Read more »

Dual-Fuel LNG Carriers to Expand BP’s Portfolio

| USA, Houston TX

BP will soon take delivery of six new, state-of-the-art liquefied natural gas (LNG) dual-fuel tankers to support its expanding global LNG portfolio and to respond to growing demand for lower-carbon energy sources around the world. The company says the expansion will support the group’s broader shift to natural gas. Read more »

Volvo Introduces Low-Emission LNG-Powered Trucks

| Sweden, Gothenburg
Volvo FH hill climbing in Spain

Volvo FH LNG

New trucks from Volvo running on LNG offer the same performance as diesel, but with 20-100% lower CO₂ emissions

Volvo Trucks is now introducing Euro VI-compliant heavy duty trucks running on liquefied natural gas or biogas. Sales of Volvo FM LNG and Volvo FH LNG will start during spring 2018. Read more »