Tag: Singapore

Singing a song in Singapore: GoodFuels Marine, BHP, and MPA collaborate on biofuels during closed-door roundtable

Singing a song in Singapore: GoodFuels Marine, BHP, and MPA collaborate on biofuels during closed-door roundtable

September 24, 2017 |

In Singapore, a closed-door biofuel roundtable organized by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, BHP and GoodFuels Marine, brought some excitement to the maritime biofuels world – almost as much excitement as when we first saw Monty Python’s the Knights of the Roundtable song and dance. While we didn’t hear about any dancing or […]

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BHP Billiton teams with Good Fuels for biofuel bunkering operation in Singapore

BHP Billiton teams with Good Fuels for biofuel bunkering operation in Singapore

September 21, 2017 |

In Singapore, BHP Billiton has teamed with Good Fuels to trial the first biofuel bunkering operation at the Port of Singapore. One of BHP Billiton’s vessels is expected to be bunkered as part of the project with other shipowners expected to participate at a later date.

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NE Asia hydrous ethanol prices fall to 11-month low on Brazilian weakness

NE Asia hydrous ethanol prices fall to 11-month low on Brazilian weakness

May 31, 2017 |

In Singapore, import prices for hydrous ethanol from Brazil into the Northeast Asian region are the lowest seen since last June at $540-560/cubic meter, basis cost and freight, due to falling prices brought on by weakened demand and rainy weather that has mills producing more ethanol than sugar. The ongoing political scandal with Brazil’s president […]

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Brazilian real weighing on Asian grade b ethanol market

Brazilian real weighing on Asian grade b ethanol market

May 22, 2017 |

In Singapore, the instability of the Brazilian Real and its impact on the global ethanol market is keeping the Asian grade b market on its toes, with prices falling by as much as $50 per cubic meter as a result of the Real’s slide last Friday. But changing import policies into Brazil could mean that […]

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Singapore Airlines launches first of 12 biojet flights on San Francisco route

Singapore Airlines launches first of 12 biojet flights on San Francisco route

May 3, 2017 |

In Singapore, Singapore Airlines (SIA), in partnership with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), has started operating a series of 12 ‘green package’ flights over a three-month period on its non-stop San Francisco-Singapore route. Featuring SIA’s latest-generation and most fuel-efficient aircraft – the Airbus A350-900 – the ‘green package’ flights are the first in […]

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SE Asia fuel ethanol prices rise on CBOT ethanol futures

SE Asia fuel ethanol prices rise on CBOT ethanol futures

April 6, 2017 |

In Singapore, Southeast Asian ethanol futures are tracking CBOT higher at $518-$522 per cubic meter, following USDA estimates that US corn farmers would reduce planted area by 4% this year. Prices may rise further in the coming weeks as US producers head into maintenance season. Brazil and Asian countries compete for US ethanol imports during […]

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Singapore shifts diesel taxes to volumetric as lead in to carbon tax

Singapore shifts diesel taxes to volumetric as lead in to carbon tax

February 20, 2017 |

In Singapore, in an effort to tax carbon emissions, the government has implemented a S$0.10 per liter duty on all diesel, both automotive and industrial, in an effort to promote a switch toward cleaner fuels. The tax on diesel vehicles is currently a lump annual sum but will switch to a volumetric tax in an […]

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Neste looks to increase renewable production capacity in US and Singapore

Neste looks to increase renewable production capacity in US and Singapore

February 9, 2017 |

In Finland, Neste’s CEO said during 2016 full-year reporting that the company will continue to implement its global renewables growth strategy. The demand for renewable products is expected to continue growing globally. Neste’s renewables capacity increase program will include both debottlenecking of the existing production capacity to 3 million tons by 2020, and building of […]

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Agritrade and Solfuels buy former Delta American Fuel biodiesel plant for $2.97 million

Agritrade and Solfuels buy former Delta American Fuel biodiesel plant for $2.97 million

December 15, 2016 |

In Singapore, Agritrade and Solfuels have together purchased the former Delta American Fuel biodiesel plant in Arkansas for $2.97 million. The 137,000 metric ton facility will be retrofitted to accommodate multi-feedstocks, including yellow grease, rendered animal fats, inedible corn oil and refined vegetable oil, and achieve a reduction in the cost of production. The fuel […]

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Noble Americas acquires remaining equity of Noble Mansfield Renewable Energy

Noble Americas acquires remaining equity of Noble Mansfield Renewable Energy

October 4, 2016 |

In Singapore, Noble Group Limited announced that on September 30, 2016, its wholly- owned subsidiary, Noble Americas Corp. increased its equity interest in Noble Mansfield Renewable Energy, LLC from 50% to 100% by acquiring additional 50% equity interest of its total issued unit capital, for an aggregate consideration of approximately US$2.47 million. The Consideration was agreed […]

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