Glycerine seen as potential renewable marine fuel

November 21, 2013 |

In the UK, Glycerine Fuel for Engines and Marine Sustainability (GLEAMS) project undertaken by Lloyd’s Register, Aquafuel Research, Gardline Marine Sciences, Redwing Environmental and Marine South East appears to be gaining traction for using the biodiesel waste product as a potential feedstock for marine fuel. Though the infrastructure required for take up of the fuel is currently very limited, between its more thermally efficient combustion process than marine diesel oil and the fact that its relatively cheap—despite increased demand for it in biogas and other renewable energies—mean it could be a good opportunity for the greening of the marine fleet.

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