Gas for Transport

DEPA to introduce LNG bunkering to Greece and eastern Mediterranean

Greek TSO DEPA will build an LNG bunkering vessel to serve Piraeus and other Greek ports.

19 December 2018 Europe & Russia

SOCAR planning to open gas filling stations in Ukraine

State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic is planning to open up to eight gas filling stations in Ukraine

17 December 2018 Europe & Russia
LNG bunkering in Rostock in Germany

LNG bunkering is catching on in the Gulf

LNG exporters in the Gulf are hoping to crack the ‘chicken and egg’ issue of LNG bunkering in time for the IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap.

17 December 2018 Middle East & Africa

New group plans to boost bio-LNG in European transport

A new consortium called BioLNG EuroNet aims to expand the uptake of LNG as a motor fuel across Europe by creating new infrastructure

7 December 2018 Europe & Russia

Singapore wash water ban could boost LNG as a marine fuel

The port of Singapore’s ban on the discharge of pollutants produced from emissions scrubbers could encourage the adoption of LNG as a marine fuel

6 December 2018 Asia Pacific

Rosneft and Beijing Gas to jointly develop CNG filling stations in Russia

Russian major Rosneft signed an agreement on the creation of a joint venture with China’s Beijing Gas on Thursday aimed at developing a network of 170 CNG filling stations in Russia.

30 November 2018 Europe & Russia

Gasum to expand capacity of Finnish biogas plant

Finland’s Gasum plans to expand the processing capacity of its Topinoja biogas plant in the city of Turku to make it the second-largest such facility in the country

29 November 2018 Europe & Russia

Snam signs partnership agreement with SEAT

Italy's Snam and Spanish car manufacturer SEAT have signed an agreement to promote vehicles fuelled by CNG and renewable gases

26 November 2018 Europe & Russia

South Korea supports shipbuilders with large order of LNG-fuelled vessels

The South Korean government plans to order 140 LNG-powered vessels by 2025, which will financially prop up the country’s ailing shipbuilding industry.

23 November 2018 Asia Pacific

India plans to back city gas and CNG expansions

India’s minister for petroleum and natural gas has written an article promoting government efforts to make city gas and CNG more available.

22 November 2018 Asia Pacific

Malaysia to build first LNG-fuelled vessel

Malaysia plans to build its first LNG-fuelled ship, which will serve the country’s oil and gas sector

20 November 2018 Asia Pacific
The Huelva LNG terminal in Spain

Enagás awaits reforms for LNG bunkering operations

Spain risks missing out on the burgeoning demand for LNG as a marine fuel if it fails to adapt the regulations for its terminals.

20 November 2018 Europe & Russia

First methanol-fuelled ship in Asia set to launch in late 2019

The first vessel in Asia to run on methanol is expected to set sail from Singapore in late 2019

19 November 2018 Asia Pacific
MEP Bas Eickhout

EU parliament vote gives hope for gas in transport

A vote for tighter CO2 emissions targets in Strasbourg could give gas a greater role in powering heavy-duty vehicles.

16 November 2018 Europe & Russia

Italy takes delivery of first LNG-fuelled ferry

Italy’s first LNG-fuelled ferry has been delivered to Gruppo Caronte & Tourist

15 November 2018 Europe & Russia
An HGV being refuelled with LNG at Pontadera in Italy

LNG trucking faces long-term challenges

The use of LNG as a fuel for long-haul trucking is gaining popularity, but it is unclear whether it can compete with zero-emissions technology over the longer term.

13 November 2018 Europe & Russia

Uniper launches first of 14 planned LNG filling stations near Berlin

Uniper subsidiary Liqvis opened the first of 14 planned LNG filling stations on Monday

5 November 2018 Europe & Russia

Up to a million hydrogen-fuelled vehicles could be on China’s roads by 2030

China could have 5,000 hydrogen-fuelled vehicles on its roads by 2020 and 1 million by 2030, a UN official has said.

2 November 2018 Asia Pacific
The Stavangerfjord LNG-fuelled vessel

LNG shipping sector needs government support

Tightening regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from ships means LNG will struggle to be a long-term choice for the shipping industry.

29 October 2018 World

LNG could fuel 10% of global shipping fleet by 2040

Around 10% of the world’s ships could be using LNG as a marine fuel by 2040.

26 October 2018 World

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