LNG bunkering in Rostock, Germany. The fuel could help reduce martime GHG emissions. (Gazprom) Gas for Transport

IMO to debate climate deal for shipping

The International Maritime Organization will begin discussions this week on how to cut greenhouse gas emissions from the shipping industry.

By Annemarie Botzki 21 June 2017
China Gas’s LNG bunkering station in Chongqing. (China Gas Holdings) Gas for Transport

China Gas preps bunker station in tough market

The major Chinese gas distributor is gearing up to commission its first onshore LNG bunkering station, but it may struggle to convince shipowners to make use of the facility.

19 June 2017
Gas for Transport

Italian ferry line investing €200 mln in LNG-fuelled ships

Italian shipowner Caronte & Tourist will invest €200 million over the next 10 years to procure 10 LNG-powered ferries.

16 June 2017
Gas for Transport

Qatar Petroleum signs agreement with Shell on bunkering

Qatar Petroleum has signed a framework agreement with Shell to jointly develop LNG marine bunkering infrastructure around the world, QP said in a statement.

14 June 2017
Gas for Transport

Philippines set to modernise public utility vehicles

The Philippines government plans to modernise the public utility vehicles to reduce pollution and give Filipinos a better public transport experience.

13 June 2017
Green Corridor plans to develop LNG-fuelled vessels for the Australia-China dry bulk trade route. (Shell) Gas for Transport

Woodside progresses Australia-China bunkering plans

Australia could open up a new market for its LNG as Woodside and its partners in the Green Corridor bunkering project forge ahead with plans for LNG-fuelled vessels.

9 June 2017
Gas for Transport

Marubeni becomes 25th member of SEA\LNG coalition

Japan’s Marubeni has joined the EA\LNG industry coalition, which aims to accelerate the adoption of LNG as a marine fuel.

31 May 2017
Gas for Transport

Italgas to convert vehicle fleet to run on CNG

Italian gas distributor Italgas will replace its fleet of about 6,000 vehicles over the next three years with ones that run on CNG

31 May 2017
Gas for Transport

Eni signs MOU with Fincantieri on LNG and gas-for-transport

Eni has signed a memorandum of understanding with multinational shipbuilder Fincantieri to carry out research and development in the gas sector.

30 May 2017
A Tesla S electric car on display in China. EVs could help balance the power grid. (Tesla) Gas for Transport

EVs could help balance grid and reduce role for gas

The sweeping adoption of electric cars could radically alter the global power demand profile and reduce the need for gas-peaking plants, experts say.

30 May 2017
Gas for Transport

Eni and Snam to develop CNG and LNG plants in Italy

Eni has signed a framework agreement with transmission system operator Snam for the development of CNG and LNG stations in Italy.

26 May 2017
Gas for Transport

NGVs on the rise in Central & Eastern Europe

There were 195,000 NGVs in the CEE region at the end of 2015, and this figure is expected to grow, according to a survey carried out by regional TSOs.

24 May 2017
Gas for Transport

Mitsui OSK to build LNG tugboat

Mitsui OSK Lines plans to build an LNG-fuelled tugboat that will be operated by Nihon Tug-Boat Co.

23 May 2017
Gas for Transport

Japan making progress with hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

Japan is pushing ahead with its plans to expand the use of hydrogen fuel cells in the transport sector.

18 May 2017
Gas for Transport

Indonesia plans to increase use of gas in transport sector

Indonesia is introducing new legislation requiring all vehicle filling stations to offer at least one gas dispenser as part of its oil-to-gas programme in the transport sector.

18 May 2017
Gas for Transport

Scan Inter and Sojitz to invest in Indonesian CNG plans

Thailand’s Scan Inter, a gas trader and CNG station operator, has joined with Japan’s Sojitz to invest in gas-related businesses and expand operations in Southeast Asia.

4 May 2017
An LNG bunkering station in Chongqing. Players in the sector are scaling back their ambitions. (China Gas Holdings) Gas for Transport

Major players pull back from China LNG bunkering

Early entrants to China’s LNG bunkering market are retreating from the sector, stung by a lack of appetite for LNG as a marine fuel.

26 April 2017
Gas for Transport

EU earmarks €22.1 mln for energy and transport projects

EU member states have approved a European Commission proposal to invest €22.1 million to help develop transport and energy infrastructure.

25 April 2017
Gas for Transport

Gas Entec to construct LNG-fuelled container vessel

South Korea’s Gas Entec has signed a memorandum of agreement with Seoil Agency Co. to construct, charter and operate an LNG-fuelled reefer ship.

20 April 2017
Gas for Transport

Ho Chi Minh City to put 600 CNG buses on streets by end of 2017

Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City will put nearly 600 CNG buses into operation by the end of the year.

19 April 2017
Gas for Transport

Gazprom to push LNG-for-transport with plant in Yaroslavl

Gazprom will build a liquefaction plant in Russia’s Yaroslavl region as part of its efforts to boost domestic use of LNG in transport.

19 April 2017

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