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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 November 2016

Poseidon Med II engages National Authorities towards the development of the regulatory framework for the LNG bunkering in Greece

Poseidon Med II engages National Authorities towards the development of the regulatory framework for the LNG bunkering in Greece Poseidon Med II partners exchanged views with representatives from the Secretariat General of Ports, Port Policy Maritime Investments of the Hellenic Ministry of Shipping Maritime Affairs Insular Policy, on the development of the national regulatory framework for the use of LNG as an alternative fuel for vessels. The workshop was held at Revithoussa LNG Terminal on 24th October 2016. In the beginning of the workshop, public officials and project partners had the opportunity to be guided around the...

25 October 2016

The pros & cons of LNG as marine fuel in the Mediterranean Sea” under the microscope at Poseidon Med II workshop in Venice

“The pros cons of LNG as marine fuel in the Mediterranean Sea” under the microscope at Poseidon Med II workshop in Venice Three major projects co-financed by the European Union’s Connecting Europe Facility -all dealing with the potential of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a fuel for the future in the Mediterranean- convened recently at the Venice Port Authority, concurring that there is technology in place that can make LNG both feasible and commercially viable in meeting current and future demands and challenges. The meeting, which took place on 13th October 2016, was hosted within the framework of a...

20 September 2016

Technical workshop on LNG Bunkering operations in Piraeus Port

Technical workshop on LNG Bunkering operations in Piraeus Port A one and half day workshop on risk assessment of LNG bunkering operations in Piraeus Port was hosted by European co-funded project Poseidon Med II in Port premises on 19 20th September 2016. This event is the last in the series of workshops organised by Poseidon Med II project, which focused on feasible scenarios for LNG bunkering installations and potential appropriate sites within the project ports, setting the foundations for the technical studies development. Piraeus workshop began with an overview of the state of the relevant studies developed during the first...

16 September 2016

Poseidon Med II discussion on “LNG fuelling the future of the Eastern Mediterranean” in Limassol Cyprus

Poseidon Med II discussion on “LNG fuelling the future of the Eastern Mediterranean” in Limassol Cyprus The prospects of LNG as marine fuel and the energy profile of Cyprus were the main areas of discussion among the key stakeholders, during the event organised by the EU-funded Poseidon Med II project at the Amathus Beach Hotel in Limassol on Friday 16 September 2016 The event brought together high-level governmental representatives, local stakeholders, delegates from marine and energy industry as well as Poseidon Med II project partners. The scope of the event was to provide an update of Poseidon Med II project as well...

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