Tag: HVO

MAN Engines approves all marine engines for HVO and renewable diesels

MAN Engines approves all marine engines for HVO and renewable diesels

June 23, 2022 |

In Germany, MAN Engines has approved all marine engines from the current product range for use with renewable diesel fuel in line with the standard EN15940 in Europe and the US-American specification ASTM D975 of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) with immediate effect. This will allow customers to replace conventional petroleum-based diesel […]

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DP World Southampton completely replaces diesel with HVO

DP World Southampton completely replaces diesel with HVO

June 8, 2022 |

In the UK, DP WORLD’s container terminal at Southampton has taken a major step forward in the journey to net zero by becoming the first port in Britain to eliminate fossil diesel from its operations entirely and transition to Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO). Diesel previously accounted for 90 per cent of the terminal’s emissions but […]

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Compass Datacenters to source HVO for its on-site generators

Compass Datacenters to source HVO for its on-site generators

June 1, 2022 |

In Texas, Compass Datacenters has announced a new partnership with Foster Fuels, making Compass the first data center provider to use Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil-based biodiesel (HVO) to fuel its on-site generators. Foster Fuels will serve as Compass’ preferred green diesel provider, reaffirming both organizations’ commitment to Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reduction. “The Foster Fuels partnership is […]

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Eni updates biofuel capacity targets

Eni updates biofuel capacity targets

March 20, 2022 |

In Italy, Argus reports that Italian integrated oil firm Eni has pushed back its target to double its hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) production capacity to 2mn t/yr by one year to 2025. After that, the company said capacity will grow at a much faster pace than previously expected. Speaking at Eni’s 2022-25 strategy day, chief […]

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DB Cargo UK successfully trials 100% HVO for rail

DB Cargo UK successfully trials 100% HVO for rail

March 17, 2022 |

In the UK, DB Cargo UK has successfully trialed the use of 100% renewable Hydro-treated Vegetable Oil (HVO) as it continues to look for new and innovative ways to power its fleet and decarbonize its operations.  Ground-breaking tests have been taking place at the company’s load bank facility at Toton Traction Maintenance Depot in Nottinghamshire […]

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Oftec Ireland calling for inclusion of HVO as heating oil for decarbonization plans

Oftec Ireland calling for inclusion of HVO as heating oil for decarbonization plans

March 16, 2022 |

In Northern Ireland, Oftec Ireland is calling on the Northern Ireland government to consider a realistic approach when ‘The Decarbonizing Heat consultation’ arrives later this year because of the risk of increasing poverty levels if it is done in a way that further pressures household economies.  Heat pumps and retrofitting will be the right choice […]

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UK’s first post-pandemic arena tour cut GHG emissions 38% through HVO

UK’s first post-pandemic arena tour cut GHG emissions 38% through HVO

February 22, 2022 |

In the UK, In September 2021, Bring Me The Horizon – Post Human Tour was the first arena tour in the UK since the pandemic. The intention was to emerge with a more sustainable touring approach and the BMTH touring team and stakeholders took steps to put the positive words into action. This was the […]

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Major UK haulier transitions completely to HVO

Major UK haulier transitions completely to HVO

February 3, 2022 |

In the UK, MJD, road hauliers to blue chip companies including Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP), has announced a total transition to an Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) drop-in biofuel called GD+ across all its haulage operations from February 2022. The fuel will be used with immediate effect in MJD’s existing diesel engine trucks, with no modifications required, […]

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Eni delivers 5,000 liters of HVO to Rome airport for road vehicle use

Eni delivers 5,000 liters of HVO to Rome airport for road vehicle use

January 25, 2022 |

In Italy, a shipment of 5,000 liters of pure HVO hydrogenated biofuel arrived at Fiumicino airport from Eni’s Venice biorefinery in Porto Marghera. A further contribution to the decarbonization of road vehicles at airports. The HVO hydrogenated biofuel is used in ADR Assistance vehicles to transport passengers with reduced mobility around the airports.  An agreement […]

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UK’s Trade Remedies Authority keeps biodiesel duties in place but drops those on HVO

UK’s Trade Remedies Authority keeps biodiesel duties in place but drops those on HVO

December 15, 2021 |

In the UK, in its initial findings, the UK’s Trade Remedies Authority (TRA) has proposed that existing measures on imports of FAME biodiesel are kept, but that measures on imports of HVO biodiesel are removed. The TRA’s provisional findings, contained in the Statements of Essential Facts, would mean that the UK’s FAME production industry continued […]

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