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Planning permission received for de-odorisation plant
In late October, the regional authorities in Freiburg granted planning permission for the de-odorisation plant near Schwörstadt (in the district of Lörrach in Baden-Württemberg). Preparatory construction activities are already underway.
A first in Belgium: seven leading players sign cooperation agreement for the transport of hydrogen
The climate target to reduce CO2 emissions in Belgium by 80% by 2050 compared to 2005 levels is a major challenge. Hydrogen has an important role to play in the mix of solutions to achieve results. That is why Deme, Engie, Exmar, Fluxys, Port of Antwerp, Port of Zeebrugge and WaterstofNet are joining forces. A joint study serves as a basis to coordinate delivery of concrete projects that shape the production, transport and storage of hydrogen.
Fluxys with Gas for Climate supports the EU Green Deal
Having embraced climate neutrality since its inception in 2017, Fluxys with the Gas for Climate consortium welcomes the increase in ambition level to fight climate change as reflected in the EU Green Deal.
Gazprom and Fluxys sign Framework Agreement on small-scale LNG cooperation
Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Pascal De Buck, Fluxys Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, today signed in Paris a Framework Agreement on small-scale LNG cooperation in the European market.
Fluxys invests in innovative gas technology and acquires a stake in boostHEAT
Brussels/Lyon, 16 December 2016 – Six years after it was founded in 2011, boostHEAT is raising funds in a bid to finance the industrialisation phase of its thermodynamic boiler. Fluxys has decided to enter the capital of the company and will have a 7.39% share in the company as well as a member in the Board.
Commercial commissioning of the Dunkirk regasification terminal
On 1 January 2017, commercial operations started up at the Dunkirk regasification terminal. This commissioning draws a line under one of the largest industrial construction sites in France.
World’s first top category ice class LNG carrier calls at Zeebrugge LNG terminal
The world’s first top category ice class LNG carrier has docked at the Zeebrugge liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal for a series of scheduled operations. The vessel will be serving the Yamal LNG production terminal under construction in North Siberia.
World's first purpose-built LNG Bunkering Vessel delivered to ENGIE, Fluxys, Mitsubishi Corporation and NYK
ENGIE, Fluxys, Mitsubishi Corporation, and NYK have taken delivery of the world’s first purpose built liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel (LBV) from Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co. Ltd., at the Yeongdo shipyard in Busan, Korea. She will run on LNG for her maiden voyage, after a few days of loading LNG delivered by trucks at the shipyard.
Transporter Eric Mattheeuws and Fluxys are joining forces to construct a CNG filling station in Veurne
In 2014, transporter Eric Mattheeuws and natural gas infrastructure company Fluxys built a liquefied natural gas (LNG) filling station for heavy trucks at the haulage company's premises in Veurne. Now the two partners are joining forces again to expand the facility, adding a publicly accessible compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station.
Ship-to-ship LNG bunkering service started in the port of Zeebrugge
The bunkering vessel ENGIE Zeebrugge performed in the port of Zeebrugge, Belgium, its first deliveries of LNG (liquefied natural gas) as a marine fuel to M/V AUTO ECO and M/V AUTO ENERGY, the two new gas-propelled pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs) of UECC. The LNG bunkering operations were conducted at the same time that the cargo operations for PCTCs were taking place.
Fluxys merger with wholly owned subsidiary Fluxys Finance
Fluxys today has undertaken an acquisition merger with its wholly owned subsidiary Fluxys Finance that was in charge of the centralised management of cash funds and financing within the group. These activities will now be carried out by Fluxys itself.
LNG bunkering barge FlexFueler002 delivered to owners to start servicing the Antwerp port and region for cleaner shipping
Fluxys and Titan LNG have built the FlexFueler 002 LNG bunkering barge to support the shipping industry in its switch to cleaner operations in the Antwerp port and region. The vessel will make liquefied natural gas (LNG) more widely available as alternative shipping fuel from its home location at Quay 526/528 as from February 2021.
Important step in the development of the hydrogen economy: plan for the first industrial power-to-gas installation in Belgium (Zeebrugge)
Eoly (part of Colruyt Group), Parkwind and Fluxys want to build an installation in Zeebrugge to convert renewable electricity into green hydrogen on an industrial scale. The feasibility study for the project turned out positive and today, the consortium is issuing a call for tenders for its construction. The partners aim to take a final investment decision after the summer.
IPFH and Fluxys join forces to develop energy transition projects in Hainaut province
Hainaut-based intermunicipal company IPFH has entered into a collaboration agreement with Fluxys – a tangible way for both players to help make Europe a carbon-neutral continent by 2050, in line with the European Union's objectives.
KU Leuven and Fluxys team up to test hydrogen panels
Researchers at KU Leuven have developed game-changing hydrogen panels that are garnering attention from around the world. Fluxys recently installed several of these panels on the green roof of its Anderlecht lab with a view to joining forces with the university and conducting extensive tests for a year.
Fluxys & Hanseatic Energy Hub’s shareholders partnering in Stade LNG terminal project
Gas infrastructure company Fluxys and shareholders of Hanseatic Energy Hub, developer of the LNG terminal project in Stade near Hamburg, have agreed on Fluxys joining the project as industrial partner.
Fluxys partner in Brazilian gas transmission system operator TBG
Gas infrastructure company Fluxys and institutional investor EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG) have completed the announced transfer of EIG’s minority stake in Brazilian gas transmission system operator TBG.
Regulated information - This press release relays the information contained in the notification received by Fluxys Belgium from Fluxys SA and Publigaz SCRL. In its capacity as an issuer of shares with its registered office in Belgium, Fluxys Belgium disseminates this information in accordance with the legislation on transparency (Title II of the law of 2 May 2007 and the Royal Decree of 14 February 2008).
Regulated information: 2017 results
- Regulated turnover remains stable
- Net profit increases by €21.8 million, €16.2 million of which is due to the one-off impact of tax reform
- Tax reform has positive impact on future tariffs but no effect on the dividend to be paid out
- Fluxys Belgium proposes to the Annual General Meeting on 8 May 2018 a gross dividend of €1.23 per share
- Successful long-term bond issue worth €350 million
- Investments: €83.4 million, mainly for the construction of the fifth tank at the Zeebrugge LNG terminal
- Belgian network plays key role as a natural gas crossroads: border-to-border transmission volumes up 20%
- Gas-fired power plants crucial to security of electricity supply
- Belgian gas trading still growing steadily
- Transmission tariffs drop by approximately 7.5% in 2018
- Natural gas as a fuel for transport continues to rise
First transshipment at Zeebrugge LNG terminal
The Zeebrugge LNG terminal performed its first direct ship-to-ship transfer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) today. The successful completion of the operation marks the start of LNG transshipment services at the facility.
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