Baleària First with LNG Ferry on Mediterranean

| Spain: Dénia | Source: Baleària

Hypatia de AlejandriaThe Hypatia de Alejandría de Baleària, the first smart ship powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to sail on the Mediterranean made its first commercial trip between Barcelona and Palma at the beginning of this month. The ferry sailed from Venice where the shipyards in which it has been built are located, Cantiere Navale Visentini. Read more »

IVECO Delivers Hungary’s First LNG Trucks

| Hungary: Budapest | Source: IVECO

Duvenbeck Stralis NP 460Hungary’s domestic automotive market and road haulage industry have stepped onto new ground with the introduction of Liquefied Natural Gas semi-trailers. DanubeTruck Hungary Kft, the national IVECO supplier, has delivered four LNG-powered units to Duvenbeck Logistics Ltd. Read more »

Megastar Ferry Ticks Off 1500th LNG Bunker

| Estonia: Tallinn | Source: Eesti Gaas

Eesti Gaas transfers LNG bunker to MV MegastarOver the last two years, Eesti Gaas (Estonia Gas) has completed 1,500 LNG bunkers for M.V. Megastar, a fast ro-ro/passenger ferry built by Meyer Turku in Finland for the Estonian shipping company Tallink. The ferry sails the two-hour route between Helsinki and Tallinn. Read more »

First Containership Ship-to-Ship LNG Bunkering in Europe

| Finland: Espoo | Source: Containerships

Cardissa bunkers Containerships NordContainerships, a full-service logistics company, has reported its first LNG-fuelled container vessel, M/S Containerships Nord, successfully underwent her first Marine LNG bunkering at the Port of Rotterdam on 24th of January. Containerships was the first container shipping line in Europe to perform ship-to-ship bunkering with LNG. Read more »

MOL’s Tugboat Ishin Bunkers LNG Fuel – First in Kansai Region

| Japan: Tokyo | Source: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines

MOL Bunkers LNG for Ishin Tugboat Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL)’s LNG-fueled tugboat Ishin bunkered LNG fuel in Sakai Senboku Port for the first time on January 31, in preparation for test operation. MOL ordered the vessel from Kanagawa Dockyard Co., Ltd. This is the first bunkering of LNG as a vessel fuel at any port in the Kansai region. Read more »

Kawasaki Designs LNG-fuelled Bulk Carrier Without Cargo Intrusion

| Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd | Source: Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd

Kawasaki LNG-fuelled Bulk Carrier DesignKawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd says development of a design for a 200,000 DWT bulk carrier powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) had been completed. The design had received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from the Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) based on the classification society’s Rule Part GF, which adopts the IGF Code*. Read more »

Lid Lifted off CNG and LNG Vehicle Imports for Argentina

| Argentina: Buenos Aires | Source: Télam Agency
Galileo fueled first LNG fleet Scania

LNG-fuelled Scania trucks in Mendoza

The Government of Argentina has published ENARGAS (National Gas Regulatory Entity) Resolution 42 to enable the importation of vehicles powered by natural gas. According to the official bulletin of the Republic of Argentina, the efficient use of natural gas represents a transition from the secondary energy matrix to cleaner and more efficient fuel use patterns. Read more »

Scania G 410 elected Spain’s Ecological Industrial Vehicle of 2019

| Scania | Source: Scania

Scania G 410 wins award SpainThe Scania truck, propelled by the new 410 hp natural gas engine, has been chosen as the 2019 Ecological Industrial Vehicle in Spain by a jury of almost fifty businessmen and alternative energy specialists. The 410 hp engine, launched just over a year ago, is Scania’s most powerful natural gas engine.  Read more »

Fourteen Volvo LNG Trucks for Netherlands Logistics Provider

| Netherlands: Ermelo | Source: Harbers Trucks

St Van Den Brink Volvo LNG TruckHarbers Trucks, a full service Volvo Truck Commercial Vehicle dealer in the Netherlands, has supplied St van den Brink with fourteen Volvo LNG trucks for its logistics fleet. With this, the transport company from Ermelo underlines its focus on sustainability and innovation. Read more »