LCNG Station for Finland HGVs Opens September

| Finland, Espoo

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

| USA, Miami FL
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

| Germany, Solingen

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

| Finland, Helsinki
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 »

Gasum Plans LNG Fuel Future with CEF Grant

| Finland, Espoo

Gasum rekka lng truckNatural gas retailer Gasum is developing a new kind of LNG refueling station network in Finland, primarily for heavy-duty road transport. Finland’s first LNG/LCNG pilot station will be constructed by the company in Turkul located on the south west coast. The station will supply compressed natural gas (CNG) and biogas (CBG) for cars and liquefied natural gas (LNG) for heavy-duty vehicles. Read more »

EU Approves Major Natural Gas for Transportation Projects Under CEF

| Europe
TEN-T corridors 2013

TEN-T corridors 2013

EU Member States represented in the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Coordination Committee have approved the allocation of EUR 13.1 billion (USD 14.3 billion) to support a total of 276 projects selected following the first transport calls for proposals under the CEF, published in 2014. 2014 has been the first programming year under the CEF. At least 27 natural gas for transportation projects are included, attracting CEF funding of almost EUR 235 million (USD 256m). Read more »

CEF Funds Finnish Study Seeking to Expand Fuel Station Network

| Finland, Espoo
Gasum refueling facility

Gasum refueling facility

The European Commission has granted EUR 2.65 million (USD 2.9m) in financial support to a Gasum project studying the opportunities to develop a new kind of LNG refueling station network for heavy-duty vehicles. The project will involve Finnish natural gas importer and retailer Gasum constructing four pilot stations within the TEN-T Core Network in Helsinki, Vantaa, Turku and Jyväskylä, Finland. Read more »

Chart Supplies Skid-Mounted LNG Station to UK’s Gasrec

| United Kingdom and Czech Republic

Chart LNG skid-mounted station for GasrecCzech Republic-based Chart Ferox, a.s., a wholly owned subsidiary of Chart Industries, Inc., has supplied its first skid-mounted LNG refuelling station to Gasrec’s Bridgwater site in the UK. The station includes a 30m3 horizontal LNG storage tank, submerged transfer pump & LNG dispenser all mounted within a single frame. Read more »

Gas Natural Fenosa Opens another GARneT LCNG Station

| Spain, Guadalajara

Gas Natural Fenosa opens Alovera, Guadalajara LCNG stationIn the last week of February, Spanish natural gas utilities company Gas Natural Fenosa opened a natural-gas vehicle refueling station in Alovera, Guadalajara, able to cater for any type of Compressed (CNG) or Liquefied (LNG) Natural Gas vehicle. The station located on the A-2, is part of Gas Natural Fenosa strategy to create a network of natural-gas refueling points along Spain’s main transportation corridors. Read more »

Chart Industries Achieves Russian Accreditation for LNG Vehicle Fueling Systems

| Russia

Chart LNG stationChart Industries has obtained GOST R certification for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicle fuel systems to serve the growing LNG vehicle fueling market in the Russian Federation. GOST-R testing is carried out at accredited laboratories by GOSSTANDARD (Russian Governmental Standards Organization); the certification carries the same meaning of ISO 9000 series certificates for western companies. Read more »