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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

11/22/2017

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

11/07/2017

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

08/24/2017

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

07/13/2017

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

07/10/2017

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

06/14/2017

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.”

04/06/2017

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

02/20/2017

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

02/06/2017

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”

02/06/2017

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