FIRST PERMANENT LNG BUNKER STATION IN GERMANY

FIRST PERMANENT LNG BUNKER STATION IN GERMANY

PitPoint opened Germany’s first shore-to-ship Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunker station for inland shipping at the Niehler Hafen in Cologne. The opening of this station represents a concrete step towards facilitating clean maritime transport. The new LNG bunker station is part of PitPoint.LNG’s plans to develop a European LNG infrastructure for heavy-duty transport by road […]

LNG in the Bunkerspot magazine

LNG in the Bunkerspot magazine

PitPoint and EICB about LNG in the Bunkerspot magazine: ‘We see a strong push from the EU but also from local governments to see what they can do to contribute to cleaner air in their city or region and what are the alternatives’ Read more at https://lngbinnenvaart.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Networking.pdf

INAUGURATION OF LNG DRIVEN VESSEL SOMTRANS LNG

INAUGURATION OF LNG DRIVEN VESSEL SOMTRANS LNG

The construction of the second pilot vessel ‘Somtrans LNG’ has been recently completed. Somtrans LNG was inaugurated on April 26th and received a delegation from the European Commission’s Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA). The construction of the Somtrans LNG has been made possible with co-financing from the European Union’s Connecting Europe Facility. The Somtrans […]

Site-visit INEA to LNG driven vessel Werkendam

Site-visit INEA to LNG driven vessel Werkendam

During the World Port Days, EICB, together with partners from the LNG Breakthrough consortium, received a delegation from the European Commission’s Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA). The agenda included a site visit to the recently completed pilot vessel ‘the Werkendam’ of Van Oord. The construction of the Werkendam has been made possible with co-financing […]

Plans for Dordrecht Inland Seaports to host bunker station for LNG and other cleaner fuels

Plans for Dordrecht Inland Seaports to host bunker station for LNG and other cleaner fuels

The Port of Rotterdam wants to realise a new multifuel bunker station for the refuelling of LNG and other cleaner fuels. Krabbegors/Duivelseiland at Dordrecht Inland Seaport has been designated as the location for this bunker station. Port of Rotterdam and PitPoint.LNG signed a letter of intent to jointly further investigate the realisation of such a […]

PitPoint.LNG to build the first LNG bunkering station in Germany

PitPoint.LNG to build the first LNG bunkering station in Germany

PitPoint.LNG will build Germany’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering station in the harbor of Cologne. The new station will facilitate the bunkering of LNG powered inland waterways vessels that sail on Europe’s busiest transport waterway, the Rhine. The construction of the bunkering station is a next step in PitPoint.LNG’s strategy to develop a European LNG infrastructure to facilitate the uptake of LNG as fuel for road and marine transport.
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