Zhuzhou Plans CNG Stations and Riverside LNG Bunker Facility

| China: Zhuzhou | Source: Zhuzhou Evening News

Zhuzhou CNG refuelling (Hunan)Zhuzhou, a prefecture-level city of Hunan Province, plans to build 10 new natural gas vehicle refueling stations. As part of the Zhuzhou City Gas Development Plan, the Municipal Planning Bureau says three of the stations will be completed by 2020. Read more »

LNG Bunker Operation at Port of Mukran for Deme Dual-fuel Dredger

| Netherlands: Rotterdam | Source: Titan LNG

Port of Mukran Titan LNG bunkering Scheldt RiverTitan LNG, a supplier of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to marine and industrial users in North West Europe, has successfully completed the first-ever LNG bunker delivery at Mukran Port, Germany on the island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea. Titan says the refuelling event emphasized the versatility of LNG as a fuel able to be supplied anywhere. Read more »

Babcock Delivers M.V. Kairos – Biggest LNG Bunker Vessel

| Germany: Hamburg | Source: Babcock Schulte Shipmanagement

M.V. Kairos - LNG Bunker VesselBabcock International is celebrating the completion of their ‘first of its kind’ and the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker supply vessel, M.V. Kairos, as it is delivered to Babcock Schulte Energy (BSE), a 50:50 joint venture between Babcock and Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM). Read more »

Sovcomflot Breaks New Ground with LNG-fuelled Aframax Tankers

| Russia: St. Petersburg | Source: Sovcomflot

Lomonosov Prospect on Northern Sea RouteRussian shipping company PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) has reported two successful voyages of LNG-fuelled vessels through arctic waters. On 30 October, Lomonosov Prospect, SCF’s large-capacity tanker, completed a commercial voyage along the Northern Sea Route (NSR). A week earlier, the oil tanker Gagarin Prospect completed her voyage across the Baltic and North Seas. Read more »

Gothia Tanker Alliance Secures Skangas LNG Marine Fuel Supply

| Finland: Espoo | Source: Gasum

Skangas Coralius bunkering Fure VingaGasum subsidiary Skangas, a leading provider of LNG to the Nordic market, has entered into an agreement with parts of the Gothia Tanker Alliance to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel. The new agreement comprises current as well as new vessels with LNG propulsion soon to come. Read more »

Gasum Augments Nordic LNG Supply with 100% Ownership of Skangas

| Finland: Helsinki | Source: Gasum
Coral Energy

Skangas’s natural gas fuelled carrier Coral Energy

Nordic energy company Gasum has increased its shareholding in LNG company Skangas to 100%. The acquisition strengthens a key element of Gasum’s strategy and will further enhance the development of the Nordic gas market and LNG distribution network. In 2014, Gasum became Skangas’s majority shareholder with a 51% holding, and in 2017 the share grew to 70%. Read more »

Shell and Sovcomflot Achieve Several LNG Bunkering ‘Firsts’ in Rotterdam

| Netherlands: Rotterdam | Source: Port of Rotterdam

Gagarin Prospect bunker LNG from Shell's CardissaShell recently delivered its first ship-to-ship bunkering of cleaner burning LNG fuel from its specialised LNG bunker vessel, Cardissa, paving the way for many other operations from the vessel. This operation marked a number of other firsts, as it fuelled the Sovcomflot vessel Gagarin Prospect, the world’s first LNG-powered Aframax tanker. Read more »

Port of Singapore Secures Future with LNG Bunkering

| Singapore | Source: Singapore MPA
Network of LNG Bunkering Ports - Singapore MPA infographic

Extract from Singapore MPA Infographic

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), which organised the Singapore International Bunkering Conference and Exhibition (SIBCON), continues its preparation for making the port a major centre for bunkering Liquefied Natural Gas. Senior Minister of State for Transport and Health, Dr. Lam Pin Min, spoke of this in his opening address on October 3. Read more »

Australian Maritime Industry Plans Integration of LNG Bunkering Standards

| Australia: Perth WA | Source: Gas Energy Australia

Siem Thiima bunkers EVOL LNGIn order to meet the new International Maritime Organisation (IMO) environmental regulations including reductions in sulphur emissions in 2020 the maritime industry in Australia is planning to adopt a greenhouse gas reduction (GHG) strategy which calls for a 50% cut to shipping GHG emissions by 2050. The initiative arose out of a Gas Energy Australia (GEA) workshop and aims to establish LNG bunkering infrastructure at major ports. Read more »

Panfido Dual-fuel Tug and Pontoon Unit Uses SENER Design

| Spain: Getxo | Source: SENER

SENER Marine LNG-powered SBBT unit for Panfido In a project co-funded by the European Union through the Poseidon MED II program, Spanish engineering and technology group SENER is to provide assistance with the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) SBBT unit. The SBBT unit’s design is a combination of a LNG fueled tractor tug (powered unit) and a LNG bunkering non-propelled pontoon of 4,000 m3 (cargo unit). Read more »