GEV’s CNG-powered CNG Transportation Vessel Gains Full ABS Approval

| Australia: Perth WA | Source: Global Energy Ventures Ltd

GEV Optimum CNG transportation design (illustration)Western Australia-based Global Energy Ventures Ltd (GEV), a developer of global integrated compressed natural gas (CNG) projects, has received from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) approval for construction of the CNG 200 Optimum ship. The company says the dual-fuel vessel will achieve greater than 90% CNG-powered propulsion. Read more »

Agility Receives 2019 CARB Approval for Natural Gas Fuel System for GM 6.0L Engine

| USA: Costa Mesa CA | Source: Agility Fuel Solutions
GMC Sierra HD

GMC Sierra HD

Agility Fuel Solutions, a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, has received 2019 California Air Resources Board (CARB) certifications for its natural gas fuel system for installation on General Motors 6.0L gasoline engines. Read more »

Korean Patent for Forward Ships’ LNG-Powered Vessel Design

| Greece and South Korea | Source: Arista Group

Arista Forward Shipping test approval from South KoreaForward Ships’ innovative machinery arrangement has received its first official patent right from South Korea. The Project Forward initiative demonstrates that with LNG as fuel, an advanced hull design and efficient propulsion machinery, it will be possible to meet the IMO’s target for a 40 percent reduction in carbon intensity by 2030. Read more »

GEV Completes Final ABS Requirement for the CNG Optimum Design

| Australia: West Perth WA | Source: Global Energy Ventures Ltd

GEV CNG Optimum 200 gas carrier designGlobal Energy Ventures Ltd (GEV), a leading developer of global integrated compressed natural gas (CNG) projects, has completed the extensive prototype testing of the Optimum system. This program included burst tests, fatigue tests and proof-of-concept tests. Read more »

Emcara Certifies Stainless Steel, Long Trigger PRD

| Canada: Guelph ON | Source: Emcara
Emcara Stainless Steel Viper

Emcara Stainless Steel Viper

Emcara Gas Development Inc. (Emcara), a Canadian company designing pressure relief devices (PRD), has developed and certified the most robust thermally activated long trigger PRD to date, the Stainless Steel Viper. The newly certified Emcara Stainless Steel Viper is Emcara’s solution to extreme environmental conditions. Read more »

Landi Renzo CARB-Certified for Ford MY2019 Models

| USA: Torrance CA | Source: Landi Renzo USA

MY2019 Ford with Landi Renzo conversionLandi Renzo USA has gained Model Year (MY) 2019 CARB Certification for the Ford Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) F-250/350 6.2L V8 Super Duty Truck and the E-350/450 6.2L V8 Cutaway and Strip Chassis. The CARB certifications cover dedicated CNG products. Read more »

STX LNG-fuelled 50k dwt Tanker Receives AiP from LR

| United Kingdom: London | Source: LR

STX LNG-fuelled 50k dwt MR tanker designLloyd’s Register (LR) has presented South Korean shipbuilding company STX with approval in principle (AiP) for a 50k dwt MR (medium range) tanker design capable of using Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a fuel. This development is the result of close collaboration between STX and LR. Read more »

ABS Awards AIP for MARIC LNG-Powered Bulk Carrier Design

| China: Shanghai | Source: American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

ABS Awards AIP for MARIC Dual Fuel Newcastlemax Oct2018ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to the Marine Design & Research Institute of China (MARIC), a subsidiary company of China State Shipbuilding Corporation group, for an LNG-fuelled 210,000 DWT bulk carrier of novel design. Read more »

Omnitek’s Euro VI 13-Liter Natural Gas Engine Ready to Go

| USA: Vista CA | Source: Omnitek Engineering

Omnitek Engineering Corp., developer of natural gas engines and conversion technology, has finalized the development of a 420 hp 13-liter heavy-duty natural gas engine for truck and bus applications. The project was commenced for a European customer in late 2016 and the end product exceeds the Euro VI emissions standard.  Read more »