BACKGROUND


The LNG.Agentur Niedersachsen is located at MARIKO GmbH in Leer. The main objective of MARIKO GmbH is to support stakeholders in the maritime industry. Innovative projects are developed through networking activities and the initiation of research and cooperation projects. In addition, the MARIKO GmbH offers safety courses for seafarers and on-board personnel.

ACTIVITIES


The activities of the LNG.Agentur Niedersachsen cover a wide range of topics and tasks. In addition to the development and implementation of information measures and the further development of the LNG network, the focus is initially on the following areas:

NEWS


Consensus among German and Dutch shipowners: LNG is currently the only realistically applicable fuel in shipping

Consensus among German and Dutch shipowners: LNG is currently the only realistically applicable fuel in shipping

There are many reasons for using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a fuel in shipping. Nevertheless, even many years after the first LNG-powered ships have entered service, there are still numerous challenges and need for action, which were highlighted and discussed by around 60 shipping company representatives at the cross-border online event "LNG as fuel: Status update" organized by LNG.Agentur Niedersachsen on the 25th of March 2021.

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Bio-LNG – Biogas plants provide climate-friendly fuel of the future in Lower Saxony

Bio-LNG – Biogas plants provide climate-friendly fuel of the future in Lower Saxony

Bio-LNG represents a completely new, climate-friendly fuel whose market introduction offers producers and consumers new perspectives, but also poses challenges.

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Expansion of LNG funding for seagoing vessels in Germany

Expansion of LNG funding for seagoing vessels in Germany

The Budget Committee of the German Parliament has decided to expand LNG funding for seagoing vessels. The corresponding proposal by Rüdiger Kruse, member of the Hamburg parliament, had received broad support in the committee.

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In search of solutions for the energy supply of the future

In search of solutions for the energy supply of the future

What can the energy supply in Germany look like in the future? What role does LNG play in this? What opportunities and risks does it entail? And: Does Germany need its own terminal to import LNG? This was discussed by 20 representatives of environmental associations, politics, science and industry at the LNG Dialogue, which was conducted online by the LNG.Agentur Niedersachsen on 19 November 2020.

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