Tag: Netherlands

EU rapeseed-based biodiesel prices hit record high as Rhine challenges continue to bite

EU rapeseed-based biodiesel prices hit record high as Rhine challenges continue to bite

November 12, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that ongoing logistical challenges due to the Rhine River’s continued low levels have pushed rapeseed-based biodiesel to an all-time high of $1,422/mt FOB ARA, more than $100 per ton higher than the week prior. In line with higher RME prices, the premium for RME over FAME 0 also hit an […]

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15MW wood-fired district heat plant in Lelystad put into operation

15MW wood-fired district heat plant in Lelystad put into operation

October 11, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, the 15MW wood-fired heating plant in Lelystad, the Netherlands, turnkey supplied by HoSt and commissioned by heat supplier Primco, produces as of today, October 10th, sustainable heat for the district heating network of the city of Lelystad. Up to 30,000 tons of wood chips from necessary forest maintenance in the area will […]

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Boskalis to use biofuel blend on wind farm project

Boskalis to use biofuel blend on wind farm project

September 25, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) will use a biofuel blend on the Borssele Renewable Energy project to install the export cable to the Borssele offshore wind farm resulting in a more sustainable realization of this renewable energy project. The Borssele Alpha project is being executed on behalf of TenneT and is aimed […]

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GoodFuels Marine completes world’s first bunker delivery using blockchain

GoodFuels Marine completes world’s first bunker delivery using blockchain

September 20, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, GoodFuels Marine and blockchain technology and governance experts Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC) have successfully completed the world’s first bunker delivery and transaction using blockchain technology. The delivery, made to a Samskip vessel via a REINPLUS FIWADO Bunker barge in Rotterdam on September 7th, represents a landmark moment for the shipping […]

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European FAME 0 prices hit three-month low despite summer demand

European FAME 0 prices hit three-month low despite summer demand

August 16, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that even though summer demand for FAME 0 has been steady, prices have fallen to a three-month low of $874.25 per metric ton as imports continue to flow in to the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region but low levels on the Rhine keep those supplies from moving eastward. The situation isn’t likely to […]

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European waste-based biodiesel squeezed due to high stocks and falling euro

European waste-based biodiesel squeezed due to high stocks and falling euro

August 14, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that growing stocks of biodiesel made from both UCO and tallow, considered second generation fuels in Europe because they are produced from waste feedstock, prices have fallen and the market expects UCOME and TME to remain bearish throughout the rest of the year. With waste feedstocks primarily imported in dollars […]

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European T2 ethanol prices near seven-month high

European T2 ethanol prices near seven-month high

July 30, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that logistical problems along the Rhine due to dry weather and low river levels have squeezed European ethanol stocks sufficiently to push prices towards seven-month highs at $560/cu m. Stronger feedstock prices—such as milling wheat that recently hit a three-year high—have also contributed to the ethanol price increase but not […]

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RME-FAME 0 spread jumps 20-fold on year to $80 per ton

RME-FAME 0 spread jumps 20-fold on year to $80 per ton

July 30, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that the spread for rapeseed-based biodiesel against FAME 0 rose to the highest level in five months at $80 per metric ton, 20 times higher than in July 2-17, due to huge stock levels for FAME 0 as imports from Argentina continue to come in and stronger RME prices. Europe’s […]

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Argent Energy buys Amsterdam Biodiesel plant

Argent Energy buys Amsterdam Biodiesel plant

July 24, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Argent Energy Netherlands B.V. has reached an agreement to acquire the biodiesel production, tank storage and cleaning facilities of the Amsterdam-based Simadan Group and expects the deal to be completed by early September. The deal is subject to various conditions being met, including the agreement to the transactions from regulatory authorities. The […]

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Enerkem’s MSW-to-methanol plant brings together Port of Rotterdam with Akso Nobel and Air Liquide

Enerkem’s MSW-to-methanol plant brings together Port of Rotterdam with Akso Nobel and Air Liquide

July 19, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Enerkem is teaming with not just the Port of Rotterdam but also Akso Nobel and Air Liquide on a MSW-to-methanol plant at the port, where more than 2 million metric tons of MSW are imported annually. Akso Nobel is seen as a key offtaker of the methanol produced from the project as […]

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