Cimarron Composites Type 4 Composite Tube Approved

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Cimarron Composites - CNG tubes May2017Cimarron Composites, based in the U.S. state of Alabama, has received a DOT special permit and ADR approval for a large type 4 composite tube. It was developed under the guidelines of UN ISO 11515 without exceptions and has been approved to function stand-alone, or in a tube trailer or in a multi-element gas container.  Read more »

Wärtsilä 34DF Engines Certified EPA Tier III Emissions Compliant

Wärtsilä- 34DFFinnish technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded model year 2017 certification of emissions compliance from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engine family.The Tier III certification of conformity covers the Wärtsilä 34DF engines manufactured from the date of issue until the end of 2017. Read more »

APG to Produce Low NOx Dual Fuel/Exhaust System

American Power Group Corporation (APG) says it’s Board of Directors has approved funding for the initial production development phase of a first of its kind low NOx (oxides of nitrogen) solution for 13L – 16L Class 8 diesel engines that are model year 2010 and newer. The patent-pending design incorporates APG’s California Air Resources Board (CARB) E.O. Certified dual-fuel natural gas system with APG’s new Exhaust Thermal Management System (ETMS). Read more »

Cryoshelter’s 2nd-Gen LNG Tanks Move to Market

Cryoshelter modular customised LNG tanksCryoshelter GmbH, an Austrian-based LNG technology company, is ready to introduce its revolutionary Second Generation LNG (liquefied natural gas) tank for heavy duty trucks following UNECE certification in the 4th quarter of 2016. The Second Generation tank reduces the overall total cost of ownership (TCO) by providing benefits and options that address the key performance factors for truck fleet operators beyond other available LNG tanks. Read more »

ABS Guide for LNG Bunkering Published

LNG Bunkering (Image: ABS)

LNG Bunkering (Image: ABS)

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has published ABS Guide for LNG Bunkering. This new Guide provides standards for the design, construction and survey of LNG bunkering systems that are on board a vessel. Read more »

Diesel Dual-Fuel Gains Foothold in Italy

Ecomotive Solutions Conversion HD Diesel vehicle Euro6 Approval

Ecomotive Solutions is the first company in Italy to be certified according to EURO VI standards by the Ministero delle Infrastutture e dei Trasporti (Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport) for the transformation of heavy-duty vehicles from vehicles dual fuel. Thanks to its d-gid platform, Ecomotive Solutions is capable of fuelling a diesel engine simultaneously with a mixture of natural gas (CNG/LNG) and diesel, without compromising the engine’s performance. Read more »

Landi Renzo USA Gains CARB Cert for 2017 CNG Ford Cutaway

Ford E-450 Cutaway 2017MYLandi Renzo USA, an approved Ford Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM), has gained certification from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for the 2017MY Ford E-450 Cutaway vehicle engine family (HFMXE06.8BWZ). It builds on the certification for the same vehicle issued December last year by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Read more »

EPA Approval for 2017MY CNG Ford E-450 6.8L V-10 Cutaway

Ford E-450 6800cc V-10 Cutaway 2017MYLandi Renzo USA, a California-based Ford Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM), has marked the end of 2016 with the industry’s first natural gas U.S. EPA certification for the 2017MY Ford 6.8L V-10 Heavy Duty (HLDRE06.8B10) engine utilized in E-series trucks, including the E-450 Cutaway. Read more »

Westport Adds EPA Certification for MY2017 Ford Product Line

Ford Transit 350 MY2017

Ford Transit 350 MY2017 available with CNG option

Westport Fuel Systems has gained Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification for its Westport WiNG™ Power System on multiple 2017 Model Year (MY) Ford products. Earlier this year, Westport WiNG™ Power System certifications were issued by California Air Resources Board (CARB) for the Ford Transit Cargo Van and Passenger Wagon, and the F-150 truck for Model Year (MY) 2016, and by EPA for Westport Ford 5.0L F-150 trucks for Model Year (MY) 2016. Read more »

ClassNK Issues AIP for LNG Bunkering Vessel Design

ClassNK approves LNG Bunker Barge Oct2016Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK (Nippon Kaiji Kyokai) has issued Approval in Principle (AIP) for a 7,500 m3 LNG bunkering vessel designed by Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd. The development of the bunker vessel will add flexibility to marine refueling infrastructure to meet the growing demand for liquefied natural gas. Read more »