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Rolande enters German LNG-fueling market

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The Dutch liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling infrastructure specialist Rolande has entered the German market with its first facility in Ulm. Courtesy of Rolande LNG Rolande plans to expand the German network with new stations in Dortmund, Duisburg, Grasdorf, Lübeck and Ziesar. New facilities will be operational before the…

API: U.S. LNG exports cut GHG emissions in power production

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic A study commissioned by the American Petroleum Institute (API) stressed that using U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) in power generation significantly cuts GHG emissions. Courtesy of Cheniere The study conducted by researchers at ICF examines the environmental benefits of U.S. natural gas use in China, Germany, and India, finding…

TGE scores Avonmouth LNG conversion job

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Germany-based TGE Gas Engineering has secured a contract from Flogas Britain for the conversion of the Avonmouth LNG facility into an LPG terminal. Avonmouth LNG (Image: Flogas Britain) National Grid closed the storage facility back in April 2016 as it was approaching the end of its technical life. The…

Volkswagen’s first LNG-powered car carrier arrives in US

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Volkswagen Group said Wednesday it welcomed its first LNG-fuelled car carrier in the US Port of Davisville, Rhode Island. Image: Volkswagen Group of America The Siem Confucius left Emden, Germany on June 16 to embark on its maiden voyage, which includes one stop in the US. In addition to…

Windea Jules Verne arrives in Eemshaven

Rate this article By Adrijana Buljan The new Service Operation Vessel (SOV) Windea Jules Verne arrived in Eemshaven on 29 June, according to the vessel’s AIS data and social media posts from DHSS. The vessel will soon start working at the Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany, under a charter with GE Renewable Energy, whose…

German LNG project selects Spanish-German venture for EPC tender process

Rate this article By Mirza Duran German LNG Terminal, the developer of the import project in Brunsbuettel, has selected a Spanish-German partnership as an exclusive candidate for the final phase of its EPC tender procedure. Image: German LNG Terminal The partnership consists of Spain’s Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios, Sener, and Germany’s TGE Gas Engineering. This…

Ulstein delivers hybrid SOV set to work on Merkur offshore wind farm

Rate this article By Adrijana Buljan Ulstein Verft has delivered the Service Operation Vessel (SOV) Windea Jules Verne to Bernhard Schulte Offshore, who chartered the hybrid SOV to GE Renewable Energy for operations at the Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany. Based on the ULSTEIN SX195 design, Windea Jules Verne is 93.4 metres long, has…

Brittany Ferries cancels contract for LNG-powered ferry at FSG

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic French shipping company Brittany Ferries and compatriot semi-public company Somanor SAS have confirmed the termination of the construction contract for an LNG-powered ferry with Germany’s Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) shipyard. The vessel, Honfleur, has been under construction in Flensburg, Germany, since 2017. Posted: about 1 year ago Video: Brittany Ferries…

RWE, German LNG to explore hydrogen opportunities

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic RWE and German LNG Terminal have agreed to jointly explore the development of green hydrogen possibilities via the planned LNG terminal in Brunsbüttel. Courtesy of German LNG Terminal To this end, the two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the use of hydrogen produced from renewable…

VW starts using first LNG-powered car carrier

Rate this article By Mirza Duran German giant Volkswagen Group is to send the first LNG-fuelled vessel it chartered from Siem Car Carriers on its maiden voyage. Siem Confucius in Germany’s port of Emden (Image: Volkswagen Group) The Siem Confucius is the first of two vessels built at China’s Xiamen Shipbuilding yard which will replace…