LNG (Dual-fuel) Shipbuild MOU First for Malaysian Maritime Sector

| Malaysia | Source: Shin Yang Shipping Corporation Berhad

Malaysia PSV - LNG dual-fuel planned Nov2018Three Malaysian companies have reportedly signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that would see the first LNG-powered ship built and operating in Malaysian waters by the end of 2020. The project is described as a milestone for the Malaysian maritime sector. Read more »

Krummen Kerzers Purchases 20 LNG-powered Volvo Trucks

| Switzerland: Kerzers | Source: Krummen Kerzers

Krummen Kerzers Volvo LNGSwiss logistics specialist Krummen Kerzers has advanced its strategy for the sustainable reduction of CO2 emissions by purchasing 20 Volvo trucks that operate using Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Purchase agreements were signed last week. Read more »

Zhuzhou Plans CNG Stations and Riverside LNG Bunker Facility

| China: Zhuzhou | Source: Zhuzhou Evening News

Zhuzhou CNG refuelling (Hunan)Zhuzhou, a prefecture-level city of Hunan Province, plans to build 10 new natural gas vehicle refueling stations. As part of the Zhuzhou City Gas Development Plan, the Municipal Planning Bureau says three of the stations will be completed by 2020. Read more »

UK Fuel Differential Freeze a Boost for NGV HGVs

| United Kingdom | Source: Gasrec and NGVN

The UK government has announced that the differential between fuel duty on diesel and alternative fuels has been extended to 2032, providing a major boost to an already surging natural gas industry. Natural Gas Vehicle Network (NGVN), which lobbied for the extension, says adoption by HGV operators will help address high emissions from this sector. Read more »

Barcelona’s Port First in Spain to Supply CNG/LNG Vehicle Fuel

| Spain: Barcelona | Source: HAM

HAM-Galp-Port Barcelona inaugurate stationBarcelona-based HAM Group, the Port of Barcelona and retail fuel supplier GALP have collaborated to open the first gas filling station of Spain’s state port system. The station is set up to supply vehicles with liquefied (LNG) and compressed (CNG) natural gas. Read more »

Hexagon Composites Moves to Acquire 100% Agility Fuel Solutions

| USA: Costa Mesa CA | Source: Agility Fuel Solutions

Agility Logo Fuel SolutionsHexagon Composites ASA (Hexagon) has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 50% of Agility Fuel Solutions Holdings Inc. (Agility).  By bringing together two leading players in clean energy, the two companies will become an even stronger force in driving energy transformation globally by promoting natural gas and other alternative fuels. Read more »

IVECO Stralis NP 460 “Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019”

| Italy: Turin | Source: IVECO

IVECO Stralis NP 460A year after winning the “Low Carbon Truck of the Year” title in the UK, the Stralis NP 460 has received another important award, having been voted “Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019” in the Tractor category. IVECO says the award, sponsored by Vado e Torno magazine in collaboration with Lifegate, confirms its position as European leader. Read more »

LNG Bunker Operation at Port of Mukran for Deme Dual-fuel Dredger

| Netherlands: Rotterdam | Source: Titan LNG

Port of Mukran Titan LNG bunkering Scheldt RiverTitan LNG, a supplier of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to marine and industrial users in North West Europe, has successfully completed the first-ever LNG bunker delivery at Mukran Port, Germany on the island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea. Titan says the refuelling event emphasized the versatility of LNG as a fuel able to be supplied anywhere. Read more »

Babcock Delivers M.V. Kairos – Biggest LNG Bunker Vessel

| Germany: Hamburg | Source: Babcock Schulte Shipmanagement

M.V. Kairos - LNG Bunker VesselBabcock International is celebrating the completion of their ‘first of its kind’ and the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker supply vessel, M.V. Kairos, as it is delivered to Babcock Schulte Energy (BSE), a 50:50 joint venture between Babcock and Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM). Read more »