Tag: Netherlands

Royal Vopak expands its Jakarta terminal to boost biofuels storage and blending

Royal Vopak expands its Jakarta terminal to boost biofuels storage and blending

February 19, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Royal Vopak announces the expansion with 100.000 cbm for the storage of gasoline and biofuels of the PT Jakarta Tank Terminal (JTT), a joint venture company in Indonesia between Royal Vopak and PT AKR Corporindo Tbk (AKR). The expansion will take the total tank capacity of JTT to more than 350,000 cbm. […]

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Potential ethanol arb window could open up between EU and ARA

Potential ethanol arb window could open up between EU and ARA

February 6, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, an arbitration window between the US and Rotterdam could open up in the next couple of weeks thanks to 13-month low ethanol that is helping to make the fuel more attractive. The regional exports from Germany and Hungary mixed with those from Latin America s expected to weigh down the market that […]

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GoodFuels Marine teams with bunker fuel company to get marine biofuels in inland NW Europe

GoodFuels Marine teams with bunker fuel company to get marine biofuels in inland NW Europe

January 25, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, VARO Energy subsidiary REINPLUS FIWADO Bunker and GoodFuels Marine will work together to make European inland shipping more sustainable. As a result, the sustainable advanced biofuels from GoodFuels Marine are now also available at the port of Rotterdam, and will be available along inland shipping routes in the Netherlands through the REINPLUS […]

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European biodiesel premiums slide as gas oil futures rise

European biodiesel premiums slide as gas oil futures rise

January 1, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that European biodiesel premiums fell to nearly three-year lows last week as the RME premium fell to $328/mt FOB ARA, the lowest in 31 months and down $1/mt on the week, while FAME 0 premium slid $26/mt on the week to $224/mt FOB ARA, the lowest in 32 months. Gas […]

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Dutch researchers create maps of GHG emissions from biofuel production

Dutch researchers create maps of GHG emissions from biofuel production

November 23, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, a team of scientists charted greenhouse gas emissions resulting from biofuel production, presenting them as global maps. Dedicated crops grown on grasslands, savannahs and abandoned agricultural lands could provide around 30 exajoules per year (i.e. a third of current global energy consumption for transport) with relatively low CO2 emissions measured over the […]

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RME premium over FAME-0 hits five-year high

RME premium over FAME-0 hits five-year high

November 14, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, the premium for rapeseed-based biodiesel over FAME-0 reached a five-year high Friday at $181.75/mt as a result of short RME supplies going into the winter months while incoming Argentine soy-based biodiesel supplies pushed down FAME-0 prices. Low water levels on the Rhine are keeping RME away from Europe’s main ARA distribution center. […]

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Europe phases out FAME-0 for the winter pushing prices down

Europe phases out FAME-0 for the winter pushing prices down

November 8, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, the influx of Argentine biodiesel into the European market following the lowering of anti-dumping duties in late September has helped to drag down the FAME-0 premium over gasoil futures to near 30-month lows. Simultaneously, the premium for rapeseed-based biodiesel hit five-year highs over FAME-0 due to low water levels on the Rhine […]

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T2 ethanol prices slump to 11-month low ahead of flood of beet-based supplies

T2 ethanol prices slump to 11-month low ahead of flood of beet-based supplies

October 19, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, T2 ethanol prices have slumped to an 11-month low of $542/cu m on the back of increased supplies from sugarbeet-based ethanol following the de-regulation of the European Union’s sugarbeet market. Spanish and South American cargos have also recently arrived in Rotterdam, helping to further bring down the price. Most beet-based ethanol is […]

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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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