Eleven-Tanker LNG Bunker Delivered at Port of Cartagena

| Spain: Cartagena | Source: Repsol S.A.

Repsol Bunkers Paul Desgagnes at Port of Cartagena Dec 2018Repsol, the global energy company headquartered in Madrid, Spain has carried out the largest supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to a ship for use as fuel. In an operation developed in the port of Cartagena, with the collaboration of the Port Authority and Enagás, eleven LNG tankers have been supplied to the Canadian ship Paul A. Desganés. Read more »

IAPH LNG Bunkering Audit Tool Showcased

| United Kingdom: London | Source: IAPH: World Ports Sustainability Program
Multiple truck-to-ship LNG bunkering at Waalhaven (Image: Port of Rotterdam)

Multiple truck-to-ship LNG bunkering at Waalhaven (Image: Port of Rotterdam)

At the LNG Ship/Shore Interface Conference in London late November, which brought together Europe’s LNG transportation supply chain to discuss ship and terminal operations at the jetty, offshore and bunker station, the IAPH Clean Marine Fuels Working Group’s LNG bunkering audit tool was showcased. Read more »

Elio Ro-Ro Pax Dual Fuel Ferry Ready for Mediterranean Operations

| Italy: Messina | Source: Caronte & Tourist; GAINN4MOS; Sefine Shipyard

Elio dual-fuel for Caronte and TouristThe Caronte & Tourist Group (C&T) has taken delivery of Elio, its double-ended dual-fuel Ro-Ro Pax ferry. Although touted as the first ferry to sail the Mediterranean using Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), a marine fuel with a very low environmental impact, LNG bunker infrastructure is yet to become available. Read more »

Maritime Green Energy Wave Rises at Port of Gothenburg

| Sweden: Gothenburg | Source: Swedegas

Swedegas bunkers LNG to Terntank vessel GothenburgGothenburg-based shipping company Terntank has become the very first operator to take on liquefied gas at a new bunkering facility at the Port of Gothenburg. Not only liquefied natural gas, LNG, but also renewable liquefied biogas (LBG). Read more »

Port of Marseilles Fos Adopts LNG Bunkering

| France: Marseilles | Source: Port of Marseilles Fos

Port of Marseilles Fos, FranceThe Port of Marseilles Fos, the busiest and largest of France’s ports, is stepping into the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) marine fuel era following a lengthy study by a working group set up at the end of 2017. The study finds the introduction of LNG to be economic and a major contributor to reduced emissions. Read more »

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 »

Pengerang Joins LNG Bunker Ports with First Supply to Kairos

| Malaysia: Pengerang | Source: PETRONAS
Kairos at Regasification Terminal Pengerang Malaysia

Kairos completes LNG bunkering at Pengerang Terminal (Image courtesy of Petronas)

PETRONAS through its subsidiary, PETRONAS LNG Ltd. (PLL), achieved a milestone with the successful completion of its first Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) supply operation at the Regasification Terminal Pengerang (RGTP) recently. 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 »