Tag: HVO

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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Malaysia may get its first HVO and SAF facility thanks to Sino-Malay consortium

Malaysia may get its first HVO and SAF facility thanks to Sino-Malay consortium

December 14, 2021 |

In Malaysia, the Board of Directors of Benalec announced that Pengerang Maritime Industries Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Benalec Sdn Bhd, which in turn is wholly-owned by Benalec had on December 13, 2021 entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Shanxi Construction Investment Group Co. Ltd., Malaysian Palm Oil Board and Institute of Coal […]

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Tidal Transit runs crew transfer vessel on 100% HVO

Tidal Transit runs crew transfer vessel on 100% HVO

December 1, 2021 |

In the UK, having been fully utilized this year working for Ørsted and James Fisher Marine Services supporting offshore wind farms on the UK’s west coast, Tidal Transit’s Kitty Petra crew transfer vessel (CTV) was recently mobilized from Barrow-in-Furness to Grimsby for scheduled winter maintenance. As part of its program of activities working towards carbon […]

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Towngas to produce SAF from HVO for Hong Kong market

Towngas to produce SAF from HVO for Hong Kong market

October 6, 2021 |

In China, the South China Morning Post newspaper reports that Hong Kong and China Gas (Towngas) will begin producing 50,000 metric tons per year of sustainable aviation fuel from HVO in hopes that Cathay Pacific and other airlines operating out of Hong Kong International Airport will use the fuel. Cathay, which committed to 10% SAF […]

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Grant Engineering investing in HVO for rural heating

Grant Engineering investing in HVO for rural heating

August 30, 2021 |

In Ireland, Grant Engineering, Ireland’s leading home heating appliance manufacturer, has invested over €250,000 in pioneering a major R&D breakthrough that could help reduce carbon emissions in rural and hard to heat homes throughout Ireland, including homes in Laois. The breakthrough will also help prevent Irish homeowners from incurring the high cost and subsequent disruption […]

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Kao Data becomes first UK data center to run all backup generators on HVO

Kao Data becomes first UK data center to run all backup generators on HVO

July 19, 2021 |

In the UK, Kao Data announced it has taken a further step towards its Net Zero ambitions by becoming the UK’s first data center to transition all backup generators at its Harlow campus to HVO. This pioneering move, made possible by partnering with Crown Oil, means Kao Data will eliminate up to 90% of net […]

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Cory converts its fleet of tugs to HVO

Cory converts its fleet of tugs to HVO

July 5, 2021 |

In the UK, Cory has announced that its fleet of tugs will run on biofuel. The move follows successful trials that have resulted in a reduction of net carbon dioxide emissions by 90% – a major step in decarbonizing the company’s river operations and transport on the Thames as the UK targets net zero greenhouse […]

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Repsol, Bilbobus, and Alsa launch first pilot project using HVO net zero emissions fuel

Repsol, Bilbobus, and Alsa launch first pilot project using HVO net zero emissions fuel

June 20, 2021 |

In Spain, Repsol, Bilbobus, and Alsa launched the first pilot project in Spain to use HVO, a net zero emissions fuel. Over the next four months, 12 buses in the fleet of Bilbobus, the Bilbao city bus line, will run on advanced residue-based biofuels. HVO is an advanced, 100%-renewable biofuel that meets the European Union […]

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Eurotank Amsterdam investing in 75,000 m3 of HVO and biofuels storage

Eurotank Amsterdam investing in 75,000 m3 of HVO and biofuels storage

May 25, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Eurotank Amsterdam (ETA, part of VTTI) is investing in the conversion of its gas oil tanks, making them suitable for storing biofuels, mixed biofuels and hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), following a successful pilot project. The project will realize a total capacity of 75,000 cubic meters and the first phase will be commissioned […]

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Platts launches SAF and HVO prices assessments for Southeast Asia

Platts launches SAF and HVO prices assessments for Southeast Asia

January 19, 2021 |

In Singapore, S&P Global Platts launched new sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) price assessments in Southeast Asia effective January 18, 2021. The new assessments will enhance transparency in renewable fuel markets across Asia as the region is set to become a large producer of advanced biofuels. The new Platts Southeast Asia […]

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