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A joint venture of transport and gas specialists has launched a two-month trial to use liquefied biogas (LBG) for truck transportation between Denmark and Sweden.
Free ReadAuthorities in Western Australia have launched an initiative to create an international LNG fuelling hub in the Pilbara region. The Western Australia government is leading a push to establish the…
Shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has secured a deal to fabricate two LNG-fuelled Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC), valued at more than US$209 million.
Engineering firm Kawasaki Heavy Industries has launched the first LNG bunkering vessel in Japan, signalling a push to switch marine transport to LNG in the country.
Authorities in the Guangdong province of China have signed an agreement to develop new LNG infrastructure and lead major retrofitting of vessels across the region.
Free ReadBunkering joint venture FueLNG has launched Singapore’s first LNG bunkering vessel at Keppel Nantong Shipyard. The new vessel features capacity of 7,5000 cubic metres and will be the first vessel…
Singapore LNG Corporation (SLNG) has signed an agreement with Pavilion Energy to deliver LNG storage and reload services on Jurong Island, Singapore.
Renewable developer BayWa Energy has partnered with Volkswagen Group to launch a new LNG filling station for trucks in Wolfsburg, Germany.
Shipping line Stena Bulk has unveiled plans for a prototype product and chemical tanker, capable of running on LNG and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by more than 25%.
Free ReadThe Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) in Western Australia has signed the country’s first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering services licenses with engineering firm Woodside Energy.  The PPA executed non-exclusive licences with Woodside…
Thursday, 18 June 2020
The Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has issued two new bunker supplier licenses, including provisions for dual-fuelled bunker barges
Nordic energy group Gasum has completed the first LNG bunkering operations for the vessel Sleipnir, the largest semi-submersible crane vessel in the world.
Thursday, 13 February 2020
Free ReadStandards agency DNV GL has launched a new online bunkering platform for LNG, designed to streamline the process from purchasing to delivery. The FuelBoss system provides a single common platform…
Fuelling systems specialist Alternoil has commissioned the largest LNG vehicle fuelling station in Europe, near the city of Bakum in Germany.

News Nudges

GTT to deliver Chengda tanks

French LNG specialist GTT is to design two very large Membrane Full Containment LNG storage tanks for China Chengda Engineering as part of a cooperation agreement related to the Tianjin Nangang LNG terminal. The order includes two membrane storage tanks, each with a net capacity of 220,000 cubci metres and fitted with GST technology. “This order for two more LNG storage tanks further confirms that GTT's Membrane full containment technology is becoming a reference solution for LNG land storage tanks due to its efficiency, competitiveness, safety and low environmental footprint,” Philippe Berterottière, CEO of GTT, said. GTT will deliver the tanks in the second quarter of 2024 to the Tianjin south port Industrial Zone in China.


Hudong-Zhonghua finalises Marseille-Fos bunker vessel

The first LNG bunker vessel to be deployed in a French homeport has been launched in China, following completion of construction at Hudong-Zhonghua shipyard. The vessel is being built on behalf of joint venture partners TotalEnergies Marine Fuels and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and will be deployed at the Port of Marseille-Fos, Southern France following sea trial off the coast of Shanghai. “We are excited to be at the forefront of making LNG bunkering capabilities readily available in France and the Mediterranean region,” said Jérôme Leprince-Ringuet, Vice-President Marine Fuels at TotalEnergies. “With shipping’s accelerating transition to this cleaner marine fuel, we look forward to providing our customers with another major European hub for their LNG bunkering needs.” The vessel will have a capacity of 18,600 cubic metres and is expected to enter operation in Marseille-Fos by the end of the year.


HAM opens Navalmanzano LLNG station

HAM Group has opened a new LNG fuelling station in Segovia, Spain. The BENITO gas station was installed in one day in Navalmanzano and features integrated dispenser and payment terminal connected to a tank with capacity for 80 cubic metres of LNG. The station allows heavy vehicles and all types of trucks to refuel with LNG. “It keeps the liquid subcooled and adapts immediately to the optimal temperature of the different brands: Iveco, Scania or Volvo, allowing fast and safe refuelling with an innovative nozzle, designed by HAM, with a “nofrost” system and a double anchoring and closing system, in order to avoid leaks, liquid losses and facilitate its disconnection without emitting gas into the air,” a spokesperson for the firm said.