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
Gas for Transport

Elengy to offer LNG trucking service

The market for LNG as a transport fuel continues to grow as Elengy – operator of the French Montoir LNG terminal – has announced plans to offer a trucking service.

13 February 2013
LNG storage is preferred in China as liquefying gas reduces its volume by roughly 600 times. (Black & Veatch) Gas for Transport

China’s surging gas use spurs storage build-up

China’s leadership is looking to expand its gas storage infrastructure in an attempt to prevent future shortages brought on by seasonal spikes in consumption.

13 February 2013
Gas for Transport

Are ship owners asleep at the helm?

Tri-Zen International’s Tony Regan and James Ashworth say ship owners are sleepwalking into a crisis, as the 0.1% sulphur limit looms, and must decide between embracing LNG as a marine fuel or face

6 February 2013
Gas for Transport

EU pushes LNG as shipping fuel

The Directorate General for Mobility and Transport, led by Commissioner Siim Kallas, has presented a policy initiative, Clean Power for Transport, focused on alternative fuel distribution across Europe.

31 January 2013
Fjord Line’s MS Stavangerfjord will be the first cruise liner powered exclusively by LNG. (Bergen Group) Gas for Transport

LNG as a bunker fuel – far from plain sailing

European shippers will soon be forced to reduce emissions in parts of the Baltic Sea, North Sea and English Channel, but will LNG be the first port of call for companies looking to clean up their acts?

23 January 2013
Gas for Transport

Spanish trucked LNG deliveries rising

Data from Spanish oil and gas industry body Cores shows trucked LNG deliveries are rising rapidly in the country.

23 January 2013
Gas for Transport

Kogas, DNV to cooperate on South Korea LNG bunkering study

Korean state-owned utility Kogas and DNV have announced they will cooperate on a feasibility study with the aim of creating an LNG bunkering facility in South Korea, the companies announced on Monday.

23 January 2013
Gas for Transport

EU to push for use of gas as transport fuel

The European Commission is increasing its support for the use of gas as a transport fuel for vehicles and will present a draft legislative proposal in the coming weeks to accelerate the development of

17 January 2013
Gas for Transport

Demand for European bunkering burgeons

Europe’s nascent bunkering market took another step forward on Tuesday as the first large-scale LNG-powered ferry journey took place in Finland, operator Viking Line confirmed to Interfax.

16 January 2013
Gas for Transport

CNOOC profits decline on trucked LNG sales, CNPC eases losses

China National Offshore Oil Corp.’s profits from sales of trucked LNG from supply terminals fell in November, as a result of expensive imports of the fuel from Qatar.

11 January 2013
Gas for Transport

Iran boosts number of NGVs thanks to increased sanctions on petrol imports

Increased international sanctions on petrol imports has encouraged Iran to significantly increase the number of compressed natural gas vehicles (NGVs) on its roads, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

8 January 2013
Gas for Transport

Dutch shipper orders pair of LNG-fuelled tankers

A pair of new LEG/LPG tankers are to be fitted out with LNG-fuelled engines in a bid to comply with upcoming EU emissions legislation.

3 January 2013
Gas for Transport

Guanghui Energy eyes LNG refuelling network expansion

Guanghui Energy, a Chinese independent energy company, plans to build 565 refuelling stations in China for vehicles running on LNG through 2017.

13 December 2012
Gas for Transport

Hawaii eyes LNG as lower-cost alternative

While United States gas producers are hoping to sell LNG abroad to counter depressed domestic prices, Hawaii Gas has said LNG would be a bargain for a state that imports nearly all of its energy.

10 December 2012
CNG stations are unlikely to make the investments light-duty vehicles would need, without an increase in demand. (PA) Gas for Transport

NGV market faces uneven prospects

Analysts see promise for gas in transport for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, but market penetration will be more difficult for passenger vehicles.

15 November 2012
Zhuhai’s LNG infrastructure projects Gas for Transport

CNOOC to expand LNG refilling infrastructure in Zhuhai

China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) plans to build 16 LNG refilling stations in southern China’s Zhuhai city from 2011 to 2015, CNOOC said in a news release issued on Wednesday.

18 October 2012
Gas for Transport

Sinopec puts first filling stations for LNG-fuelled buses into operation in Beijing

Sinopec has put its first group of filling stations for LNG-fuelled buses into operation in Beijing, according to a report on Thursday by the official Xinhua news agency, which cited the China Securities Journal.

11 October 2012
Gas for Transport

European ports team up to develop LNG bunkering

Growing demand for LNG as a fuel for ships has led two of Europe’s largest ports, Rotterdam and Gothenburg, to team up to develop their LNG bunkering infrastructure.

10 October 2012
Gas for Transport

PetroChina advances vehicular LNG plan in Chongqing

PetroChina plans to step up construction of LNG filling stations in Chongqing as part of efforts to encourage local use of LNG-powered vehicles.

14 September 2012
China’s top 10 areas by number of LNG vehicular filling stations. (Interfax) Gas for Transport

China lagging in construction of vehicular LNG stations

China’s ambition to run more vehicles on clean-burning LNG is being hampered by a lack of suitable fuelling infrastructure, an industry consultancy told Interfax on Wednesday.

29 August 2012

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