Belgium’s Remitrans Begins Fleet Transition to LNG

| The Netherlands: Breda

Remitrans goes LNGThe Dutch company LIQAL is building a new LNG refuelling station for the Belgian transport company Remitrans. The successful tender incorporated design, production and realisation onsite, up to the maintenance and 24/7 service. With the arrival of its own LNG refuelling station Remitrans continues to reduce CO2 emission in the transport sector. Read more »

MAN Diesel & Turbo and Hyundai to Build Engine Test Facility in Korea

| Denmark: Copenhagen

ME-GI Pump Vaporizer UnitMAN Diesel & Turbo is to build a new test-engine facility in collaboration with its two-stroke licensee, HHI-EMD, the engine and machinery division of Hyundai Heavy Industries. The new venture aims to expand MAN Diesel & Turbo’s R&D test capacity, in the process strengthening its development of dual-fuel gas engines. Read more »

Nordic Marine LNG Market On the Rise

| Norway: Stavanger

Coralius transfers LNG bunker to Fure West 2017 600Nordic LNG supplier Skangas completed 1,000 liquid natural gas (LNG) bunkering operations in 2017, representing more than 60% increase over previous years. The company says the driving force behind this rise rests in supply to new vessels both in regular routes and in tramp/spot market. Read more »

Spanish Supermarketeer Expands Natural Gas Fleet

| Spain: Tavernes Blanques

Mercadona Iveco TransporterMercadona, a Spanish supermarket chain, together with its transport suppliers is planning to invest a further EUR 4m (USD 5.12m) in clean energies. As part of their efforts to foster sustainable transport and good air quality, the company is set to incorporate 40 natural gas-propelled lorries in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia. Read more »

GTT’s LNG Brick Bunker Tank Testing Completed

| France: Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse

GTT LNG BrickWith the rise in the use of LNG as a fuel, the marine industry requires new cryogenic storage solutions which are both compact and easy to install. To meet this requirement, GTT has developed the LNG Brick® technology and announces the end of its test campaign. Read more »

New Volvo FM LNG Now On Sale – High Performance, Low Emissions

| Sweden: Gothenburg
Volvo FM LNG 2018

Volvo FM LNG

Swedish vehicle manufacturer AB Volvo, through its Volvo Trucks division, introduced the Volvo FM LNG prototype to the market in October 2017, advising “sales to start in the Spring”. True to its word, the Liquefied Natural Gas powered truck, suitable for long distance freight haulage, is now on sale. Read more »

Repsol Completes Largest LNG Bunker for Mia Desgagnes

| Spain: Cartagena

Mia Desgagnes bunkers LNG in CartagenaThe Canadian-flagged vessel Mia Desgagnes, a new generation dual-fuel (liquefied natural gas and fuel oil) oil products tanker, last week received 424 m3 liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel at Spain’s Port of Cartagena. It is described by the Port as one of the most important bunkering operations carried out in the peninsula and confirmation of its positioning as a point of reference for loading LNG to ships. Read more »

Volvo Trucks Extends Alt-Fuel Urban Range with FE CNG

| Sweden: Gothenburg
Volvo FE CNG 2018 (1)

Volvo FE CNG

Volvo Trucks has extended its low-entry cab range for the Volvo FE with several new features, for demanding transportation in urban areas. Most of the features are about improved safety and productivity for drivers. At the same time, gas-powered engines are now available for all Volvo FE cab and chassis combinations. All this makes the Volvo FE a suitable choice for demanding urban transports tailored to operator’s specific needs. Read more »

DNV GL’s New LNG Test Centre Monitors LNG Fuel Characteristics

| The Netherlands: Groningen

Netherlands_DNV GL gas-chromatographDNV GL, a global quality assurance and risk management company, has opened an LNG test centre to enable safer and more efficient use of LNG. Located in Groningen, the Netherlands, the test centre will enable safer and more efficient use of LNG by supporting stakeholders across the value chain with operational experience and intelligence in addressing the large variations in the properties, density and calorific values among LNG sources globally. Read more »