Tag: Netherlands

Koole to expand biodiesel storage and block train facilities at Rotterdam port

Koole to expand biodiesel storage and block train facilities at Rotterdam port

June 5, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Koole announced it will further expand its biodiesel storage portfolio and block train rail facility at Koole Tankstorage Minerals. This new development will enable customers to centralize their biodiesel and diesel storage portfolio at one site with  “high end” logistics. This expansion will increase the rail capacity to a level unprecedented in the […]

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Strukton Rail becomes the first in the Netherlands to use sustainable biofuels

Strukton Rail becomes the first in the Netherlands to use sustainable biofuels

May 29, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Strukton Rail, together with GoodFuels (supplier of sustainable biofuels) and Hans de Baat Olieprodukten BV (distributor), signed a multi-year cooperation agreement to reduce the CO 2 emissions of the rollers (cranes on lorries) by switching from fossil fuels to sustainable biofuels. This makes Strukton Rail’s crane company the first party in the […]

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European ethanol producers suffer from seriously negative crush margins

European ethanol producers suffer from seriously negative crush margins

May 22, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that T2 ethanol margins are at the lowest seen in three years at negative $48 per metric ton as European wheat prices soar to $208/mt due to dry weather conditions that have many concerned about yields from the upcoming harvest. Corn ethanol producers aren’t having a great time either although […]

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KLM teams with Södra on Swedish aviation biofuel

KLM teams with Södra on Swedish aviation biofuel

May 16, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is flying to Växjö, Sweden every day and does so as sustainable as possible. This means KLM not only purchases sustainable biojet fuel for the route, it also compensates the total remaining carbon dioxide emissions of all flights through KLM’s CO2ZERO service. To make flights to Växjö as […]

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Bin2Barrel builds plastic-to-fuels plant at Port of Amsterdam

Bin2Barrel builds plastic-to-fuels plant at Port of Amsterdam

May 10, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, in the port of Amsterdam construction has started on a new facility that will convert non-recyclable plastic into fuel for the transport sector, which will cut down CO₂ emission by 57,000 tons per year. It is the first project of Bin2Barrel, a Dutch company focusing on the development of Plastic-to projects. This […]

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Dutch NGO report says sustainability certification schemes give false confidence

Dutch NGO report says sustainability certification schemes give false confidence

May 7, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, many certification schemes which supposedly help consumers make environmentally friendly decisions when buying food and biofuels containing palm oil were found to stand in the way of sustainability and should undergo significant reform, according to a new report. The findings come in new research from the Changing Markets Foundation, which investigated whether […]

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European FAME 0 slips into backwardation due to influx of Q2 biodiesel imports

European FAME 0 slips into backwardation due to influx of Q2 biodiesel imports

May 1, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that an influx of biodiesel imports expected this summer have sent FAME 0 prices into backwardation of around $45/ton from prompt physical to Q3 paper levels despite a typical uptick in demand from summer driving that would have supported prices instead. Almost half a million metric tons from Indonesia, Malaysia […]

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Clean Electricity Generation and Stork team on biocoal plants around the world

Clean Electricity Generation and Stork team on biocoal plants around the world

April 18, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, at several locations around the world, a partnership of international companies will start construction of facilities, where biocoal will be produced on a commercial scale. This biocoal can be used as sustainable fuel in power plants and heating installations all over the world. The partnership is initiated by Clean Electricity Generation (CEG) and Stork. Stork, a Fluor Company, will build and maintain the […]

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European UCOME prices seen bearish until Q3 due to FAME 0 glut

European UCOME prices seen bearish until Q3 due to FAME 0 glut

April 10, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that 90%-91% GHG savings UCOME is stuck in a bearish market until the FAME 0 supplies can be worn down and push prices for the fuel up higher. With FAME 0 so cheap, demand is almost non-existent for UCOME. With more biodiesel imports from Indonesia on its way, prospects for […]

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European T2 ethanol falls to 18-month low on high stocks and seasonal imports

European T2 ethanol falls to 18-month low on high stocks and seasonal imports

April 2, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, ICIS reports that FOB Rotterdam EU T2 ethanol prices have fallen to $522 per cubic meter, the lowest since September 2016, pushing crush margins into negative territory for European producers. With the European Union capping conventional ethanol at 7% through 2020 and likely further through 2030, traders see the European market in […]

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