Tagged Rail

ABS approves Technolog’s LNG tank system

By LNG World News American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) granted approval in principle to Technolog’s new liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel gas container system. The portable tank system, which will come in 20 and 40-foot containers, is designed to be filled at land-based LNG terminals and shipped to vessels via rail, road or cargo ship…

Baltic partners launch LNG locomotive construction in Lithuania

By LNG World News The Baltic Sea Region LNG cluster members inked an agreement to develop an LNG hybrid rail locomotive, with a six-month prototype design and development period. The partners in the LNG hybrid locomotive project are AB Lietuvos geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways), Klaipėda Stevedoring Company BEGA, AB Klaipėdos Nafta, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University and…

Gazprom, Delek in Israeli NGV deal

By LNG World News Image courtesy of GazpromRussian giant Gazprom signed a memorandum of understanding with Delek Drilling to jointly examine the possibilities of using natural gas as a fuel for vehicles in Israel. The two companies plan on looking into the possibilities of using natural gas as fuel in road, rail and water transport…

Okra Energy opens Peru’s first small-scale LNG plant

By LNG World News Image courtesy of Lantera EnergyOkra Energy said it has installed Peru’s first small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility to support increasing energy demands of the industry in the country’s remote areas. The company, through its unit Lantera Energy, is looking to meet the supply needs of industrial manufacturers and power generators…

High Horsepower (HHP) Summit: a Great Week planned for Jacksonville

By NGV Global LNG bunkering in Jacksonville (Image: TOTE Maritime) The 2017 HHP Summit will convene industry leaders from the marine, mining, rail, and power generation sectors, November 6-9 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center in Jacksonville, Florida. Erik Neandross, CEO of event organiser Gladstein, Neandross and & Associates (GNA), told NGV Global News: “The…

First batch of coated Nord Stream 2 pipes arrives in Finland

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ The first concrete weight coated (CWC) pipes for the planned 1,200-kilometer Nord Stream 2 twin pipelines have been delivered by rail at the Port of Koverhar in Hanko, Finland. Nord Stream 2 AG, the Gazprom-owned company developing the pipeline, said that approximately 200 kilometers of CWC pipes would be transported by train to…

Indian Railways Advances Natural Gas Locomotives

By NGV Global IROAF CNG-converted DEMU State-owned Indian Railways, through its Indian Railway Organisation for Alternate Fuels (IROAF), has issued a tender for conversion of 30 Diesel Power Cars (DPCs) to run on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). IROAF is charged with the task of seeking alternate energy modes, hence the drive toward gas-felled locomotives, and…

Spanish companies ready LNG-fueled locomotive pilot project

By LNG World News Spanish companies Renfe, Gas Natural Fenosa and Enagás started preparing the first pilot test for LNG-fueled locomotives in Europe, in order to verify the feasibility of a solution. The project, carried out in cooperation with Institut Cerdà, ARMF and Bureau Veritas, is also the first in the world for passenger rail…