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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

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...

28 July 2016

Poseidon Med II introduces “LNG as fuel era” to Heraklion Port

Poseidon Med II introduces “LNG as fuel era” to Heraklion Port Poseidon Med II held on 20th – 22nd July 2016 a technical dissemination workshop focused on LNG bunkering potential at Heraklion Port The three-day event started with a technical workshop and on-site survey of Heraklion Port area, assessing the prospects for developing LNG bunkering installations within the port. During the workshop 35 participants actively contributed to open group discussions on the operability issues surrounding LNG bunkering, technology, safety provisions and regulations. A fuel calculation review of LNG fuel requirements for one currently operating type of fast ferry on...

05 July 2016

Poseidon Med II ensures LNG bunkering operations in Patras Port

Poseidon Med II ensures LNG bunkering operations in Patras Port On 28th 29th June 2016 Poseidon Med II held a technical workshop in Patras Port focused on LNG bunkering operations, technology, infrastructure, safety provisions, and regulatory framework. The workshop began with on-site survey of Patras Port area, discussing the feasible scenarios for LNG bunkering installations and potential appropriate sites within the port, setting the foundations for the technical studies development. During the workshop, through the active contribution of 28 participants, a fuel calculation review of LNG fuel requirements for two currently operating types of Ro-Pax vessels on the Bari and...

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...

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Poseidonmed Wave studies and other port infrastructure engineering designs on screen by C.Solomonidis from Rogan Associates https://t.co/i7PY5LjcOd
Poseidonmed Project fleet of vessels presented by I. Bakas from Helengi Engineering https://t.co/3mPXH5Hw68