Tagged Legislation

US congressman introduces two LNG export legislations

Rate this article By LNG World News US congressman Bill Johnson on Monday announced two pieces of legislation related to American liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports. The first named “Unlocking Our Domestic LNG Potential Act (H.R. 4605)” would allow domestic LNG suppliers “to compete freely on the world market,” U.S. Republican Senator Ron Johnson said…

U.S. senators urge quick approval of small-scale LNG exports

Rate this article By LNG World News U.S. senators Bill Cassidy and Marco Rubio pushed a legislation to expedite the approval of small-scale LNG exports. The senators’ legislation is in line with the Department of Energy’s proposed rule to expedite the approval of small-scale exports of natural gas to customers in the Caribbean, Central America,…

Wärtsilä unveils hybrid tug designs

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of WärtsiläFollowing its introduction of LNG-fueled tugs, Finnish technology group Wärtsilä, unveiled a new portfolio of tug designs based on the company’s HY hybrid propulsion solution. The company has already unveiled tug designs featuring liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel technology as an efficient means for complying…

First LNG-fueled truck loads up at Gate

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of Gate LNGThe Gate LNG terminal in the port of Rotterdam hit a new milestone on Tuesday, as the first LNG-fueled truck loaded the trailer with liquefied natural gas. The loading was made possible due to the adjustment of rules and legislation, making LNG trucks compliant…

USA: new LNG act to remove exports restrictions

Rate this article By LNG World News US senator for Louisiana Bill Cassidy moved to expedite the US exporters access to the market with a License Natural Gas (LNG) Now Act. The motion aims to remove barriers placed on US exporters so they can quickly access the market and meet the global demand of natural…

Wartsila nets maintenance deal for Tallink’s LNG ferry

Rate this article By LNG World News LNG-fueled MegastarFinnish engine maker, Wärtsilä has signed a five-year maintenance agreement with Estonia-based Tallink Grupp for their new RoPax LNG-fueled ferry Megastar. Megastar starts operation on 29 January 2017 on the Tallinn – Helsinki route across the Gulf of Finland. The ferry is powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines…

Texas Bill Filed for Continuation of NGV Incentives

Rate this article By NGV Global (Image: GHNGVA) Legislation has been filed in the U.S. State of Texas to continue natural gas vehicle and station funding under the Texas Emission Reduction Plan (TERP). Senate Bill 26 (SB 26), lodged 18 January, includes the Governmental Alternative Fuel Fleet Grant Program encouraging state fleets with more than…