The “Breakthrough LNG deployment in Inland Waterway Transport” project is approaching a successful end. Under the leadership of the EICB, the project consortium has deployed three LNG driven vessels and one LNG bunkering station. During the project, important insights were gathered about the design, installation, and use of LNG on board of inland vessels. The […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
The construction of Europe’s first permanent bunker station for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is in full swing. The LNG bunker station will be realised along the busiest waterway in Europe, the Rhine, in the port of Cologne (Am Molenkopf 1). With the scheduled opening in June 2019, initiator PitPoint.LNG is taking an important step towards […]
PITPOINT.LNG MEETS ALL PERMIT REQUIREMENTS AND STATION TO BE OPERATIONAL IN Q2, 2019 01 November 2018 This week, PitPoint.LNG received the official permit for the construction of Europe’s first shore-to-ship bunkering station for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the Port of Cologne. With this important milestone now in place, the civil engineering work can start […]
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 […]
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 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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In their recent Clean Harbor Vision 2030, PitPoint has presented a new infrastructural plan for clean alternative bunkering fuels toward 2030.