Friday, November 15, 2019

Connecting Europe Facility News

China-led Consortium Bids for Cyprus LNG

Pic: Natural Gas Public Company (DEFA)

The Natural Gas Public Company of Cyprus (DEFA) announced that a Chinese-led consortium has been chosen as the preferred bidder for the construction of a EUR 250 million liquified natural gas (LNG)  import terminal and related infrastructure.The authorities announced that the consortium of JV China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Co Ltd, AKTOR S.A. and METRON S.A., with Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co.

EuroAsia Still on PCI List

Image: EuroAsia Interconnector

The EuroAsia Interconnector, the Israel-Cyprus-Greece electricity link remains on the official list of European projects of common interest (PCI) making it eligible to receive some €300 mln in EU grants for the Crete-Attica sector of the cable.The EuroAsia Interconnector remains committed to the timely implementation of the project, as submitted to the European Commission, with the Crete-Attica interconnector commissioned in June 2022 and the Crete-Cyprus Interconnector in December 2023…

Spliethoff Gets Green Loan From ING, EIB

Pic: Spliethoff

Dutch banking group ING and the European Investment Bank said they will provide a EUR 110 million ($123 million) loan to Dutch ship management firm Spliethoff’s Bevrachtingskantoor B.V. for retrofitting vessels with exhaust gas cleaning systems.According to a European Commission press release, Spliethoff will use the loan to retrofit 42 of its vessels with exhaust gas cleaning systems and ballast…

First Gas Filling Station Opens in Turku, Finland

The first gas filling station in Turku, Finland, was inaugurated at an opening seminar on November 7, 2016. Located by Tuontiväylä road close to the Port of Turku, the station was already opened for gas vehicle fill-ups last week. Gasum is committed to investing in the development of gas vehicle use and aims to construct two more gas filling stations in the Turku area next year. Photo Gasum Oy

The first gas filling station in Turku, Finland, was inaugurated at an opening seminar on November 7, 2016. Located by Tuontiväylä road close to the Port of Turku, the station was already opened for gas vehicle fill-ups last week.Gasum is committed to investing in the development of gas vehicle use and aims to construct two more gas filling stations in the Turku area next year.There is growing…

Shell loads first LNG vessel at Gate Terminal

Coral Methane loading. Photo source : Shell

Shell’s started operations of the new LNG fuel infrastructure at Gas Access to Europe (Gate) terminal in the Netherlands. The new LNG fuel infrastructure included the construction of a new berth. This new berth has now started operations. The loading of Shell’s chartered LNG vessel, the Coral Methane happened on the 19th of September. ·In July 2014, Shell took the Final Investment Decision to buy capacity at the Gas Access to Europe (Gate) terminal…