GTT and DSEC Collaborate to Deploy LNG Containment Systems

| France, Paris
GTT LNG shape-adapted fuel tank

Shape adapted LNG fuel tank

French engineering and technology company GTT, and Korean naval engineering company DSEC have signed a Technical Assistance and License Agreement for the construction of GTT membrane containment systems. This deal addresses the requirement of clients wishing to fit membrane type LNG fuel tanks to all types of vessels (cruise vessels, container ships, bulk carriers or roll-on / roll-off ferries, etc.). Read more »

Spain Approves Incentives for Alt-Fuel Vehicle Purchases

| Spain, Madrid

Spain_IDAE-logoSpain’s Ministry of Energy, Tourism and the Digital Agenda, through the IDAE, last month approved the provision of €35 million (USD 41.5m) for actions aimed at promoting alternative and efficient mobility, which includes an incentive of 20 million euros for the purchase of alternative fuel vehicles ( LPG, natural gas, electricity and fuel cell). Read more »

Chart Commissions 4th Gasum LNG/LCNG Fueling Station in Finland

| Czech Republic, Decin and Finland

Finland_Gasum LNG LCNG Station airport Dec2017 (1)Chart says it has commissioned a fourth permanent fueling station for natural gas vehicles in Finland, the latest situated close to Helsinki Vantaa airport, which is now open to the public and has served its first customers. The public station is owned and operated by Finnish gas sector expert Gasum. Read more »

LR Assists HHI Group Embrace LNG-fuelled Future

| United Kingdom, London and South Korea, Ulsan

HHi_LNG fuel tank locationFollowing the introduction of the IMO’s NOx and SOx emission limitations, Hyundai Heavy Industry (HHI) Group, with the support of Lloyd’s Register (LR), is responding to the increasing  interest in the development of the global supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by being at the forefront of developing innovative ship designs. Read more »

LNG for World’s Largest Crane Vessel (SSCV) : OOS Zeelandia

| The Netherlands, Serooskerke

OOS-Zeelandia_003-600 graphic 2017Holding OOS International Group B.V., a major maritime services provider, has signed a memorandum of understanding with China Merchants Industry Holdings for the basic design and construction of the largest SSCV in the world, the OOS Zeelandia, a revolutionary new Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Read more »

World’s Largest X-Bow Vessel Designed with Dual-Fuel

| The Netherlands, Schiedam

Jumbo MaritimeJumbo, a Netherlands-based global heavy lift shipping and offshore transportation and installation contractor, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMIH) for the provision of the detailed engineering and construction of a new dual-fuel DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV). Read more »

Bolivia Signs with Gazprom to Develop NGV Fuel Market

| Bolivia and Russia

Bolivia_YPFB CNG station

Mikhail Likhachev, Director General of Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo, and Oscar Javier Barriga Arteaga, Acting Executive President of Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB), signed a Memorandum of Intent on November 24 to set up a joint venture in Bolivia. The parties’ aim is to develop the production and marketing infrastructure for compressed (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) to be sold as a vehicle fuel. Read more »

LIQAL and TSG Deliver United LNG Fueling Solutions

| The Netherlands, Breda

LIQAL LNG dispenserBreda-based LIQAL, a turnkey supplier of small-scale LNG systems, and Technical Services Group (TSG), supplier of equipment and services to gas stations and oil companies across Europe and Africa, have signed a partnership for the reselling and servicing of liquefied natural gas (LNG) dispensers and fueling systems for clean transport applications. Read more »

Total to Supply LNG for CMA CGM New Build Container Ships

| France, Paris

Port of Long Beach - CMA CGM BF ArrivalFrench energy giant Total and CMA CGM, a French container transportation and shipping company with global operations, have signed an agreement covering the supply of around 300,000 tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG) a year for 10 years starting in 2020. This unprecedented volume in the history of LNG bunker will fuel CMA CGM’s nine newbuild container ships, scheduled for delivery beginning 2020 onwards. Read more »