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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.”
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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.
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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
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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.
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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

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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.
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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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