Gas for Transport

EU Blue Corridors project to close

The initiative aimed to bolster LNG as a fuel for road transport, but seems to have stopped short of its destination The initiative aimed to bolster LNG as a fuel for road transport, but seems to have stopped short of its destination.
By Peter Stewart 6 June 2018 0 31172
The Blue Corridor rally in 2012 The Blue Corridor rally in 2012. (NGVA)

The LNG Blue Corridors project has been wound down after five years that have seen gas fail to achieve the scale hoped for by its proponents in road transport. The EU-sponsored project, which aimed to seed a network of LNG filling stations for heavy-duty trucks across Europe, held its final event in April and issued its final newsletter on 4 May. 

Although the Blue Corridors project achieved some successes, LNG still accounts for only a small fraction of the overall fuel profile for...