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Shell and Sovcomflot LNG bunkering marks number of firsts

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.

First German Shell LNG retail station ready to begin operations

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.

Shell opens its first Belgian LNG station for trucks in Herstal

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.

Shell strengthens LNG fuel business with innovative bunker vessel and bunker barge charter

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.

Shell deploys third Gulf of Mexico offshore supply vessel powered by LNG

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.

Shell plans to charter 15 LNG-powered barges to operate in northwest Europe

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).

Shell and Volvo in LNG fuel collaboration

Mar 26, 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.

Shell to charter barges powered solely by LNG

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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