GasLog Ltd. Charters Two Dual-Fuel Newbuilds

| Monaco | Source: GasLog Ltd
GasLog dual-fuel under construction Samsung

GasLog’s first 180k LNGC under construction at SHI

GasLog Ltd. (GasLog) confirms it entered into new charter party agreements for two dual-fuel carriers, each for a firm period of seven years, with a wholly owned subsidiary of Cheniere Energy, Inc. (Cheniere) at the end of 2018. Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) is constructing the vessels. Read more »

First Dual-Fuel ASD Tugboat Launched for Ningbo

| China: Ningbo | Source: Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard

Ningo Port Dual-fuel 6500HP ASD tugboatThe first dual-fuel (LNG/Marine Oil) 6500HP ASD (Azimuth Stern Drive) tugboat being built for Ningbo-Zhoushan Port was successfully launched by Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard (Group) Co. Ltd on December 25, 2018. The port is the busiest in the world in terms of cargo tonnage. Read more »

Korean Patent for Forward Ships’ LNG-Powered Vessel Design

| Greece and South Korea | Source: Arista Group

Arista Forward Shipping test approval from South KoreaForward Ships’ innovative machinery arrangement has received its first official patent right from South Korea. The Project Forward initiative demonstrates that with LNG as fuel, an advanced hull design and efficient propulsion machinery, it will be possible to meet the IMO’s target for a 40 percent reduction in carbon intensity by 2030. Read more »

France’s Kiloutou Selects Stralis NP 460 for Sustainable Logistics

| France: Trappes | Source: IVECO France

Stralis NP460 for KILOUTOUThe Kiloutou Group, an international equipment rental company based in northern France, has just added five IVECO Stralis NP 460 natural gas tractors to its fleet to deliver on-site equipment. It is the first company in the sector to offer in its logistics fleet of delivery of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueled vehicles. Read more »

Nordlaks Orders Second LNG Hybrid Well Boat

| Norway: Stokmarknes | Source: Nordlaks

Nordlaks LNG Hybrid designNorwegian aquaculture company Nordlaks has ordered a second well boat with LNG / battery hybrid propulsion and is in the process of cutting down the use of diesel for transport of live fish from 2021. The first hybrid well boat is already under construction. Boat number two is based on the same design from NSK Ship Design. Read more »

Keppel O&M to Build LNG Bunker Vessel for Baltic Operations

| Keppel O&M | Source: Keppel O&M

Keppel MTD 5800V LNG designKeppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) reports that its wholly-owned subsidiaries Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine) and Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard) have been contracted to supply design and construction of an ice-class LNG bunker vessel.  Read more »

McDonalds Spain Adopts Green Logistics with Scania and HAVI

| Spain: Madrid | Source: Scania

HAVI and Scania service McDonaldsAs key players in the McDonald’s supply chain, HAVI Logistics Europe (HAVI) and Scania are responding to growing consumer demands for more sustainable transports. In Spain, the companies are accelerating the five-year roadmap that aims to cut CO2 emissions from the restaurant chain’s delivery vehicles. Read more »

HAM Opens LNG-CNG Station on Madrid-Lisbon Route

| Spain: Barcelona | Source: HAM Group

HAM's LCNG station in MeridaBarcelona-based HAM Group has opened the first natural gas fueling station in Extremadura, a western Spanish region bordering Portugal. The new service station, open 24/7 and all year, is set up to supply compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) to trucks and vehicles. Read more »

PitPoint to Add Belgium to Growing LNG Network

| The Netherlands, Nieuwegein | Source: PitPoint

PitPoint LNG location opens Apr2019Following the opening of 4 LNG filling stations in the Netherlands, PitPoint.LNG will open its first LNG filling station in Belgium, planned to open in April 2019. It will be located in the industrial area LAR Menen (Rekkem), at the existing Total petrol station. Read more »

Second LNG-Powered ConRo Ship Delivered to Crowley Maritime

| USA: Jacksonville FL | Source: Crowley Maritime Corporation
Crowley's Taíno

Crowley’s Taíno

Crowley Maritime Corp. has taken delivery of Taíno – the second of two of the world’s first combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). The vessel was constructed by shipbuilder VT Halter Marine Inc., of Pascagoula, Mississippi, and launched in December 2017. Read more »