Chart Commissions First Proviridis NGV Fueling Station in France

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V-Gas (Proviridis) LCNG StationChart has commissioned an in-house engineered and built fueling station for natural gas vehicles at Fos-sur-Mer, 50 km from Marseille on the Mediterranean coast and in close proximity to the city’s port district. The station is equipped with two LNG and one CNG dispensers ensuring its suitability for fueling all natural gas vehicles. Read more »

Cryostar Prepares LNG/LCNG station for Picq & Charbonnier

Cryostar LNG/LCNG Netherlands

A Cryostar LNG/LCNG station in The Netherlands (image courtesy of Rolande)

Cryostar, supplier of cryogenic equipment for industrial and natural gas applications, is preparing to hand over a new liquefied natural gas fueling station (LNG) at Auxerre in France, to transport and logistics company Picq & Charbonnier. Cryostar already boasts a long list of LNG/LCNG fueling station references, but the completion of a turnkey, modular and economical station represents a first for an independent carrier. Read more »

Qingdao Expands Natural Gas Refueling Network

During the 13th Five-Year Plan period, the city of Qingdao in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong plans to build a high-pressure pipe network for city gas distribution and a secondary high-pressure gas network to Central Jiaozhou Bay as part of the city’s goal to increase accessibility to natural gas. Included in the plan is a major extension of the city’s natural gas refueling network. Read more »

LNG-CNG Station Opens Near Lake Como

Iveco LNG Trucks for Maganetti Group 2016

Maganetti already operates Iveco Stralis LNG Trucks

Italian natural gas truck manufacturer Iveco, Maganetti Group (a collective for logistics and transport companies in the province of Sondrio) and mineral water producers Levissima-Sanpellegrino (Nestlé) have opened a new LNG-CNG station in the Como Lake region of Northern Italy. Servicing the community of Valtellina this is the 6th Liquefied Natural Gas station open for operations in Italy. Read more »

Second French LCNG Station for Gas Natural Fenosa

Poitiers natural gas station Continuing to promote natural gas as an alternative for mobility across Europe, Gas Natural Fenosa, through its subsidiary Gas Natural Europe has opened its second public natural gas fueling station in France. This station, located in Poitiers, offers both liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG). It is the first in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region and has an 80 m3 tank and capacity to supply all sorts of vehicles: lorries, buses, tractors, light or utility vehicles. Read more »

CNG Option Added to Chart’s LNG Skid Mounted Fueling Station

Chart LCNG skid-mounted refueling moduleChart Industries, Inc.’s commitment to ensuring that fueling infrastructure product continues to match market demand is the addition of an LCNG (Liquefied Compressed Natural Gas) fueling option, introduced mid-2016. The skid-mounted LCNG option follows on from Chart’s skid-mounted LNG fueling station launched three years ago, adding the option to refuel both LNG and CNG powered vehicles. Read more »

LCNG Station for Finland HGVs Opens September

Gasum LCNG station designDemonstrating its ongoing commitment to the development of natural gas vehicle adoption in Finland, Gasum Ltd will open an LCNG filling station intended particularly for heavy-duty vehicles close to the busy Port of Turku in late September 2016. Located by Tuontiväylä road, it will be Turku’s first gas filling station constructed in the immediate vicinity of the port. Read more »

U.S. Commercial Fleet Provider Passes 100 Million NGV Miles

UBCR Opts to Renew Rider Lease

UBCR Opts to Renew Rider Lease

The natural gas vehicle fleet of Ryder System, Inc. (Ryder), a U.S. provider of commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, has surpassed 100 million miles of operations. In doing so, Ryder claims position as the first commercial fleet outsourcing provider to reach this significant milestone. Read more »

Gasrec Expands Daventry with Four LNG Dispensers

Gasrec Expansion Daventry - Chart Jul2016German engineering company Flow Instruments GmbH, a European subsidiary of Chart Industries, has been awarded a contract to supply four LNG dispensers for the Gasrec LNG/LCNG vehicle fueling station at Daventry International Distribution Centre, UK. The Daventry station, opened by Gasrec in April 2013, was the first public station in the UK to supply trucks with renewable natural gas (RNG or Bio-LNG). Read more »

Finnish Container Transporter Introduces LNG-fueled Volvo Truck

Volvo FM Dual-Fuel

Volvo FM Dual-Fuel

Speed Oy, a specialized container transport company based in Helsinki, Finland, has decided to introduce a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)-fueled Volvo FM 460 hp dual-fuel truck to its fleet operating from Helsinki’s Vuosaari Harbor. An LNG refueling station for heavy-duty vehicles will open at the harbour in August by Gasum, a Finnish gas company intent on developing the road fuel gas filling station network enabling the use of LNG in heavy-duty transport.  Read more »