Fuel / Technology: Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

LNG Surges to Six-Year High With Cold Snap in Importing Nations

December 18, 2020Liquefied natural gas has made a dramatic rebound from a pandemic-induced demand collapse, and the rally in the heating and power-plant fuel could extend into next year.

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Anglo American signs ten-year charter contract for LNG-fuelled ships

November 11, 2020Mining company Anglo American has signed a ten-year charter contract for four liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled capesize+ vessels, introducing LNG into its chartered fleet for the first time.

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Pilot LNG to supply LNG as a marine fuel to GAC

October 21, 2020Based in Texas, US, Pilot LNG, LLC has laid the foundation for a partnership with GAC Bunker Fuels for the supply of LNG as a marine fuel from its proposed Galveston LNG Bunker Port terminal project, which will be the first dedicated LNG bunker terminal in the region.

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P&O Cruises receives first UK cruise ship to be powered by natural gas

October 19, 2020At 185,000 tons, 345m in length with 17 guest decks and setting new ground for guest experience, Iona is the first British cruise ship to be powered by LNG.

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Wind and LNG-powered car carrier concept under development

October 16, 2020Marine technology provider Høglund Marine Solutions announced it has taken a two-thirds stake in Vindskip AS, a company developing a wind and LNG-powered vessel concept.

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Wartsila Awarded Major Contract to Supply Carbon-Neutral Transport Fuels

October 15, 2020Wärtsilä, a company that specializes in solutions and lifecycle services related to the gas value chain, has been awarded a major contract to supply and construct a plant for the production of CO2-neutral liquid transport fuels.

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Chart Industries Expands Hydrogen, LNG Business

October 2, 2020Chart Industries Inc., an independent global manufacturer of highly engineered equipment, has completed the divestiture of its cryobiological products business – MVE Biological Products – to Cryoport Inc. for $320 million in cash.

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LNG bunkering network under development in Western Canada

September 29, 2020Cryopeak LNG Solutions Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop an LNG bunker supply chain in North America’s Pacific Northwest ports, such as Vancouver, Fraser River Port, Roberts Bank and Prince Rupert, Canada.

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ACT Virtual Welcomes Volvo Trucks North America’s President Peter Voorhoeve as Keynote Speaker for Event Launch

August 4, 2020The four-month virtual event will feature a dynamic lineup of more than 130 industry leaders presenting on the technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.

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MEC Issues RFP for Fleet-Based Alternative Fuel Deployments

July 9, 2020The Kansas City Regional and Central Kansas Clean Cities Coalitions, programs of Metropolitan Energy Center, have issued a request for proposals for fleet-based alternative fuel deployments in the states of Kansas and Missouri.

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Volkswagen Group of America welcomes first LNG-powered vehicle transport ship to US port

July 2, 2020Volkswagen Group of America  welcomed its first overseas liquid natural gas transport ship to the VWGoA port in Davisville, RI. The LNG-powered car carrier ship,  Germany on 16 June 2020 on its first voyage.

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California makes VW funds available for zero-emission freight and marine projects

July 2, 2020The California Air Resources Board has announced that the first installment of $35 million in VW Environmental Mitigation Trust funding for Zero-Emission Freight and Marine Projects throughout California is now available via a competitive solicitation. A second solicitation offering an additional $35 million is expected to be released in mid-2022.

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Massive ‘Green’ Highway Bill Heads to House Floor

June 22, 2020After more than 24 hours of debate that included the consideration of 177 amendments, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act by a party-line vote of 35 to 25.

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Volkswagen, first voyage on world’s largest LNG-powered car carrier

June 18, 2020For the first time, Volkswagen vehicles will be transported from Europe to North and Central America on a car freighter powered by LNG.

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New $22M CARB pilot to fund equitable, clean transportation options in disadvantaged communities

June 12, 2020The California Air Resources Board will provide up to $22 million in grants to address transportation needs in disadvantaged and low-income communities with clean transportation options under a new $22-million pilot project. The funding, available through the Sustainable Transportation Equity Project, will support the planning and implementation of clean transportation projects.

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FTA awarding $130M in Low-No grants for zero-emission and low-emission transit buses and facilities

June 5, 2020The US Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced approximately $130 million in grant selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program, which funds the deployment of transit buses and infrastructure for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses and supporting facilities.

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