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NYK’s Tugboat in First LNG Bunkering Operation in Western Japan

Rate this article By NGV Global This week NYK, together with Kyushu Electric Power Co. Inc., Saibu Gas Co. Ltd., and The Chugoku Electric Power Co. Inc., successfully conducted a truck-to-ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering demonstration at the port of Kitakyushu, the northernmost city on Japan’s Kyushu Island. This operation is the first LNG…

Latvian Dual-Fuel Locomotive Project Stimulates French Inspection

Rate this article By NGV Global Late last month, GRDF –one of the largest natural gas distributors in the European Union– visited Riga, Latvia’s capital city, together with representatives of the French city of Lille, to familiarize themselves with the dual-fuel gas operation of a converted diesel locomotive. The Latvian project is the work of…

FueLNG Chalks Up Bunkering Century on Singapore Scoreboard

Rate this article By NGV Global Keppel Smit Towage’s KST Liberty – LNG dual-fuel tug FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) and Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd, has set a new industry milestone for Singapore with the completion of its 100th LNG bunkering operation with no loss-time incidents, and…

SEAT Adds 173 CNG Models to its Car-sharing Fleet

Rate this article By NGV Global CNG-powered Leon now available with a new 1.5 TGI Evo engine In February 2018, SEAT fully acquired Madrid car-sharing company Respiro with the intention of becoming a benchmark mobility solutions provider. Included in SEAT planning was the gradual replacement of existing rent-by-the-hour vehicle stock with SEAT models powered by…

Chart Industries and IOCL to Promote LNG Market in India

Rate this article By NGV Global IOCL and Chart executives signing MOU in Washington Chart Industries, Inc., a leading diversified global manufacturer of highly engineered equipment for the industrial gas and energy industries, and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on March 18, 2019 to promote the development of the…

Høglund to Supply Biogas-ready Solutions for Hurtigruten Retrofits

Rate this article By NGV Global Høglund Marine Solutions of Sem, Norway, has been awarded a contract to deliver biogas-ready fuel gas supply systems (FGSS) for six Hurtigruten passenger ship retrofits. Hurtigruten is a Norwegian cruise, ferry and cargo operator which services the country’s western and northern coast between Bergen and Kirkenes. Høglund will work…

MAN Wins LNG Dual-Fuel Engine Order for Six Boxships

Rate this article By NGV Global Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping has exercised an option on an existing order to request six 15,000-teu boxships. MAN Energy Solutions reports that the six units will be built as MAN B&W 11G90ME-GI dual-fuel configurations operating on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) with delivery dates scheduled between 2020-2022. These neo-Panamax boxships…

Maruti Suzuki Achieves 26% Improved Fuel Economy with new ‘WagonR S-CNG’

Rate this article By NGV Global Maruti Suzuki introduces ‘WagonR S-CNG’ To further strengthen its green technology footprint in India, Maruti Suzuki India Limited has launched the new WagonR S(Smart)-CNG. The CNG powered WagonR will be available in the Lxi variant of the 1.0 litre engine offering best-in-class mileage of 33.54km/kg. The technology delivers 26%…

Shell Study Quantifies Reduction of GHG Emissions using LNG Fuel

Rate this article By NGV Global In the climate debate, LNG has great potential to diversify fuel consumption and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from ships and trucks. This is confirmed by the Shell LNG study Liquefied Natural Gas – New Energy for Vessels and Trucks? – Facts, Trends and Perspectives, which Shell developed with the…

Natural Gas Fuel in Sweden is 91% Renewable

Rate this article By NGV Global The proportion of biogas in the vehicle gas continues to increase. New statistics from Statistics Sweden show that the renewable proportion is just over 91 per cent. Total sales of natural gas as a fuel for vehicles also rose during 2018. Statistics for 2018 presented by Statistics Sweden on…