Containership (lead): Station provider and fleet operator
G-Volution: Dual fuel conversion technology supplier
Trial funded trucks:
20 LNG MAN trucks with G-Volution dual fuel conversions operated by Containership
Trial funded refuelling stations:
1 LNG station based in Teesport planned for September 2015.
Containerships (UK) Ltd. is based in Teesport, and operates its own fleet of ships as well as trucks delivering around the UK. It is part of the ContainerShips Group which has 19 offices around Europe and a wide shipping network from the Baltic to the Eastern Mediterranean. The Group as a whole has a high level commitment to reduce environmental impact, and sees the opportunity to develop the use of LNG in trucks as of strategic importance, given the possible synergies with the coming introduction of LNG as a shipping fuel.
The Go-Truck project will introduce G-volution's patented dual fuel Optimiser (see below) into 20 MAN 44t HGVs operated by ContainerShips, and provide a publically-accessible LNG refuelling station at Teesport. Vehicles currently refuelling at Teesport's BOC station.
G-volution is a specialist company responsible for the design, development, manufacture and patenting of the G-volution Optimiser. This unique multi-fuelling technology is a recipient of the Shell Springboard award, and G-volution maintains a strong team of leading engineers in the field of dual fuel technology. Through these projects, G-volution will bring methane-diesel dual-fuel capability to two leading truck marques within the UK (and European) markets using British engineering experience.