Tag: marine biofuels

ClassNK releases marine biofuels guidance

ClassNK releases marine biofuels guidance

August 12, 2021 |

In Japan, to support on measures for GHG emissions reduction, ClassNK has released “Handling of the use of biofuels on ships” on its website, which outlines the procedures and cautions to be taken when using biofuels for ships. The nine-point FAQ-style document runs through the basics of what different marine biofuels are available currently in […]

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Indian Register of Shipping marine biofuels trials successful

Indian Register of Shipping marine biofuels trials successful

April 12, 2021 |

In India, Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has undertaken successful sea trials for two vessels towards use of biofuels in concurrence with the Indian flag administration. The two vessels – Ambuja Mukund and Ambuja Vaibhav, are owned by Ambuja Cements Ltd., which is a part of the global conglomerate Lafarge Holcim, a leader in building […]

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Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre jumping into marine biofuel trials

Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre jumping into marine biofuel trials

November 4, 2020 |

In Denmark, the marine industry races to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre is taking a key role. The 2800 m2 testing space – already equipped for today’s oil and gas fuels – has been readied for testing with biofuels. In coming years, the center will accumulate knowledge […]

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DHL Global Forwarding to use marine biofuels to achieve zero emissions goals

DHL Global Forwarding to use marine biofuels to achieve zero emissions goals

September 28, 2020 |

In Germany, DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, will be neutralizing the carbon emissions of all less-than-container load (LCL) ocean freight shipments from January 1, 2021. As one of the leading ocean freight forwarders worldwide, and in line with Deutsche Post DHL Group’s “Mission 2050 – Zero […]

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MINSHIP embarks on bulk carrier GoodFuel’s biofuel trial in quest for carbon neutral shipping

MINSHIP embarks on bulk carrier GoodFuel’s biofuel trial in quest for carbon neutral shipping

April 19, 2020 |

In Germany, Bavarian ship management company MINSHIP and its subsidiary MINMARINE said a bulk carrier in their fleet of managed vessels, M/V Trudy, has successfully bunkered GoodFuel’s biofuel at the Port of Rotterdam. The biofuel bunkered by the 2009-built, 30,790-dwt bulk carrier on April 17 was GoodFuels’ sustainable Bio-fuel Oil MR1-100: which is a second […]

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SK Chemicals tests biodiesel blends in marine fuel

SK Chemicals tests biodiesel blends in marine fuel

December 15, 2019 |

In South Korea, Reuters reports that biofuel maker SK Chemicals, has started tests on blending its biodiesel with petroleum-based fuels to create low-sulphur marine oil that will comply with new International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) green shipping fuel rules set to kick in in January 2020. SK Chemicals is also looking at increasing biofuels output by […]

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Pyrolysis Party and who’s the pilot steering the ship? BTG and GoodFuels to invest in world’s 1st marine biofuel refinery based on pyrolysis oil

Pyrolysis Party and who’s the pilot steering the ship? BTG and GoodFuels to invest in world’s 1st marine biofuel refinery based on pyrolysis oil

November 17, 2019 |

There’s a party on the water and BTG and GoodFuels are the ship’s pilots steering the way to sustainable biofuel. In the Netherlands, BTG and GoodFuels are preparing for major investment in a new biorefinery to support shipping’s low carbon fuels demands. Biomass technology group BTG will set up a new company that can convert […]

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GoodFuels teams with heavy lifter to supply marine biofuels to offshore support sector

GoodFuels teams with heavy lifter to supply marine biofuels to offshore support sector

August 19, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, leading global heavy lift shipping and offshore transportation and installation contractor Jumbo, and GoodFuels announced a joint initiative to test marine Bio-Fuel Oil on an offshore decommissioning project. Starting with an initial project, the partnership paves the way for a fossil fuel to renewables energy transition in the offshore support sector – removing infrastructure […]

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Marine biofuel refueling in Rotterdam a success

Marine biofuel refueling in Rotterdam a success

March 31, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, IKEA Transport & Logistics Services, CMA CGM, the GoodShipping Program and the Port of Rotterdam announced the successful refuelling of the CMA CGM White Shark with sustainable marine bio-fuel oil. The test, which represents a major step for the decarbonisation of ocean freight, saw the companies work together in a first-of-its-kind partnership […]

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Send the Marines: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to GoodFuels Marine

Send the Marines: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to GoodFuels Marine

May 31, 2016 |

Netherlands-based GoodFuels Marine and its partners, Boskalis, the leading global dredging and marine expert and Wärtsilä, the global supplier of engines and power systems to the marine industry, announced in October a two-year pilot program to accelerate the development of truly sustainable, scalable and affordable “drop in” marine biofuels for the commercial shipping industry. GoodFuels […]

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