Tag: Coast Guard

Marine Manufacturers OK 16 percent biobutanol blends for recreational marine engines

Marine Manufacturers OK 16 percent biobutanol blends for recreational marine engines

June 17, 2015 |

In Washington, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced support of the use of fuels blended with up to 16 percent biobutanol in recreational marine engines. This decision follows five years of evaluation performed by NMMA with the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC), under the direction and guidance of the U.S. Department of Energy […]

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Coast Guard ship completes first biofuel-powered voyage in prep for Navy Great Green Fleet demo

Coast Guard ship completes first biofuel-powered voyage in prep for Navy Great Green Fleet demo

June 24, 2012 |

In Washington, a Coast Guard ship completed its first biofuel-powered voyage last week on a 50/50 diesel and algae oil blend. The Coast Guard has been partnering with the Navy as it prepares for its Great Green Fleet demo in the Rim of the Pacific beginning on June 29. The Navy, who provided the fuel […]

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Coast Guard, Cummins partner to study biodiesel in marine inboard engines

Coast Guard, Cummins partner to study biodiesel in marine inboard engines

December 20, 2011 |

In Washington, the Coast Guard announced its intent to enter into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Cummins, Inc., to identify and investigate the advantages, disadvantages, required technology enhancements, performance, costs, and other issues associated with using biodiesel fuel blends in marine inboard engines, with the overarching goal of reducing their Greenhouse Gas (GHG) […]

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