Tag: marine biofuel

NORDEN launches 100% marine biofuel option for customers

NORDEN launches 100% marine biofuel option for customers

April 7, 2022 |

In Denmark, NORDEN has launched a 100% carbon-neutral biofuel sailing option for customers looking to decarbonize their supply chains. The biofuel sailing is the first in a range of green freight products to be rolled out to customers this year as part of NORDEN’s transition to zero-carbon shipping by 2050. NORDEN has secured supply of […]

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Anglo American successfully runs 10% marine biofuel trial

Anglo American successfully runs 10% marine biofuel trial

March 17, 2022 |

In Singapore, Anglo American has successfully completed a sea trial using biofuel blended with very low sulfur fuel oil (VLSFO), reducing carbon emissions by approximately 10%. The trial further demonstrates the potential for sustainable biofuel to be used as a ‘drop-in’ fuel, improving its viability to help reduce emissions in the shipping sector. The fuel […]

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MTM to expand marine biofuel use following successful B30 trial

MTM to expand marine biofuel use following successful B30 trial

January 25, 2022 |

In Singapore, Seatrade Maritime News reports MTM will expand its use of marine biofuels following a successful trial on the MTM Colorado that ran on 30% biofuel to Brazil from the Netherlands. The fuel supplied by Trafigura led to 31.5% well-to-tank, and tank-to-wake emissions reductions for the main engine and 23.1% for the auxiliary engine. […]

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Beer, barley, biofuels – CBH leads Australia-first biofuel trial on sustainable barley shipment

Beer, barley, biofuels – CBH leads Australia-first biofuel trial on sustainable barley shipment

January 9, 2022 |

News came in late Friday that the CBH Group partnered with leading dry bulk operator Oldendorff Carriers to conduct the first biofuel trial on a grain vessel exporting from Australia, using biofuel supplied by big name bp. The grain being shipped? ISCC-certified barley going to Intermalt whose largest brewing customer is Heineken. Sustainable grain on […]

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bp and Maersk Tankers carry out successful marine biofuel trials

bp and Maersk Tankers carry out successful marine biofuel trials

December 19, 2021 |

In Denmark, bp and Maersk Tankers, with support from the Danish Maritime Authority, have successfully completed trials using biofuel-blended marine fuel in product tankers, demonstrating that sustainable biofuels can be used as a marine ‘drop-in fuel’ to help reduce carbon emissions in shipping. Global shipping accounts for around 3% of the global carbon emissions. bp […]

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Boskalis takes delivery of 1,000 m3 of marine biofuel

Boskalis takes delivery of 1,000 m3 of marine biofuel

December 15, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Boskalis has taken delivery of its largest-ever consignment of drop-in biofuel which will be used to power two hopper dredgers on upcoming projects in northwestern Europe. The use of biofuel will result in a CO2 reduction of approximately 90% for the 12,000 m3 hopper dredger Willem van Oranje and approximately 45% for […]

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K Line successfully conducts marine biofuel trial with bp

K Line successfully conducts marine biofuel trial with bp

December 2, 2021 |

In Japan, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) has successfully conducted a trial use of marine biofuel which was supplied by bp on car carrier “POLARIS HIGHWAY”. “K” LINE signed a deal for marine biofuel supply with bp. The marine biofuel was delivered to the vessel at the Dutch port of Flushing on Nov 6, […]

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Svitzer to convert London and Medway tug fleets to marine biofuel following pilot

Svitzer to convert London and Medway tug fleets to marine biofuel following pilot

November 23, 2021 |

In Denmark, Svitzer, leading global towage operator and part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, has announced that after conducting a successful pilot, it will convert its whole fleet of 10 tugs in London and Medway to be powered by marine biofuel. Replacing marine fuel oil with the carbon neutral biofuel enables Svitzer to offer a new towage […]

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Third successful marine biofuel trial for NYK

Third successful marine biofuel trial for NYK

November 23, 2021 |

In Singapore, bulk carrier Frontier Sky, which is owned by NYK and operated by Tata NYK Shipping Pte. Ltd., has conducted a trial use of biofuel to transport cargo provided by Tata Steel Limited, the major steel manufacturer in India. This is the third successful trial use of biofuel by an NYK vessel. In this […]

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Eurnav successfully trials 50% marine biofuel blend

Eurnav successfully trials 50% marine biofuel blend

November 23, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, after a successful completion of a B30 biofuel blend test on the Suezmax Statia (2006 – 150,205 dwt), Euronav has now successfully concluded a B50 biofuel blend trial on its Suezmax Marlin Sardinia (2019 – 156,607 dwt). The biofuel, by marine fuels supplier TFG Marine (the bunkering arm of Trafigura), was tested […]

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