A truck being refuelled with LNG at Pontadera, Italy. (Blue Corridors) Gas for Transport

Range extenders offer chance for gas in transport

CNG-powered range extenders could offer gas a slice in the future of the transport sector.

By Annemarie Botzki 2 August 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
An LNG filling station in Jiangsu. China’s network of facilities to cater for NGVs is fragmented. (Interfax) Gas for Transport

Chinese NGVs need more policy support

China’s fragmented LNG service station network is just one of the barriers preventing greater uptake of the fuel on the country’s roads.

19 April 2017
Gas for Transport

Multi-fuel ferries delivered to British Columbia

Canada’s Seaspan Ferries has taken delivery of two multi-fuelled vessels at a ceremony in Delta, British Columbia.

13 April 2017
Gas for Transport

Total to open 200 new CNG filling stations in Europe

Total will open 200 new CNG stations in Europe by 2026, of which 110 will be in France, the group said in a statement on Thursday.

6 April 2017
A truck loading LNG at the Zeebrugge terminal in Belgium. (Fluxys Belgium) Gas for Transport

Zeebrugge LNG finds small-scale success

Belgium’s small-scale truck loading and bunkering operations could be the way ahead for Europe’s LNG terminals, which are largely lying idle.

5 April 2017
Woodside is hoping to provide LNG from the Pluto LNG plant for a dual-fuel supply vessel. (Woodside) Gas for Transport

Australia shifts to LNG bunkering and transport

Australia’s vast reserves of gas, an impending global LNG supply glut and tightening emission controls mean there is significant potential for LNG to be used as an alternative to diesel.

30 March 2017
Gas for Transport

IGU demands clear rules to boost LNG as a marine fuel

LNG can play crucial role in enabling cleaner marine transport and governments must set clear guidelines to help its deployment worldwide, the International Gas Union has said.

23 March 2017
A gas filling station in Germany. The country is lagging behind others in Europe when it comes to NGVs. (Daimler) Gas for Transport

Courts push Germany to clean up transport

A series of lawsuits is forcing Germany to tackle air pollution at a regional level, but more policy backing will be needed to encourage NGV uptake.

22 March 2017
Singapore’s LNG terminal, which aims to offer bunkering services later this year. (Singapore LNG Corp.) Gas for Transport

Chicken-and-egg problem for Asian LNG bunkering

Asia faces a dilemma in developing LNG bunkering infrastructure, which could mean it will take time for the fuel to be used for shipping.

14 March 2017
Gas for Transport

China gas-fuelled heavy truck manufacturing up 927%

China built 4,119 heavy-duty gas-fuelled trucks in February, up by 927% year on year, according to domestic media reports.

13 March 2017
Gas for Transport

Indonesia should encourage NGV uptake – minister

Indonesia’s deputy energy and mineral resources minister, Arcandra Tahar, has said the country needs to encourage car owners to switch their vehicles to run on natural gas.

13 March 2017

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