Engie, Fluxys, Mitsubishi Corp. and NYK have taken delivery of what they say is the world’s first purpose-built liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel from Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co. Ltd. in Korea. According to the companies, the vessel [Read More]
By 2025, nearly one in 10 medium- and heavy-duty (MD-HD) trucks sold will run on natural gas, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. The report says energy price volatility, global liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade, tighter emission [Read More]
Omnitek Engineering Corp., which develops and sells proprietary diesel-to-natural gas conversion systems, says it will participate in a $1.5 million grant study with its partner Olson-Ecologic Testing Laboratories, based in Fullerton, Calif., to demonstrate its clean natural gas engine technology for [Read More]
In addition to signing new fuel agreements, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has been contracted to build multiple natural gas fueling stations in early 2017.
Total, an international oil and gas company, and CMA CGM, a worldwide shipping group, have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) to supply a range of multi-fuel solutions, including liquefied natural gas (LNG). According to the joint release, the two [Read More]
BC Ferries has received the first of three new liquefied natural gas (LNG) Salish Class vessels that will be added to its ferry fleet – the company’s first natural gas-fueled vessels to date. According to the company, the first vessel [Read More]
West Virginia University (WVU) scientists at the Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions (CAFEE) have conducted a new study on methane emissions from heavy-duty natural gas vehicles (NGVs) and refueling stations. The report, recently published by Environmental Science & [Read More]
In December 2016, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published two international standards that will provide practical tools for the industry and authorities to further develop the infrastructure for natural gas as an automotive fuel. Specifically, the publication of ISO 16923 [Read More]
Two executives from Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a North American provider of natural gas fuel for transportation, including compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG) and renewable natural gas (RNG), have voiced their support for former Texas Gov. Rick Perry for [Read More]
Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) has announced that the ISB6.7 G, a 6.7-liter, mid-range, factory-built natural gas engine is now fully available as a production engine for shuttle bus, medium-duty truck and vocational applications in North America. CWI notes that the engine has [Read More]
In addition to building CNG fueling stations in Coachella, Calif., and Franklin Township, N.J., the nat-gas fuel provider will also complete facilities modifications work for Cummins.
The global small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) market is anticipated to reach $47 billion by 2021, according to a recently released report from TechSci Research, a research-based global management consulting firm. The report says that market growth is anticipated due to [Read More]
Cryonorm, which develops and manufactures cryogenic vaporizers, small-scale systems and plants for air gases and liquefied natural gas (LNG), says it has received an order to supply the LNG marine fuel system from ENGIE for an LNG-powered dredger named Ecodelta. [Read More]
Viking Line, a Finnish shipping company that operates a fleet of ferries and cruise ships, has signed a letter of intent with the Chinese company Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co. Ltd. concerning an order for a liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered passenger ferry [Read More]
Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii has narrowed its selection to two U.S. shipyards for the construction of two new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled containerships, with the option to order two additional vessels. According to the company, contract specifications are expected to be finalized [Read More]
Iveco, a natural gas commercial vehicles company, says it is delivering 109 Stralis heavy-duty compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks to the City of Madrid, Spain, for public urban waste collection. According to the company, the vehicles are being manufactured at Iveco’s heavy commercial [Read More]
Alimerka, a Spanish supermarket chain with a “green” business model, has added 20 Scania liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered vehicles to its road transport fleet. According to the chain, each natural gas truck generates 40 tons less CO2 annually, reducing the emissions footprint by [Read More]
Southern Pump & Tank Co. (SPATCO) Energy Solutions has acquired the rights to become the North American distribution manager for compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) conversion equipment from Galileo Global Technologies Ltd., a natural gas technology company [Read More]
The global NGV market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5% to 7% during 2015 to 2025 due to stringent emission regulations and growing demand for fuel-efficient vehicles.
Shipping company Fred. Olsen SA presented its adaptation of a Catterpillar 3618 propulsion dual-fuel engine that runs on both liquefied natural gas (LNG) and diesel at a recent event in the Navantia facilities in Cartagena, Colombia. During the event, which was [Read More]
A new report projects that the AFHV market, which includes electric and natural gas vehicles, will reach $614 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 12.9%.
CMA CGM and ENGIE say they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote liquefied natural gas (LNG) as an alternative to heavy fuel oil for maritime transportation. Farid Salem, executive officer of the CMA CGM Group, and Isabelle [Read More]
Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America, has opened a new public liquefied natural gas (LNG) station along Interstate 5 in Fife, a suburb of Tacoma, Wash., adding to America’s Natural Gas [Read More]
Cummins Westport Inc. has announced that production of the ISL G Near Zero (NZ) NOx natural gas engine has officially commenced and orders are now being processed. According to the company, the ISL G NZ is the first mid-range engine in [Read More]
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) says its newest class of ships will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and that it will also introduce the use of fuel cell technology, significantly reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. According to the company, it [Read More]
Sacramento, Calif.-based Matheson Trucking Inc. says it has received a Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) achievement award for its ongoing fuel transition program involving both compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) conversions of 37 truck tractors [Read More]
Executives from FCA, IVECO and Snam have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at fostering the development of natural gas as a fuel for road vehicles as part of a wider set of initiatives to promote sustainable mobility. According [Read More]
Kenworth, a manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty trucks, says it will offer the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine for the Kenworth T680 and T880. The manufacturer made this decision considering emissions from the ISL [Read More]
General Dynamics NASSCO says it has delivered the fourth liquefied natural gas (LNG)-ready vessel in a series of five ECO Class product tankers under contract with American Petroleum Tankers. According to General Dynamics, the vessel was delivered during a special [Read More]
Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a natural gas fuel for transportation provider, has opened what it says is its first public natural gas station in the state of Oregon on Interstate 5 in Central Point, outside of Medford. According to Clean [Read More]