LNG for transport news and media releases
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Mar 4, 2021
Shell today announced a significant milestone for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) marine fuels business with the charter of a new LNG bunkering supply vessel being constructed in Spain that will add further flexibility to customers on key trade routes.
Oct 10, 2019
Today, Shell inaugurated its second German LNG Retail station in Lehre.
The Shell truck port is the first public LNG station in Lower Saxony and located on the A2 motorway, the busiest east-west connection in Germany.
Sep 18, 2019
Qatar Petroleum’s Wave LNG Solutions (QP) and Shell Gas & Power Developments B.V. (Shell) today agreed a partnership aimed at accelerating the development of LNG fuelling infrastructure around the world.
Jun 24, 2019
Europe’s first inland-waterway liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker vessel has performed her first bunkering operations, with the Containerships Polar and Containerships Nord vessels, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Oct 4, 2018
Shell recently delivered its first ship-to-ship bunkering of cleaner burning LNG fuel from its specialised LNG bunker vessel, Cardissa, paving the way for many other operations from the vessel. This operation marked a number of other firsts, as it fuelled the Sovcomflot vessel Gagarin Prospect, the world’s first LNG-powered Aframax tanker. It was also the first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering to take place in the Port of Rotterdam.
Sep 18, 2018
Today Shell completed the inauguration of its first LNG Retail station for trucks in Hamburg, Germany. This significant milestone illustrates Shell’s commitment to LNG in the road transport sector within Europe given the increase in freight traffic on European roads.
May 28, 2018
Shell today announced the opening of its first Belgian LNG (liquefied natural gas) station in Herstal, Liège. Catering to trucks, the station is located near the three-border point at the E313, a key route for international road freight. The new station has a capacity of 3.5 KT of LNG and can supply 150 trucks with LNG daily.
Aug 11, 2017
Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) today announced two significant milestones for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) marine fuels business, including the arrival of the Cardissa, a state-of-the-art LNG bunker vessel with capacity to hold around 6,500 cubic metres of LNG fuel. This vessel’s seagoing capability enables Shell to serve customers with LNG fuel from the Gate terminal in Rotterdam to locations throughout Europe.
Apr 3, 2017
Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) has signed an agreement with Sovcomflot (SCF Group) to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to fuel the first Aframax crude oil tankers in the world to be powered by LNG.
Oct 3, 2016
The Hague, the Netherlands - Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) has signed a supply agreement with Carnival Corporation & plc (Carnival) to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to fuel two of the world’s largest passenger cruise ships.
May 10, 2016
Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell) today marked the delivery of the third Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) powered Offshore Supply Vessel (OSV) in Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The ‘Harvey Liberty,’ chartered from specialist company Harvey Gulf International Marine, will join her sister ships, the ‘Harvey Energy’ and ‘Harvey Power’, and support Shell’s deep-water operations in the Gulf of Mexico.
Dec 18, 2015
Shell Trading Rotterdam BV (Shell) has signed a time-charter agreement with Plouvier Transport NV and Intertrans Tankschiffahrt AG for 15 new inland dual-fuel barges, which will predominantly run on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). LNG fuel is a new alternative for vessel operators responding to new sulphur and nitrogen oxide emissions regulations that are part of the Emission Control Areas (ECAs).
Dec 1, 2015
Shell today announced the opening of new LNG lanes at a TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) truck fuelling station in Santa Nella, California.
Oct 15, 2015
Shell today announced the opening of its fourth Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) truck refuelling station in the Netherlands.
Sep 29, 2015
Shell today announced the opening of its third Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) truck refuelling station in the Netherlands.
Jun 4, 2015
Shell liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel is now available at two additional TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) truck fuelling stations in Texas, United States.
Mar 30, 2015
Shell today announced the opening of new LNG lanes at two TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) truck fueling stations in the US.
Mar 18, 2015
Shell today officially opened its first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) lanes in Europe, at a truck refuelling station in Rotterdam Waalhaven, the Netherlands.
Mar 5, 2015
Today, Shell marked delivery of a special Offshore Supply Vessel for its deep water operations in the Gulf of Mexico.
Dec 4, 2014
Shell confirmed its plans to build a specialised LNG bunker vessel to deliver to LNG-fuelled vessels in northwest Europe.
Jul 3, 2014
Shell is the launching customer of new, dedicated liquefied natural gas (LNG) for transport infrastructure announced today by the Gas Access To Europe (Gate) terminal.
Mar 27, 2013
Shell and Volvo Trucks have entered into a joint cooperation agreement to help develop Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a fuel option for heavy duty truck operators.
Mar 19, 2013
Shell has launched the first 100% LNG powered tank barge at a Christening ceremony attended by Shell CEO Peter Voser at Peters Shipyards in The Netherlands.
Sep 5, 2012
Today, Shell, announced it has signed a contract for the charter of two new build LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) powered tank barges. These 110 m long barges will operate on the Rhine and will be on charter to Shell from 2013.
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