HAM starts up first LNG stations in Switzerland for Lidl

HAM starts up first LNG stations in Switzerland for LidlImage courtesy of HAM Group

Spanish LNG services provider HAM Group, through its units HAM Criogénica and Vakuum, has designed, built and started up two mobile units of liquefied natural gas in Switzerland.

“We have been pioneers in being the first company to provide solutions in this country, where there is still no infrastructure in LNG service stations, despite the maturity of the market and its use in neighboring European countries,” HAM Group said in its statement.

With the acquisition of these two mobile units by Lidl Switzerland, the aim is to remedy this situation, to achieve, together with its transport partners KMT, Krummen Kerzers and Thurtrans, a sustainable logistics, allowing transport of goods where none use fossil fuels.

The equipment supplied has a capacity of 40 cubic meters and technology, which allows the supply of liquefied natural gas to the different brands of trucks on the market.

During the opening of LNG mobile stations, Georg Kröll, CEO of Lidl Switzerland, said the opening of the first liquid natural gas service station in the country is an important step towards the sustainability of the company, which will be able to supply its stores without using fossil fuels by 2030.

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