Germany to have LNG bunkering by July 2018

By Silvia Favasuli 1 August 2017
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LNG bunkering at the port of Rostock. (Gazprom) LNG bunkering at the port of Rostock. (Gazprom)

Plans to boost the use of gas for marine transport in northwestern Europe are progressing, with Dutch joint venture PitPoint LNG set to open an LNG bunkering facility on the Rhine at Cologne in July 2018. 

The facility, the first of its type in Germany, will fuel vessels sailing downstream to Rotterdam or upriver as far as Basel. 

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