Tag: Netherlands

Dutch biodiesel producer owner and wife sentenced for fraud and/or money laundering

Dutch biodiesel producer owner and wife sentenced for fraud and/or money laundering

August 22, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, local press reports that the owner of Biodiesel Kamper, his wife and the company’s accountant were all sentenced to jail time or community service for money laundering and/or fraud. The used cooking oil-based biodiesel producer’s financial director was acquitted, however. The company also has to pay a fine of EUR400,000, less than […]

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GoodFuels teams with heavy lifter to supply marine biofuels to offshore support sector

GoodFuels teams with heavy lifter to supply marine biofuels to offshore support sector

August 19, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, leading global heavy lift shipping and offshore transportation and installation contractor Jumbo, and GoodFuels announced a joint initiative to test marine Bio-Fuel Oil on an offshore decommissioning project. Starting with an initial project, the partnership paves the way for a fossil fuel to renewables energy transition in the offshore support sector – removing infrastructure […]

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Netherlands on target for 10% biofuels for 2020 as consumption hits 8.9% in 2018

Netherlands on target for 10% biofuels for 2020 as consumption hits 8.9% in 2018

July 11, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, the country is on track to reach the European target for renewable energy for transport of 10% in 2020. This means that in 2018, the Netherlands will be well above the European average at 8.9%. This is apparent from the total report on the deployment and origin of renewable energy for transport, […]

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Jan De Nul Group focusing on use of drop-in biofuel to reduce CO2 emissions

Jan De Nul Group focusing on use of drop-in biofuel to reduce CO2 emissions

June 12, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, Jan De Nul Group is focusing on drop-in biofuel to achieve the ambitious CO₂ reduction target. With this approach and by choosing Jan De Nul Group, the Agency for Maritime and Coastal Services (known by the Dutch initials MDK), within the Department of Mobility and Public Works, has showcased its pioneering profile […]

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Vitol renames C&N Ethanol Marketing to Vitol Biofuels Marketing

Vitol renames C&N Ethanol Marketing to Vitol Biofuels Marketing

June 3, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, Vitol announced that it has renamed C&N Ethanol Marketing to Vitol Biofuels Marketing. The name change reflects Vitol’s continued commitment to developing its market leading ethanol business, both as part of its growing renewables portfolio and as a key component of its core gasoline offering. Tom Smith of Vitol Biofuels Marketing commented: […]

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Eight winners announced from 2019 Imagine Chemistry collaborative innovation challenge

Eight winners announced from 2019 Imagine Chemistry collaborative innovation challenge

May 28, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, surfactants derived from plants, eco-friendly membranes, and miniature sensors were among the eight winning ideas in the 2019 Imagine Chemistry collaborative innovation challenge, organized by Nouryon. More than 160 submissions from 30 countries were received, and the winners were chosen from 14 finalists at a three-day event at the company’s RD&I center […]

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SkyNRG chooses Haldor Topsoe’s technology for planned aviation biofuel plant

SkyNRG chooses Haldor Topsoe’s technology for planned aviation biofuel plant

May 27, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, SkyNRG has chosen Haldor Topsoe’s world-leading technology for production of renewable diesel and jet fuel for their planned facility at Delfzijl, the Netherlands. SAF will be supplied directly to aircraft at the nearby airport. As a strategic partner, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has committed to buy 75,000 tons of SAF per year for a ten-year […]

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Nouryon and Gasunie studying a planned green hydrogen unit at SkyNRG’s aviation biofuel plant

Nouryon and Gasunie studying a planned green hydrogen unit at SkyNRG’s aviation biofuel plant

May 27, 2019 |

Also in the Netherlands, Nouryon and Gasunie are studying an expansion of a planned green hydrogen unit at Delfzijl, the Netherlands. The feasibility study follows a deal to convert sustainable electricity into green hydrogen for SkyNRG. The plant, which would convert renewable electricity into green hydrogen via water electrolysis, could be scaled up from 20 […]

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University of Twente researcher look into physics of ethanol/water/oil interaction

University of Twente researcher look into physics of ethanol/water/oil interaction

May 1, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, a team of researchers working at the University of Twente has solved the mystery of why a drop of oil bounces repeatedly when dropped in a water/ethanol gradient but eventually falls to the bottom of a jar. In their paper published in the journal Physical Review Letters, the group describes their study […]

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Dutch companies team on biofuel storage tank project

Dutch companies team on biofuel storage tank project

April 11, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, SJR Tank Construction and HES Botlek Tank Terminal, a subsidiary of HES International B.V., are proud to announce a new partnership. HES Botlek Tank Terminal (HBTT) has contracted SJR Tank Construction to construct six high-quality tanks for biofuel storage. Following their successful partnership in 2017, in which seven fully-assembled tanks with a […]

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