Tag: marine fuel

Fossil Free Marine readies new unmanned floating mobile marine fuel station

Fossil Free Marine readies new unmanned floating mobile marine fuel station

May 24, 2022 |

In Sweden, Fossil Free Marine is now approaching commercialization of their new unmanned floating mobile marine fuel station. More than 10 years’ development time lie behind the unique functional design, described by the company as “a reverse engineering from a number of different regulations, most of them taken from the tightly regulated land-based fuel sector”. […]

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British Columbia files LCFS overhaul, new low-carbon fuel requirements

British Columbia files LCFS overhaul, new low-carbon fuel requirements

May 15, 2022 |

In Canada, Argus Media reports that British Columbia is proposing new low-carbon fuel requirements for marine and aviation fuel and expanding the activities that can generate credits under new legislation updating the province’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). The Canadian province’s government filed legislation a few days ago that would replace the original 14-year-old enabling […]

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Study shows new EU biofuel policies increase risk of fraudulent UCO imports from Asia

Study shows new EU biofuel policies increase risk of fraudulent UCO imports from Asia

February 27, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., a new study by the International Council for Clean Transportation notes that as proposed revisions to the European Union’s the Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) and new proposals that incentivize the use of renewable fuels in the aviation and marine sectors are likely to stimulate even more demand for UCO imports and […]

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REG, Bunker Holding enter partnership to advance biodiesel use in marine markets

REG, Bunker Holding enter partnership to advance biodiesel use in marine markets

February 20, 2022 |

In Iowa, Bunker Holding Group, the world’s largest supplier and trader of marine fuels, and Renewable Energy Group, Inc., a leading global producer and supplier of renewable fuels, entered into a strategic global collaboration agreement to further develop the U.S. and EU marine markets for sustainable bio-based diesel. Partnering REG’s expertise in bio-based diesel with […]

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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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BHP explores LNG, biofuels for more sustainable shipping

BHP explores LNG, biofuels for more sustainable shipping

October 3, 2021 |

In Australia, Hellenic Shipping News reports that BHP is tapping LNG’s and biodiesel’s potential as a marine fuel choice to advance sustainable shipping. BHP will target net zero by 2050 for all shipping of its products, subject to the widespread availability of carbon neutral solutions including low/zero emission technology on board suitable ships and low/zero […]

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Transport & Environment slams EU marine fuel proposal

Transport & Environment slams EU marine fuel proposal

June 23, 2021 |

In Belgium, an EU law intended to drive the uptake of clean fuels by ships will actually lock in the use of fossil fuels for decades, according to a leaked proposal, making the European Green Deal goal of decarbonization by 2050 impossible. Transport & Environment (T&E), which obtained the documents, said the European Commission could […]

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Stena Bulk unveils InfinityMAX concept vessel design, to use hydrogen as marine fuel

Stena Bulk unveils InfinityMAX concept vessel design, to use hydrogen as marine fuel

March 14, 2021 |

In Sweden, tanker shipping company Stena Bulk unveiled its concept InfinityMAX hybrid bulk carrier design, pushing the boundaries for zero carbon, multi-modal vessel design in shipping. The InfinityMAX concept will use hydrogen as a marine fuel and wind turbines to generate further energy. The InfinityMAX concept, which is designed to carry both dry and wet […]

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Topsoe and partners issue report “Ammonfuel – An industrial view of ammonia as marine fuel”

Topsoe and partners issue report “Ammonfuel – An industrial view of ammonia as marine fuel”

August 16, 2020 |

In Denmark, Alfa Laval, Hafnia, Haldor Topsoe, Vestas, and Siemens Gamesa issued a report “Ammonfuel – an industrial view of ammonia as a marine fuel” providing a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the applicability, scalability, cost, and sustainability of ammonia as a marine fuel. The report describes ammonia as an attractive and low risk choice […]

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Neste introduces a new IMO2020-compliant low-sulphur marine fuel

Neste introduces a new IMO2020-compliant low-sulphur marine fuel

August 18, 2019 |

In Finland, Neste is offering a new IMO2020-compliant marine fuel for shipping companies to meet the International Maritime Organization requirement that will enforce a 0.5% global sulphur cap on fuel content for areas currently with 3.5% limit starting on January 1, 2020. In these areas, all vessels will be required to use fuel with a […]

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