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DSV becomes first Etihad Cargo partner to purchase SAF

DSV becomes first Etihad Cargo partner to purchase SAF

November 30, 2022 |

In United Arab Emirates, Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has announced that DSV Global Transport and Logistics has become the carrier’s first partner to purchase sustainable aviation fuel to offset the carbon emissions of its cargo shipment. Via the book and claim system, Etihad Cargo facilitated DSV’s SAF purchase, […]

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Neste, Airbus ink agreement to advance the use of 100% SAF

Neste, Airbus ink agreement to advance the use of 100% SAF

November 30, 2022 |

In Finland, Neste said it has signed an agreement with Airbus to advance the use of sustainable aviation fuel within the aviation sector.  Neste said that this collaboration is laying the foundation for Airbus and Neste to explore business opportunities together and jointly promote the production and use of sustainable aviation fuel. The focus will […]

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Engineers India secures MRPL order for SAF plant

Engineers India secures MRPL order for SAF plant

November 30, 2022 |

In India, local newspaper Business Standard reported that Engineers India recently secured an order from Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals (MRPL) to carry out preparation works for a SAF plant. The firm has been selected by MRPL for preparation of basic engineering design package (BDEP), detailed feasibility report (DFR) and pre-project activities for the SAF facility. […]

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Vueling and Cepsa operate over 75 flights with SAF from Seville airport

Vueling and Cepsa operate over 75 flights with SAF from Seville airport

November 30, 2022 |

In Spain, Europa Press reported that local airline Vueling and Cepsa will operate more than 75 flights with sustainable aviation fuel from Seville airport, within the framework of their collaboration agreement signed in April this year to accelerate the decarbonization of air transport. The flights, which began last Friday and will continue in the coming […]

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TotalEnergies and ENEOS to carry out feasibility study for SAF project in Japan

TotalEnergies and ENEOS to carry out feasibility study for SAF project in Japan

November 30, 2022 |

In Japan, TotalEnergies and ENEOS Corporation said they will pursue a feasibility study for a sustainable aviation fuel production unit at the ENEOS Wakayama refinery in Arida, Japan. The study was initially planned for the ENEOS Negishi refinery, but industrial, technical and competitiveness criteria have led ENEOS and TotalEnergies to select the Wakayama refinery instead. […]

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Technip Energies secures contract for SAF production at TotalEnergies Grandpuits platform

Technip Energies secures contract for SAF production at TotalEnergies Grandpuits platform

November 30, 2022 |

In France, Technip Energies said it has been awarded a contract by TotalEnergies for the production of Sustainable Aviation Fuels at the Grandpuits refinery in France. The firm noted that this contract covers the engineering, procurement services and construction assistance (EPsCa) for the conversion of the Grandpuits refinery into a zero-crude platform oriented towards SAF. […]

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Faridabad to have first waste-to-methanol plant by end-2023

Faridabad to have first waste-to-methanol plant by end-2023

November 24, 2022 |

In India, Hindustan Times reported that the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has identified 8 acres of land in Faridabad’s Sihi to set up a waste-to-methanol plant, where 500 tons of waste will be converted into methanol on a daily basis, said officials, adding that According to the report, the corporation is likely to sign […]

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Pangaia launches new ACTIVEWEAR 3.0 collection using bio-based materials

Pangaia launches new ACTIVEWEAR 3.0 collection using bio-based materials

November 24, 2022 |

In the UK, Pressat reported that materials science brand Pangaia has chosen EVO bio-based yarn by Fulgar for the launch of its new Activewear 3.0 collection. “The activewear sector generally uses materials with entirely petro-chemical origins, reflecting a need for significant benefits in moisture absorption and performance. However, the introduction of a greater number of […]

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Neste, CIM ink deal to enable the fulfillment of France’s SAF blending obligations 

Neste, CIM ink deal to enable the fulfillment of France’s SAF blending obligations 

November 24, 2022 |

In Finland, Neste and CIM, part of NOVEN Group in France announced their collaboration to enable the supply of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel into France.  Neste noted that the collaboration enables fuel marketing companies to comply with the French mandate for sustainable aviation fuel, which has set a requirement to include a minimum of […]

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Neste gets A3 issuer rating from Moody’s

Neste gets A3 issuer rating from Moody’s

November 24, 2022 |

In Finland, Neste reported that Moody’s Investors Service has assigned the company an A3 long term issuer rating and a baseline credit assessment (bca) of baa1. The Finnish company noted that Moody’s rating rationale highlights Neste’s strong business profile with high profitability as a global producer of renewable products, the competitive advantage in sourcing waste […]

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