Teck Testing LNG in Mine Haul Trucks

December 11, 2015 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Mining by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Six Komatsu Trucks with GFS Dual Fuel & FortisBC Support:
‘First Use of LNG as a Haul Truck Fuel at a Canadian Mine Site’

Teck Resources said Wednesday that it’s testing liquefied natural gas fuel in six mine haul trucks at its Fording River steelmaking coal operation in southeast British Columbia – “marking the first use of LNG as a haul truck fuel at a Canadian mine site.”

FortisBC Posting Its LNG Bunker Prices

December 2, 2015 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Vancouver Area Supplier Is Setting a Precedent with Ship & Bunker

The FortisBC utility confirmed this week that it’s posting liquefied natural gas bunker fuel prices in collaboration with the Vancouver-based Ship & Bunker news service.

BC Ferries: LNG from the FortisBC Utility

February 2, 2015 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Ten-Year Pact to Supply Three New Intermediate Class Vessels

BC Ferries disclosed today a ten-year contract with FortisBC for the utility to supply liquefied natural gas for the Victoria, B.C.-based operator’s three new intermediate class vessels. updated February 3

GP for FortisBC LNG Loading at Mt. Hayes

January 14, 2015 in Infrastructure, LNG by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Multimillion-Dollar LNG Trailer Loading Facility at Mt. Hayes Plant

GP Strategies reports completion of a multimillion-dollar liquefied natural gas trailer loading facility at the Mt. Hayes plant owned by FortisBC in Ladysmith, B.C.

Seaspan Orders Two LNG Freight Ferries

November 30, 2014 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

The FortisBC Utility Is Awarding $5 Million for the Project:
LNG-Diesel Dual Fuel Vessels to be Built by Sedef in Turkey,
With Twin 9L34DF Wärtsilä Engines, Wärtsilä Fuel Systems 

Seaspan Ferries Corp has awarded a contract to Istanbul’s Sedef Shipyard to build two liquefied natural gas-diesel dual fuel ferries. The FortisBC utility says it will provide $5 million in incentive funding toward the new vessels – and will supply their LNG fuel from its expanded facility on Tilbury Island, south of Vancouver. updated December 2


LNG for the West Coast of Canada

May 29, 2013 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Estimated $1.2 Million Project Involves 17 Participating Groups

Organizations including CNGVA, the Ottawa-based Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance, are talking up their initiative aiming to identify and address barriers to the use of liquefied natural gas as a marine fuel in western Canada.

Teekay Plans LNG Bunkering

February 19, 2013 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Operations, with a Self-Propelled Vessel, Would Start in 2016

Multinational Teekay, which operates 150 vessels accounting for the movements of some 10% of the world’s seaborne oil – and is one of the top three independent LNG vessel owners globally – is proposing to establish LNG bunkering in the Pacific Northwest, with at least one bunkering vessel, by 2016.

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