Carnival’s Sustainability Report Highlights Commitment to LNG

| USA, Miami FL

AIDAprima 2017Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest leisure travel company, today released its 2016 sustainability report. The report details the company’s sustainability efforts and the progress made in 2016 toward its 2020 sustainability performance goals. It acknowledges the company’s commitment to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. Read more »

Madrid’s EMT Expands CNG Fleet Facilities

| Spain, Madrid

EMT CNG BusesThe Municipal Transport Company of Madrid (EMT) plans to expand existing Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) refueling stations at its Operations Centers in the city regions of Fuencarral, Carabanchel and Entrevías. The objective is to be able to supply all the buses propelled by this less polluting fuel. Read more »

Shell Starts Continuous Methane Detection Pilot

| Canada

Shell Caroline Complex in AlbertaShell has stepped up efforts to reduce methane slippage by launching a methane detector pilot at one of its shale gas sites near Rocky Mountain House in Alberta, Canada. If successful, the technology could be deployed wherever natural gas is captured, transported or utilised to contribute to emissions reduction. Read more »

LNG-powered ‘Econuri’ Showcased by Port of Incheon

| South Korea, Incheon
Eco Nuri

Econuri (Image: IPA)

An energy-efficient and environmentally friendly LNG-fuelled vessel, built by the Incheon Port Authority (IPA), received international attention at this year’s LNG Bunkering Conference held in Singapore. IPA took the opportunity to share information gained during the management and construction of the Econuri. Read more »

WGC2018 Program – Call for Papers Closes 4 Weeks

| USA, Washington DC

WGC 2018 - Logo27th Word Gas Conference – June 25th to June 29th – Washington DC, USA

Call for Abstracts closes September 21, 2017

The 27th World Gas Conference is now less than one year away. The program includes many opportunities for involvement as a presenter and/or delegate in sessions relating to natural gas for transportation. Review the full list of topics available: wgc2018.com/topics/ Read more »

SEA\LNG: Compliance Needed to Achieve 2020 Sulphur Cap

| United Kingdom, London

SEA/LNG logo“LNG far exceeds alternative options in terms of emissions reductions” – Peter Keller, SEA\LNG Chairman

SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition working to facilitate and accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, has urged the industry as a whole to redouble its commitment to compliance with, and enforcement of, IMO Marpol VI Regulations. Three new members have joined the coalition, now with 28 members. Read more »

Time to Talk Diesel Alternatives in Germany

| Germany, Berlin
Volkswagen Polo 2017 (2) World Premier

Volkswagen Polo 2017

This week in Berlin, the “National Diesel Forum” was convened at the invitation of the Ministry of Transport and the Environment. Several advocates for natural gas fueled transportation raised their voices, including Dr. Timm Kehler, CEO of zukunft ERDGAS: “In all the discussions about diesel, we must not forget that we have an environmentally friendly, immediately usable engine with natural gas. This potential must not be left unused,” he urged. Read more »

Six Major UK Fleet Operators to Trial Latest Gas-powered HGVs

| United Kingdom, Loughborough

Wincanton truckCenex – the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon technologies – has confirmed its involvement in the UK’s largest trial of biomethane-fuelled heavy goods vehicles (HGVs). The trial is led by Air Liquide – a world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health – and funded in part by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles in partnership with Innovate UK via the recently launched Low Emission Freight and Logistics Project. Read more »

Ryder’s NGV Solutions Contribute to 9th Consecutive Award

| USA, Miami Fl

Ryder LNG Truck 2016Ryder System, Inc., a leader in U.S. commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, has been named an Inbound Logistics Green Supply Chain Partner for the ninth consecutive year. Inbound Logistics editors have selected 75 companies that demonstrate a deep commitment to green initiatives in transportation and supply chain sustainability for the magazine’s annual “G75” issue. Read more »

Metro Buses with CWI Near-Zero NG Engine are Super Clean – UCR Study

| USA, Riverside CA
UCR Center for Environmental Research and Technology

Kent Johnson (UCR Center for Environmental Research & Technology) led the study.

Study shows natural gas engine in LA Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus is well below federal and state certification standards

The University of California, Riverside College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) and SoCalGas have announced the results of a new study on ultra-low emission natural gas heavy-duty engines. Read more »