First Bunkering of LNG at Malmö

| Sweden: Malmö

Bunkering LNG for MV Ireland at MalmoCopenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) has stepped into the broadening world of liquefied natural gas bunkering, delivering LNG fuel for the first time to the dry cargo carrier MV Ireland, operated by KGJ Cement of Bergen, Norway. The vessel was provided with LNG via tanker lorries when in Malmö to unload cement. Read more »

Gas Supply Secured for Port of Gothenburg’s 2nd LNG Bunkering Facility

| Sweden: Gothenburg
Energy Port at Port of Gothenburg

Energy Port, Gothenburg

The Port of Gothenburg is securing its identity as an LNG bunkering port with the soon to be completed permanent Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering facility. Already well versed in truck-to-ship and ship-to-ship bunkering, ship owners will now also be able to refuel their vessels while loading or unloading cargo. Read more »

First Bunkering of LNG for Van Oord’s Crane Vessel

| The Netherlands: Amsterdam
Werkendam LNG crane vessel

(Image courtesy of werkendam.net)

In a joint effort between the Port of Moerdijk, specialized marine shipyard Neptune Marine, designer and supplier of tailor made LNG systems and vaporizers Cryonorm Systems and LNG solutions provider Titan LNG, the Werkendam crane vessel was supplied successfully for the first time with LNG. Read more »

LNG Bunkering Infrastructure Firmly on South Korea’s Agenda

| Korea: Daejeon

Korea - Illustration LNG BunkeringSouth Korea’s Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (Minister Kim Young-chun) held a briefing in Busan last week to launch and discuss a Ministry-initiated core technology development and system construction project aimed at kicking off the country’s Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering infrastructure. Read more »

‘Fure Vinga’ Bunkers LNG in Europe for First Time

| Spain: Barcelona

Fure-Vinga bunkers LNG at Cartagena SpainSpanish energy company Gas Natural Fenosa was awarded a marine fuel supply operation for 120 tonnes of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) by the Swedish company Furetank. This is the first operation of its kind conducted by Gas Natural Fenosa at the Port of Cartagena and the first bunkering operation on the tanker Fure Vinga in Europe.  Read more »

Poseidon Med II LNG Bunkering Project Meeting Reports Progress

| Greece: Piraeus

Participants at the European co-funded Poseidon Med II project meeting in Piraeus last week heard that a truck loading station at Revithoussa LNG terminal, at least three new LNG-powered vessels, one LNG barge based in Piraeus port and one LNG marine installation in Western Greece will be in operation as of 2020. These were some of the key highlights expressed by George Polychroniou from Public Gas Corporation of Greece (DEPA) during his introductory speech. Read more »

Elengy Plans Mediterranean LNG Bunker Service

| France: Bois-Colombes
Elengy LNG vessel berthing operation at Fos Cavou

Elengy LNG vessel berthing operation at Fos Cavou

Elengy, a pioneer in liquefied natural gas (LNG) and subsidiary of GRTgaz within the ENGIE Group, will work with Fosmax LNG, its subsidiary and owner of the Fos Cavaou LNG terminal, to offer a new LNG bunker-vessel loading service. Elengy operates and develops three LNG terminals in France: Montoir-de-Bretagne on the Atlantic coast, Fos Tonkin and Fos Cavaou on the Mediterranean coast. Read more »

Wärtsilä LNGPac Passes 100th Order Milestone

| Finland: Helsinki
Wartsila Corporation LNGPac 100th

The Wärtsilä LNGPac has been an important enabler for LNG as a marine fuel.

The technology group Wärtsilä’s Fuel Gas Supply Systems have passed a significant milestone with the 100th order being booked. Two new shuttle tankers being built for Singapore based AET Tankers will feature Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel auxiliary engines running primarily on LNG fuel, and fitted with LNGPac units. This contract brought the total number of orders received for this innovative system to 100. Read more »

KC LNG Introduces Multi-Trailer LNG Bunker Connector

| Denmark: Aarhus

Kosan Crisplant Y-piece for LNG bunkeringKC LNG, Kosan Crisplant’s LNG division based in Denmark and a provider of small-scale scalable Liquefied Natural Gas solutions, has introduced a Y-piece connector that the company claims cuts truck-to-ship bunkering time by half. The mechanism allows two tank trailers to connect to the ship at the same time and can be expanded to fit four trailers by connecting an additional unit. Read more »

Total Plans LNG Bunkering Facility for Sohar, Oman

| France: Paris

Oman - Port of SoharTotal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Oman to develop natural gas resources in Oman. This MoU covers both upstream and downstream businesses. Downstream includes intention to develop liquefied natural gas fuel supply for shipping in Sohar, a port city on Oman’s northern coast. Read more »