LNG

The Netherlands introduces new LNG incentive scheme

18-12-2019

The Netherlands announced a new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) incentive scheme. The scheme will offer an 18.7 Eurocent discount per kilogram of LNG purchased between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2021. The scheme is in line with the EU’s ambition to reduce freight transport

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

PitPoint has opened its first LNG refuelling station in Belgium

30-09-2019

Together with Total, PitPoint has opened its first LNG refuelling station for trucks in Belgium. The station is located in Rekkem, near the French border. Together with the previously opened PitPoint LNG stations at logistical hubs in the Netherlands, this location represents a concrete step

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.

25th LNG filling station opened in the Netherlands

13-06-2018

By pressing the start button, the alderman of Roosendaal René van Ginderen and director Gert van Overveld of Transport Van Overveld (TVO) officially opened the latest LNG filling station of the Netherlands, in Roosendaal. This PitPoint.LNG’s filling station is closely located to the A17, in

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

Network of LNG filling stations in the Netherlands is growing steadily

18-01-2018

Yesterday, two new LNG filling locations were opened in the Netherlands.

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

17-10-2017

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

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