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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

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...

24 November 2015

Poseidon Med stakeholders conference

Poseidon Med raises the stakes of LNG in the Eastern Med Area The roll out of the Poseidon Med project signifies developments in three axes: sustainability for short sea and coastal shipping, revival of the shipbuilding and manufacturing sector and development of small scale LNG supply. As getting closer to the completion of the project in the end of 2015 Poseidon Med partners held on Thursday 19 November the Poseidon Med Stakeholders Conference at Zappeion in Athens. The conference gathered over 200 attendees representing Government bodies, Foreign Embassies in Athens, banks and Shipping funds as well as members of the Shipping and...

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