A partnership including Calgary-based Ferus Natural Gas Fuels has unveilled plans to build in Florida the first U.S. terminal to supply liquefied natural gas as fuel for cargo ships, reports 'The Calgary Herald'.
The Eagle LNG partnership was announced in September 2013, and includes Ferus, General Electric Co. and Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the transportation-fuel company co-founded by billionare investor T. Boone Pickens; all three are equal equity partners in the project.
Citing Ferus chief executive Dick Brown, 'The Calgary Herald', says that Eagle LNG Partners recently settled on a site for the plant in Jacksonville, Fla. It is to be the first of five in the United States to provide super-cooled natural gas to the transportation industry.
The newspaper adds that Harvey Gulf International Marine LLC is building an LNG fueling terminal in Port Fourchon, La., for ships supporting offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
Source: 'The Calgary Herald'