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Welcome to PoseidonMed

POSEIDON MED is the LNG bunkering initiative from fellow EU countries in the Eastern Mediterranean and Adriatic Sea led by QEnergy Europe and organised by top experts in marine energy, gas and finance sectors. Its ultimate objective is to prepare in detail a global solution of infrastructure development in the Mediterranean area so that LNG can be embraced as the marine fuel of the future making thus shipping more efficient and sustainable.

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POSEIDON MED

is the first Cross European Border project

which aims to introduce LNG as the main fuel for the shipping industry and develop a sufficient infrastructure network of bunkering value chain. It focuses in the eastern Mediterranean region with five Member States (Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Croatia and Slovenia) involved.

POSEIDON MED as a Global Project aims at stirring the shipping waters in Greece and has been received enthusiastically by the shipping community, the local society, as well as the political administration.

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PoseidonMed

Fact Sheet

The Poseidon Med Projects aims to design a comprehensive value chain for the use of LNG as marine fuel in East Mediterranean and Adriatic Sea, including the development of an LNG transportation, distribution, and supply network, as well as, the establishment of a well-functioning and sustainable relative market for its demand.

Click on this link to download the Fact Sheet, in .pdf format.

Latest News & Events

07 June 2016

Poseidon Med II leads shipping to the LNG era

Poseidon Med II leads shipping to the LNG era The developmental prospects of the use of LNG as marine fuel in East Mediterranean have been presented during the Poseidon Med II awareness event at Posidonia Exhibition 2016 on Tuesday 7th June 2016. Poseidon Med II partners from the shipping and gas industry joined marine governmental officials and industry experts to exchange views about the projected developments towards the wide adoption of LNG as a safe, greener and viable alternative fuel for shipping. Secretary General of Ports, Port Policy and Maritime Investments, Christos Lampridis referred to the preparation of Ministry’s plan on the...

10 May 2016

Examining alternative ways to LNG bunkering operations in Igoumenitsa Port, during Poseidon Med II technical workshop

Examining alternative ways to LNG bunkering operations in Igoumenitsa Port, during Poseidon Med II technical workshop Poseidon Med II technical workshop was held in Igoumenitsa Port, on 5th 6th May 2016, focused on LNG bunkering operations, technology, infrastructure, safety provisions, and regulatory framework. Local stakeholders –port authority, coast guard – along with the project partners were gathered together, under the scope of the workshop, to undertake effective Hazard Identification Study and Risk Assessment for feasible types of bunkering operations at Igoumenitsa Port. “With Poseidon Med II, Igoumenitsa Port moves towards the LNG era, offering a safer, commercially available, environmental friendly...

22 February 2016

Poseidon Med continues towards a new era for LNG bunkering

Poseidon Med continues towards a new era for LNG bunkering. The successful completion of the first phase of the Poseidon Med project was confirmed and, at the same time, the next stage – Phase II was launched at an event at the European Parliament in Brussels. A ceremony held in the European Parliament on 17 February gathered to formally conclude the initial Poseidon Med project and initiate Poseidon Med II. The event brought together Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), Member States’ Permanent representatives, delegates from the European Commission, industry participants, as well as the Poseidon Med project partners. The focus of the...

09 December 2015

Will LNG be a possible alternative also for the Northern Adriatic?

An international seminar with the title Liquefied Natural Gas in the Ports of the Northern Adriatic took place in Koper. On Wednesday, 9th of December 2015, an international seminar with the title Liquefied Natural Gas in the Ports of the Northern Adriatic took place in Koper. The seminar was organised by Luka Koper as part of the activities of the Action Costa II East – Poseidon MED,which is implemented under the TEN-T program. The purpose of the seminar was to present studies about the expected demand of LNG in the region. The Directive 94/2014 on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure...

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