Tag: Netherlands

Port of Rotterdam to study clean fuel bunkering station in Dordrecht

Port of Rotterdam to study clean fuel bunkering station in Dordrecht

October 17, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, the Port of Rotterdam wants to develop a new multifuel bunker station for the refuelling of biodiesel, LNG and other cleaner fuels. Krabbegors/Duivelseiland at Dordrecht Inland Seaport has been designated as the location for this bunker station. Port of Rotterdam and PitPoint.LNG signed a letter of intent to jointly further investigate the […]

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Dutch ambassador to Malaysia said member states and European Commission not behind Parliament’s palm oil ban

Dutch ambassador to Malaysia said member states and European Commission not behind Parliament’s palm oil ban

October 11, 2017 |

In Malaysia, the Ambassador to Malaysia from the Netherlands says the European Union member states nor the European Commission have a position on the recommendation made by the European Parliament to end the use of palm oil in biodiesel by 2020, instead saying that a balanced approach must be found that takes into consideration the […]

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T2 ethanol prices slip to 10-month low as beet sugar market deregulates

T2 ethanol prices slip to 10-month low as beet sugar market deregulates

October 2, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, with the deregulation of the European sugarbeet industry, T2 ethanol prices have fallen to a 10-month low in expectation that more ethanol will soon be available on the market as the beet harvest kicks into gear. With lower prices expected in October, buyers stayed on the sidelines during the last week of […]

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European T2 ethanol prices sink to six-month low ahead of sugar deregulation

European T2 ethanol prices sink to six-month low ahead of sugar deregulation

September 25, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, T2 ethanol prices sank to a six-month low last week in light of increased beet-based ethanol production expected to enter the market from October when the EU’s sugar regime is deregulated. Prices have been falling since July in expectation of significant supplies preparing to enter the European market. Weak sugar prices may […]

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European T2 ethanol prices jump to one-month high despite October bringing more supplies

European T2 ethanol prices jump to one-month high despite October bringing more supplies

September 19, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, European T2 ethanol prices are seeing some recovery thanks to maintenance season that took some production capacity offline, bringing prices back up to one-month highs. Beet-based ethanol producers are expected to ramp up production come October after the European beet sugar quota system ends, but the higher prices have taken that increased […]

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Strong euro supports biodiesel prices despite falling veg oils

Strong euro supports biodiesel prices despite falling veg oils

August 30, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, despite falling vegetable oil prices weighing on biodiesel prices, the opposite is happening in Europe thanks to the strongest euro against the dollar in 32 months. The currency support is helping to offset what would normally be falling prices in light of the uncertainty regarding anti-dumping measures on biodiesel imports. Anti-dumping duties […]

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European T2 ethanol prices fall to 18-week low as bearish trend continues

European T2 ethanol prices fall to 18-week low as bearish trend continues

August 23, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, European T2 ethanol continues its bearish trend, hitting an 18-week low on the back of falling milling wheat prices and the upcoming liberalization of the sugar program that will bring on significantly more feedstock availability to the market come October. Fundamentals for the month haven’t changed, however, leaving the market to focus […]

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European T2 ethanol prices sink to 15-week low

European T2 ethanol prices sink to 15-week low

August 14, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, T2 ethanol prices continue to fall in light of increased imports and higher margins post-maintenance period encouraging producers to boost production. Prices last week hit Eur551/cu m, the lowest in 15 weeks. With the upcoming sugarbeet harvest along with the former Abengoa Salamanca ethanol plant coming back online, prices for Q4 aren’t […]

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Eindhoven University of Technology students unveil first bus system powered by formic acid

Eindhoven University of Technology students unveil first bus system powered by formic acid

August 9, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, Team FAST, a student team from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), unveiled the design of the world’s first system that allows a bus to drive on formic acid. Their self-built system comprises an electric bus that is hooked up to a small trailer –which the students have christened ‘REX’ –in which formic acid […]

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European T2 ethanol falls to three-month low on increased supplies

European T2 ethanol falls to three-month low on increased supplies

August 1, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, with more supply on the market and demand falling as of the end of July, T2 ethanol prices fell to their lowest in three months. Winter demand is already covered and some believe the former Abengoa plant in Salamanca, Spain, although small, could be back online by year’s end following a trial […]

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