Inland Shipping

PitPoint opens Europe’s first permanent LNG bunker station

31-10-2019

Today PitPoint opens Europe’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

Construction of first European LNG bunker station in Cologne in full swing

2-04-2019

The LNG bunker station will be realised along the busiest waterway in Europe, the Rhine, in the port of Cologne (Am Molenkopf 17). With the scheduled opening in June 2019, initiator PitPoint.LNG is taking an important step towards making LNG available to inland shipping as

Green light for construction of Europe’s first LNG bunkering station

1-11-2018

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.

Inland shipping fuels: Time for action

6-02-2018

Shipping is generally seen as a relatively environmentally friendly form of transport. It is, however, not as harmless as it appears. This is true for inland shipping in particular. In this article, I provide an overview of the various options to decrease the negative impact

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

28-06-2017

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

The growing role of sustainability

11-05-2017

European ports are busy hubs for the transportation of products from all over the world; at least 99 percent of all consumer goods are shipped by container. Ports in Europe are to a large extent the engines of their national economies. Unfortunately, there is a

The growing role of sustainability

22-03-2017

European ports are busy hubs for the transportation of products from all over the world; at least 99 percent of all consumer goods are shipped by container. European ports in to a large extent the engines of their national economies. This inevitably  leads to strong

Clean shipping ahoy!

15-03-2017

Clean transport in 2030. That is our mission. And by that with clean transport we don’t just mean road transport. PitPoint is also focused on innovative cooperation with stakeholders to realise clean shipping.