Nearly €980 million EU funding available for cross-border energy infrastructure

Following the adoption of the 2020 CEF Energy Work Programme today, the 2020 CEF Energy call for proposals has opened, offering funding to support projects of common interest in the energy sector, in the areas of electricity, gas, smart grids and cross-border carbon dioxide networks.

Polish hauler with LNG fleet travels across Europe without range anxiety

Based in Jaworzno, in southern Poland, Huber is one of many transport companies making a big push towards a more sustainable, environmentally-friendly operation – with roughly half of its fleet now running on natural gas.

Klaipėdos Nafta Secures Financing for FSRU Purchase

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Lithuanian liquefied natural gas (LNG) and oil terminal operator AB Klaipėdos Nafta (KN) have signed a 25-year loan agreement to finance the purchase of a floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) for LNG operations.

Wärtsilä to build Guyana’s dual-fueled power plant

The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä and electric utility Guyana Power and Light have signed an EPC contract for a 46.5 MW dual-fuel power plant at the Garden of Eden Generating Complex in Guyana.

Titan LNG bunkers Bit Viking at port of Rotterdam

The Dutch service supplier of liquefied natural gas, Titan LNG completed the ship-to-ship bunkering operation at the port of Rotterdam last week.

KN: milestone LNG bunkering in Klaipeda port

Lithuanian LNG terminal operator Klaipedos Nafta said that the LNG-fueled cement carrier MV Greenland completed the first liquefied natural gas bunkering at the Malkos Bay terminal.

BC Ferries and Remontowa Shipbuilding contract for new ferry specifies Wärtsilä propulsion solution

The technology group Wärtsilä has again been selected to provide an integrated system consisting of the LNG plant, dual-fuel engines, and electrical propulsion system for the latest addition to Vancouver, Canada based BC Ferries’ series of Salish Class vessels. Three similar ferries, all operating on Wärtsilä engines fuelled by LNG, have already been delivered. As with the previous three ferries, Remontowa Shipbuilding (RSB), located in Gdansk, Poland, will also build this latest ship. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in January 2020.

Uniper subsidiary Liqvis and Echo Tankstellen GmbH join forces to expand LNG filling station network for truck

Liqvis GmbH and Echo Tankstellen GmbH are joining forces to help expand the LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) filling station network in Germany. Selected sites operated by Echo ("Esso") are under initial consideration for this purpose. Subject to approval by the regulatory authorities, the first joint site set to be realized will be the Esso truck stop in Seligweiler near Ulm, which is operated by Hotel & Rasthaus Seligweiler GmbH & Co KG. A joint project group will then discuss where to build further LNG filling stations and assess the feasibility of these sites before applying to the authorities and implementing them. The companies aim to establish LNG on the market as an alternative fuel for heavy goods vehicles and to help develop the associated infrastructure into a closed network.

Flex LNG Enjoys ‘Best-Ever’ Financial Results

Bermuda-based LNG carrier owner Flex LNG announced its best-ever financial results with a net income of around USD 24 million for the fourth quarter of 2019.

Wärtsilä integrated solutions will deliver efficiency and sustainability to three new short-sea vessels

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply all the main equipment for the first LNG fuelled short-sea Ro-Lo (roll-on, lift-off) vessels to be operated by Finland based Bore Ltd. Three ships have been ordered and are being built at the WuHu Shipyard in China. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in December.