Tag: marine biofuel

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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Roxtec first to join GEODIS’ marine biofuel program

Roxtec first to join GEODIS’ marine biofuel program

October 20, 2021 |

In Sweden, Roxtec is now the very first company to join the new global Sustainable Marine Fuels concept from the transportation and logistics company GEODIS.      GEODIS has launched the possibility for freight customers to choose Sustainable Marine Fuels, or fuels produced from waste materials such as used cooking oils and forest residues. The […]

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Tufton completes success 100% marine biofuel voyage

Tufton completes success 100% marine biofuel voyage

September 21, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, part of its long-term sustainability strategy, Tufton completed a successful voyage with the use of 100% sustainable marine biofuel in partnership with leading marine biofuels supplier GoodFuels, together with Stolt Tankers and the technical managers Synergy Group. The sustainable biofuel, derived from feedstocks such as used cooking oil and waste animal fats, […]

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MSC blended 850,000 tons of marine biofuel in 2020

MSC blended 850,000 tons of marine biofuel in 2020

September 15, 2021 |

In the UK, Ship and Bunker reports MSC blended 850,000 metric tons of marine biofuel last year, with earlier reports saying that bunkering blends used out of Rotterdam had reached as high as 47%. The company’s CEO urged policymakers to enact carbon pricing to help bridge the gap between fossil-based bunker fuels and marine biofuels […]

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ONE successfully completes second marine biofuel trial with triple the mix

ONE successfully completes second marine biofuel trial with triple the mix

April 29, 2021 |

In Singapore, Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced the successful completion of a second trial of sustainable marine biofuel onboard the M/V MOL Experience. The specifications of the second trial were different from the first trial, with the mixing ratio three times higher in biofuel content, taking ONE another step closer to reducing its carbon footprint. […]

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Successful first marine biofuel bunkering trial in Singapore

Successful first marine biofuel bunkering trial in Singapore

April 15, 2021 |

In Singapore, BHP, Oldendorff Carriers, and GoodFuels, with the support of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), conducted the first marine biofuel trial involving an ocean-going vessel bunkered in Singapore on April 4, 2021. As part of the trial, the 2020-built 81,290 deadweight tonne dry bulk carrier Kira Oldendorff was refuelled with “drop-in” […]

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Trafigura’s marine arm goes all in on marine biofuel trials

Trafigura’s marine arm goes all in on marine biofuel trials

December 10, 2020 |

In Switzerland, sea trials on Trafigura’s bareboat chartered vessel, Marlin Amethyst, and initial results from laboratory testing demonstrate the safe and effective use of both the B30 blend biofuel, composed of 30 percent waste oil feedstock and 70 percent Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (“VLSFO”) and B20 blend biofuel (20 percent biodiesel and 80 percent […]

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Jan De Nul Group completes 2,000 hours of marine biofuel trial

Jan De Nul Group completes 2,000 hours of marine biofuel trial

June 18, 2020 |

In the Netherlands, Jan De Nul Group has completed, in close collaboration with MAN Energy Solutions and GoodFuels, 2,000 hours using 100% renewable 2nd generation Biofuel Oil (BFO) on board the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Alexander von Humboldt. This major milestone represents the longest continuous use of 100% sustainable marine biofuel in the maritime industry. […]

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