Stabilis Opens West Texas LNG Fuel Depot; Completes Prometheus Acquisition

| USA: Beaumont TX

Stabilis LNG Depot opens Odessa TXStabilis Energy (Stabilis), a supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the industrial, midstream, and oilfield sectors in North America, has opened a 40,000 gallon liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel depot in Odessa, TX.  The LNG fuel depot will provide customers with convenient 24-hour access to LNG and related services. Read more »

Port of Barcelona is Converting Straddle Carriers to LNG; Establishes Marine LNG Strategy

| Spain, Barcelona

APM Terminal BarcelonaApplus+ IDIADA, a provider of design, testing, engineering, and homologation services to the automotive industry worldwide, is working with the Port of Barcelona on an adaptation project that will see two of the Port’s straddle carriers converted to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) operation. Engine modifications are being completed and in-field testing is expected to be underway before year end. Read more »

SEA\LNG Urges IMO to Ban Carriage of Non-Compliant Marine Fuels

| United Kingdom, London
Fure West Bunkers LNG in Amsterdam

LNG bunkering in Amsterdam

SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today voiced its support for the carriage ban on non-compliant fuels proposed by the IMO when the 0.50% sulphur fuel limit comes into force in January 2020. Read more »

Seaspan Shipyards Ready to Accept More West Coast LNG Conversions

| Canada: North Vancouver BC
TOTE Maritime Alaska - North Star LNG conversion

TOTE Maritime Alaska’s LNG-converted North Star

Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) says the completion of the the first phase of the TOTE Maritime Alaska project at Victoria Shipyards (VSL) is a clear indicator that its workforce has the necessary skills to successfully complete LNG conversion projects. “We plan to continue to build our reputation as an industry expert for all LNG related work on the West Coast,” said Joe O’Rourke, Vice President & General Manager of VSL. Read more »

GIE’s Updated Small-Scale LNG Database Highlights LNG Station Growth

| Belgium, Brussels

Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE) has released its Small-Scale LNG 2018 database. The database provides the LNG industry and interested parties with an overview of the available, planned and announced small-scale LNG infrastructure and services in Europe. Read more »

AIDA Cruises Adds Another 100% LNG-fuelled Ship

| Germany, Papenburg

Aida Helios-class LNG fueled vesselThe German cruise line, AIDA Cruises, has commissioned German shipbuilder Meyer Werft to construct a further ship. The cruise line has signed a contract with the shipyard for the construction of a third cruise ship. All three of AIDA’s ships will be powered 100% by LNG, an eco-friendly fuel. AIDA’s first ship will be completed in autumn 2018, with the second and third following in 2021 and 2023. Read more »

Gas Natural Fenosa Updates on BESTWay Project and Vehicular Natural Gas

| Spain, Madrid

Spain_GNF_station 2018The BESTWay project is an important infrastructure initiative between Spain and France, co-financed by the European Union’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). Promoted by Gas Natural Fenosa to develop nine liquefied natural gas refuelling stations along the Atlantic Corridor between Algeciras and Paris, the project is part of the large-scale roll-out of natural gas as an alternative fuel for road transport. Read more »

Port of Gothenburg LNG Facility Under Construction

| Sweden, Gothenburg

Swedegas LNG Terminal illustrationSwedish infrastructure company Swedegas AB, reports its construction of Gothenburg’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility is now under way at the Port of Gothenburg Energy Port. The facility will open up new opportunities for passing LNG-fuelled vessels that call at the port. The plan is for the facility to be fully operational during 2018. Read more »

Natural Gas Fuels for California’s Big Ports

| USA, Long Beach CA

TTSI RNG Truck Port Los AngelesIn California,Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has entered into an agreement with Harbor Trucking Association (HTA) to be the exclusive provider of clean transportation fuels to the association member companies. Both HTA and Clean Energy have been leaders in responsible environmental stewardship that won’t create an overarching burden on the companies or drivers that makeup the port drayage industry. Read more »

World-first LR-approved LNG-fuelled Bulk Carrier Delivered

| South Korea, Ulsan

Ilshin Green Iris (image: Mipo Dockyard (HMD) and Ilshin Logistics have successfully delivered the world’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier under the dual-class of Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Korean Register. Fitted with a MAN ME-GI main engine, the 50,000 dwt bulk carrier has also been verified to be in compliance with the International Gas Fuel (IGF) Code. Read more »