Tag: b30

Indonesia boosts B30 blending volume estimate to 11.03B liters

Indonesia boosts B30 blending volume estimate to 11.03B liters

August 29, 2022 |

In Indonesia, Reuters reports the government has increased its blending estimate to 11.03 billion liters this year from 10.15 billion liters due to higher demand expected in Q4. The export levy waiver has been extended until October 31 to ensure price stability. Indonesia currently has a B30 blending mandate but is doing tests on higher […]

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Louis Dreyfus successfully completes marine B30 trial from Santos to Ghent and back

Louis Dreyfus successfully completes marine B30 trial from Santos to Ghent and back

May 2, 2022 |

In the Netherlands, Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. announced the successful completion of a biofuel trial carried out in collaboration with Wisby Tanker AB, Sweden (Wisby Tanker) on one of LDC’s upgraded Juice vessels, MV Essayra. The company used a B30 biofuel-blended marine fuel for the first time to sail from LDC’s terminal in Ghent, Belgium, […]

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TFG Marine supplies Western Bulk with 750MT of B30

TFG Marine supplies Western Bulk with 750MT of B30

February 7, 2022 |

In Switzerland, Western Bulk has taken delivery of its first carbon offset bio-blend bunker fuel (B30) from TFG Marine Pte. TFG Marine supplied 750 mt of B30 VLSFO bunker fuel to the Beks Ceyda bulk carrier in the Port of Rotterdam, with the full lifecycle emissions from the production, supply and consumption of the B30 […]

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d’Amico Group LR1 vessels to run on B30 permanently following successful trial

d’Amico Group LR1 vessels to run on B30 permanently following successful trial

February 1, 2022 |

In Italy, the joint industry project launched in June 2021 to test biofuel blend (B30) derived from renewable feedstock to power a d’Amico Group LR1 product tanker, showed very positive findings in terms of the reduction of CO2 emissions, reduced carbon intensity, and stable NOx emissions. The results of the trials showed that the biofuel […]

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B30 saved Indonesia $4.54B in FX in 2021

B30 saved Indonesia $4.54B in FX in 2021

December 29, 2021 |

In Indonesia, Antara News Agency reports the country saves $4.54 billion in foreign exchange as a result of its B30 blending mandate in 2021. This year, 9.21 billion liters of B30 were distributed by oil marketing companies while in 2022 that figure is expected to reach 10.15 billion liters, leading to further foreign exchange savings. […]

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Eurnav tests B30 on Suezmax vessel

Eurnav tests B30 on Suezmax vessel

October 11, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, as one of the first in the oil tanker industry Euronav tested a B30 biofuel on a Suezmax, the Statia (2006- 150,205 dwt). The trial with the biofuel blend from energy supplier BP was successful. Lower carbon fuels will play an important role on the journey towards shipping decarbonization. Euronav is committed […]

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DEUTZ approves up to B30 int its TCD engines

DEUTZ approves up to B30 int its TCD engines

September 1, 2021 |

In Germany, with immediate effect, DEUTZ is approving its entire TCD engine portfolio for use with paraffinic diesel fuels. This means that alternative fuels can now also be used to run DEUTZ engines that meet the EU Stage V emissions standard. At the same time, DEUTZ is approving the majority of its latest-generation engines, particularly […]

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d’Amico Group brings industry together to test B30 in tanker ships

d’Amico Group brings industry together to test B30 in tanker ships

June 3, 2021 |

In Italy, d’Amico Group has brought together a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to test the biofuel blends (B30) derived from advanced second-generation feedstock on board of one of its LR1 product tanker already in EEDI Phase 2.   This unique JIP, which brings together d’Amico Group, TRAFIGURA, ABS, RINA, Lloyd’s Register’s Fuel Oil Bunker Analysis […]

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Wärtsilä to provide 128MW of dual-fuel generating sets that will run on B30

Wärtsilä to provide 128MW of dual-fuel generating sets that will run on B30

October 21, 2020 |

In Indonesia, Wärtsilä has received contracts for a 128 MW power plant in Indonesia. The plant has been ordered by PT Freeport Indonesia, one of the world’s leading mining companies. The extended engineered equipment delivery order comprises fourteen Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel generating sets. The order for eight generating sets was placed in June 2020, and […]

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Indonesia’s B30 2020 consumption seen lower at 8B liters

Indonesia’s B30 2020 consumption seen lower at 8B liters

June 15, 2020 |

In Indonesia, Reuters reports that a combination of falling fuel demand due to COVID-19 and low petroleum prices will only see the country blend about 8 billion liters of B30 this year compared to the 9.6 billion liters previously expected. Between January and March, the country consumed 2.1 billion liters of B30. It has been […]

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