This new addition expands the roster of involved companies to 39 members.
Chart was responsible for building the marine sector's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering station back in 2003. Recently completed projects include terminals in Klaipeda and Jacksonville, Florida. Their fuel systems are onboard multiple LNG powered vessels, including the Francisco high speed ferry and various fleets of barges. Chart's inclusion in the coalition should broaden its perspective on issues related to infrastructure and emissions.
Peter Keller, SEA\LNG chairman, commented: "We are thrilled to welcome another member from North America. Chart is a highly respected equipment and solution provider working across the LNG value chain and we look forward to working together with a company that is at the heart of the energy revolution."
Jill Evanko, President and CEO, Chart, added, "[…] As members of SEA\LNG, we expect to further enhance LNG as a commercially viable and environmentally sound marine fuel for 2020 and beyond, while contributing to a cleaner future for the communities in which our equipment and solutions are used."
Since its launch in 2016, SEA\LNG has been continuously growing, bringing together companies from a variety of sectors lined to the marine value chain. These include shipping companies, classification societies, ports, major LNG suppliers, LNG bunkering companies, infrastructure provides and OEMs (original equipment manufacturers.