Egypt Funds Thousands of Vehicle Conversions to CNG

| Egypt: Cairo | Source: Ministry of Petroleum

Car Gas image (Egypt)Egypt’s Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (MSMEDA) has signed two contracts to convert 4,000 cars from diesel to compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel. The contracts were signed by Engineer Tarek Al-Mulla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Mrs. Niven Jameh, CEO of the SME Development Agency and representatives of Cargas and Gastec. Read more »

Ocado and Gasrec Partner to Power HGV Fleet with Blended Biomethane (RNG)

| United Kingdom: London | Source: Gasrec

Ocado Natural Gas truckOnline supermarket Ocado has opened its first natural gas refuelling station at its Hatfield Customer Fulfilment Centre in the UK. Ocado is the first British retailer to completely self-fund the purchase of an onsite grid-connected station. The site launched with 29 Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) powered by blended biomethane, a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Read more »

SEAT Enhances CNG Leon with New 1.5 TGI Evo Engine

| Spain: Martorell | Source: SEAT
SEAT Leon 1.5 TGI EVO

CNG-powered Leon now available with a new 1.5 TGI Evo engine

SEAT is enhancing the compressed natural gas-powered variant of the popular Leon with a new 1.5 litre TGI engine and increased CNG range with the integration of three gas tanks. Smart integration of three compressed natural gas tanks boosts range in CNG-only mode to 500km without compromising practicality and driveability. Read more »

CARB Funding For Kenworth-Toyota Zero Emission Truck Collaboration

| USA: Las Vegas NV | Source: Kenworth Trucks

Kenworth_T680 toyotalrAdding to its range of alternative-fueled vehicles such as CNG and LNG, Kenworth Truck Company is collaborating with Toyota Motor North America to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains. Read more »

California’s Overseas Freight Powers Near-Zero Outfitted Kenworths with RNG

| USA: Newport Beach CA | Source: Clean Energy Fuels

Kenworth T680North American natural gas supplier Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has been contracted to supply Redeem™ renewable natural gas (RNG) to intermodal trucking company Overseas Freight as part of an emissions reduction initiative in the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. Read more »

Landi Renzo USA Lists MY2019 Ford EPA Certifications

| USA: Torrance CA | Source: Landi Renzo

Ford F450Following a banner year in 2018, Landi Renzo USA has secured EPA certification for the F-450/550, F-650/750, and F-53/59 for Model Year 2019. Fleets have the opportunity to take advantage of all CNG products – open for orders. Read more »

Hexagon to Supply Hydrogen Systems to Air Liquide for US FCEV Market

| Norway and USA | Source: Hexagon Composites ASA

Hexagon high-pressure hydrogen tank systemHexagon Composites has received an order from Air Liquide Advanced Technologies U.S. LLC (Air Liquide), world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health, for a transportable tank system. The high-pressure tank system will be used in a mobile hydrogen refueling trailer supporting the rapidly growing fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) market in the U.S. Read more »

First Dual-Fuel ASD Tugboat Launched for Ningbo

| China: Ningbo | Source: Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard

Ningo Port Dual-fuel 6500HP ASD tugboatThe first dual-fuel (LNG/Marine Oil) 6500HP ASD (Azimuth Stern Drive) tugboat being built for Ningbo-Zhoushan Port was successfully launched by Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard (Group) Co. Ltd on December 25, 2018. The port is the busiest in the world in terms of cargo tonnage. Read more »

Korean Patent for Forward Ships’ LNG-Powered Vessel Design

| Greece and South Korea | Source: Arista Group

Arista Forward Shipping test approval from South KoreaForward Ships’ innovative machinery arrangement has received its first official patent right from South Korea. The Project Forward initiative demonstrates that with LNG as fuel, an advanced hull design and efficient propulsion machinery, it will be possible to meet the IMO’s target for a 40 percent reduction in carbon intensity by 2030. Read more »

Three More LNG-fuelled Vessels for Sovcomflot

| Russia: Saint Petersburg | Source: Sovcomflot
Gagarin Prospect LNG-fuelled

LNG-fuelled Gagarin Prospect

Russian shipping company Sovcomflot (SCF Group)’s confidence in LNG-fueled shipping has been demonstrated by ordering three more gas powered vessels for its fleet. The order, placed with Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex in Russia’s far east, is for the construction of three new generation product carriers that use LNG as their primary fuel. Read more »