August 28, 2020. The Dutch LNG market leader Rolande, opens their first liquefied natural gas (LNG) station in Belgium together with partner G&V Energy Group. The partners join forces to be able to create a covering LNG network in Belgium. The years of experience of Rolande and the strategical network of G&V combined, makes it possible to move forward fast. The first LNG station is situated on the right bank of the Antwerp harbor (Kaai 528 Noorderlaan B-2030).
“We believe that transport can and needs to be more sustainable and more profitable at the same time! We strive to provide our customers with the cleanest, economically most feasible fuel of the moment: LNG and Bio-LNG. Due to the fact that we control the entire chain, offer European coverage and keep developing continuously, we truly help our customers moving forward in the area of sustainability and profitability,” according to Jolon van der Schuit, CEO of Rolande. “In succession to the Netherlands and Germany where we opened our first LNG station next month, we now also entered the Belgium market. This way we make important steps to create a full covering European LNG network that is necessary to put (Bio-) LNG as a fuel even more firmly on the map. Because of our partnership with G&V our customers can also use the strategic locations of G&V in Belgium.”
The new Antwerp station is part of the BIOLNG4EU project, that is 50% co-financed from the Connecting Europe Facility program and stimulated the further roll-out of (Bio-)LNG in roadtransport. As part of this project, Rolande invests in the production of Bio-LNG and opens four new stations for Bio-LNG blends in the Netherlands and Belgium. The Antwerp station is the first of these four stations that are planned for the upcoming period.