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 »

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 »

USCG Guides Simultaneous Operations During LNG Fuel Transfer

| USA, Washington DC
Tote Maritime LNG bunkering in port

LNG bunkering in port (Image: TOTE Maritime)

The United States Coast Guard’s Office of Operating and Environmental Standards (CG-OES) issued a policy letter late June this year, providing guidance for evaluating Simultaneous Operations (SIMOPS) during Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Fuel Transfer Operations at waterfront facilities. Read more »

LNG Marine Fuel Coalitions Joined by Japanese Ports of Yokohama and Kawasaki

| United Kingdom and Japan
Minami Honmoku Pier - Port of Yokohama

Minami Honmoku Pier – Port of Yokohama

Yokohama-Kawasaki International Port Corporation (YKIP) has joined both SEA\LNG and SGMF to support and contribute to the development of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. YKIP is the official managing entity of Keihin Port Complex including Yokohama port and Kawasaki port. Read more »

Gate Terminal Adds Two New Truck Loading Bays for LNG

| The Netherlands, Brielle

GATE Terminal LNG truck loadingGate terminal has successfully started commercial operations of its two new truck loading bays at the LNG terminal in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on Monday 10 July 2017. These two new loading bays are highly automated and combine best practices for safe small volume loading of liquefied natural gas. Read more »

DNV GL’s Iberian Study Reveals Huge Market Potential for LNG as Marine Fuel

| Norway, Oslo
CORE LNGas Hive (Image - INEA)

CORE LNGas Hive (Image – INEA)

The global fuel sulphur limit of 0.5%, effective 2020, is driving the increased interest in LNG as a marine fuel. One of the main obstacles to the accelerated uptake of LNG, however, is the uncertainty regarding future market volumes for the fuel. DNV GL has addressed this issue in a recent market study on the future LNG market in the Iberian Peninsula. Read more »

LNG Infrastructure Coming to Port of Gothenburg

| Sweden, Göteborg
Energy Port at Port of Gothenburg

LNG planned for Energy Port, Gothenburg

Following a decision by Swedegas, owner and operator of the gas grid in Sweden, to invest in LNG infrastructure at the Port of Gothenburg, vessels will be able to bunker LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) at the port from 2018. The decision adds yet another location to the growing network of ports in the Baltic region responding to the demand for LNG as an environmentally friendly marine fuel.  Read more »

ExxonMobil – Eagle LNG – Crowley Collaborate on Land and Marine LNG Fuel

| United Kingdom and USA
Crowley ConRo LNG dual-fuel

Crowley LNG dual-fuel ConRo

ExxonMobil, Eagle LNG Partners LLC and Crowley Maritime Corporation have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. The goal is to establish the storage and technical support necessary to provide safe, reliable LNG delivery for vessel operators bunkering in North America. Read more »

PitPoint.LNG to Build Germany’s First LNG Bunkering Station

| The Netherlands, Nieuwegein

PitPoint proposed LNG bunkerstation ColognePitPoint.LNG will build Germany’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering station in the harbour of Cologne. The new station will facilitate the bunkering of LNG powered inland waterways vessels that sail on Europe’s busiest transport waterway, the Rhine. Read more »