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Qatar Petroleum, Shell to form LNG bunkering Joint Venture


Qatar Petroleum and Shell signed a shareholder agreement to establish a company that would provide global LNG bunkering services.

MAN Cryo to Supply LNG Fuel-Gas System for Gas-Battery Propulsin System


Vertical LNG FGSS bound for Norwegian, multipurpose, refrigerated vessel

Maritime Innovation Expo, 30th September 2019, Hamburg


After a successful first edition on the Dutch marine frigate during the SMM in September 2018 the German LNG Platform and the Netherlands Business...

Briefing Paper "LNG for the shipping sector: air quality and climate protection"


1. Introduction
2. Climate protection goals in shipping
3. LNG’s contribution to reducing emissions in shipping: improving air quality and...

Nauticor has commenced supply of LNG by ship to the Gothia Tanker Alliance with a bunker operation for the LNG-fuelled product tanker "Fure Valö"


On April 15th, 2019, the world’s largest bunker supply vessel (BSV) for liquefied natural gas (LNG) “Kairos” provided LNG in a ship-to-ship bunker...

KfW IPEX-Bank to finance AIDA Cruises’ LNG-powered newbuild


KfW IPEX-Bank is setting up the financing for AIDA Cruises’ new cruise ship powered with liquefied natural gas (LNG), to be built at the Meyer Werft...

Schulte´s LNG bunkering vessel leaves South Korea for Europe


Babcock Schulte Energy’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel Kairos has set off on its voyage from South Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Dockyard to...

LNG Rotterdam - Gate terminal to increase ship loading flow rate


Rotterdam. Gate terminal (Gasunie/Vopak) announces today that it will invest to increase the ship loading flow rate at the jetties for large ships...

„LNG and beyond: global challenges, sustainable solutions“: German, Norwegian and Dutch LNG experts catch up on the newest developments at the 3rd LNG Matchmaking Conference in Oslo


More than 70 representatives of industrial and shipping companies, port authorities, initiatives and associations from German, Norway and the...

Market responds positively to first German LNG import terminal


German LNG Terminal GmbH has successfully completed its “Open Season” for the planned LNG import terminal in Brunsbuettel in Northern Germany.

Groundbreaking partnership for sustainable cruise tourism in Schleswig-Holstein


(Kiel, April 26, 2018) The Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein, the Federal State capital Kiel, the Sea-port of Kiel and the Costa Group came together...

The German Maritime LNG Platform and VDMA are joining forces: together for clean shipping in the future


The German Maritime LNG Platform and VDMA have agreed a collaborative partnership. By co-operating and mutually supporting each other, the Platform’s...

German LNG Terminal launches Open Season


Gasunie LNG Holding B.V., Oiltanking GmbH and Vopak LNG Holding B.V. are in the process of establishing the joint venture “German LNG Terminal GmbH”....

Sustainable logistics – how can the shipping sector do more for environmental and climate protection? Maritime sector and political decision-makers agree: LNG is key for lower-emission shipping, but improved framework conditions still needed


Key stakeholders from business and politics discussed the importance of co-operation between commerce and logistics at an evening event of the German...

CMA CGM is the first shipping company to choose liquefied natural gas for its biggest ships


On the occasion of the COP23 in Bonn (Germany), the CMA CGM Group, a world leader in maritime transport, is pleased to announce its decision to equip...

Successful launch and initial bunkering of the first container ship with an engine converted for the use of LNG


On the 23rd of August 2017, the world’s first container ship retrofitted with an Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) engine was successfully launched. Since...

European Commission approval for Gasunie, Oiltanking and Vopak to set up Joint Venture to develop LNG Terminal in Northern Germany


Rotterdam, July 12, 2017 – Gasunie LNG Holding B.V., Oiltanking GmbH, and Vopak LNG Holding B.V. have acquired the approval under the EU Merger...

Market study reveals huge potential for LNG as a marine fuel in THE Iberian Peninsula


With the global fuel sulphur limit of 0.5% entering into force in 2020, the interest towards LNG as a marine fuel is increasing. One of the main...

German Maritime LNG Platform supports ban on Heavy Fuel Oil Use in Arctic


This week the German Maritime LNG Platform signed the Arctic Commitment, joining a diverse group of international companies, organisations,...

Tenth National Maritime Conference supports sustainable shipping: “The LNG funding programme will come.”


The German Maritime LNG Platform assumed a prominent position at the 10th National Maritime Conference that took place on 4th April in Hamburg, under...

Shell launches LNG Outlook


Global demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) reached 265 million tonnes (MT) in 2016 – enough to supply power to around 500 million homes a year....

First bunkering of an LNG-fuelled chemical tanker in German Port


The Hamburg-based company Bomin Linde LNG successfully conducted the first bunkering of a chemical tanker with liquefied natural gas (LNG) in a German...

LNG Matchmaking Conference “Making LNG happen – Combining forces for sustainable shipping”


Platform promotes international networking: German, Norwegian and Dutch LNG experts attend LNG Matchmaking Conference “Making LNG happen – Combining...

Proposal from the European Commission to address air pollution


Every year, more than 400 000 people in the EU die prematurely due to the consequences of air pollution: this is more than 10 times the toll of road...

Jos Steeman, MD of Vopak Germany, joins advisory council


Jos Steeman, Managing Director of Vopak Germany, joins the Platform’s advisory council as a new member. The Dutch national benefits from a long career...

The Maritime LNG Platform partners with the SMM – the leading international maritime trade fair


The SMM, taking place from 6th to 9th September 2016 in Hamburg, will add a new exhibition hall to showcase an entirely new offering focusing on...

The Maritime LNG Platform at the World Ports Conference in Hamburg

06/19/2015 Maritime LNG Plattform

With the 29th World Ports Conference (IAPH) taking place in Hamburg between 1st and 5th June 2015, the Maritime LNG Platform has used this formidable...

Can Germany learn from LNG pioneer Norway?

06/18/2015 Maritime LNG Plattform

The Norwegian experience with LNG as a marine fuel and its potential application in Germany gathered a lot of interest: more than 50 representatives...

Royal interest for LNG in the maritime sector

06/17/2015 Maritime LNG Plattform

As part of their two-day visit to the federal states of Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg, the Dutch King Willem-Alexander and his wife, Queen Máxima,...

Gothenburg LNG Terminal gets green approval

06/10/2014 Seatrade Global

Swedegas and Vopak LNG Holding have been granted an environmental permit for an LNG terminal in Gothenburg by the County Administrative Board in...