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Engie, Partners Receive LNG-Powered Bunker Vessel

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 16, 2017

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]

Study: Natural Gas Will Power Nearly 1 in 10 Trucks Sold by 2025

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 10, 2017

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 to Develop Nat-Gas Engine for Off-Road Applications

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 08, 2017

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]

Clean Energy to Fuel Trucks Fitted with Near-Zero NOx Engines

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 07, 2017

In addition to signing new fuel agreements, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has been contracted to build multiple natural gas fueling stations in early 2017.

Companies Sign MOU to Provide Multi-Fuel, LNG Solutions

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 01, 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 Receives First of Three New LNG Vessels

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 17, 2017

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]

NGVAmerica Touts Study Examining Heavy-Duty NGV Methane Emissions

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 09, 2017

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]

ISO Publishes Two New Standards for CNG, LNG Fueling

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 06, 2017

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]

Clean Energy Fuels Leaders Endorse Perry for Secretary of Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on December 14, 2016

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 Expands Market for Mid-Range Nat-Gas Engine

Posted by Lauren Tyler on December 09, 2016

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]

Clean Energy Grabs New CNG Fueling Station Contracts

Posted by Lauren Tyler on December 06, 2016

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.

Report: Global LNG Market to Surpass $47 Billion by 2021

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 30, 2016

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 to Supply LNG Fuel System for Ecodelta Dredging Vessel

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 23, 2016

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 Makes Plans for LNG-Powered Passenger Ferry

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 23, 2016

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]

Hawaiian Shipping Company Opts for LNG Dual-Fuel Vessels

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 21, 2016

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 to Supply 109 CNG Trucks for Waste Collection in Madrid

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 10, 2016

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]

Supermarket Chain Adds 20 LNG Trucks to Transport Fleet

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 09, 2016

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]

SPATCO to Manage Distribution for Galileo Nat-Gas Equipment

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 07, 2016

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]

New Nat-Gas Vehicle Market Report Offers Global Overview

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 02, 2016

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.

Fred. Olsen Introduces LNG/Dual-Fuel Engine for High-Speed Applications

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 02, 2016

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]

Alt-Fuel, Hybrid Market Expected to Surge to $614 Billion

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 21, 2016

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%.

Companies Sign MOU to Promote Adoption of LNG as Marine Fuel

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 20, 2016

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 Opens LNG Station in Washington State

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 20, 2016

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 Begins Production of ISL G Near Zero Nat-Gas Engine

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 17, 2016

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 to Deploy More LNG Ships, Advance Fuel Cell Tech

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 14, 2016

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]

Matheson Trucking Receives Award for CNG/LNG Fleet Conversion

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 11, 2016

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]

Companies Sign MoU to Advance Natural Gas Fuel, Sustainable Mobility

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 06, 2016

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 to Offer Cummins Near Zero NOx Nat-Gas Engine

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 04, 2016

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 Delivers Fourth LNG-Ready Tanker

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 30, 2016

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 Opens CNG, LNG Fueling Station in Oregon

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 22, 2016

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]