Tag: maritime

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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Titan, Attero, and Nordsol awarded $4.8M in funding for a bio-LNG production plant

Titan, Attero, and Nordsol awarded $4.8M in funding for a bio-LNG production plant

December 19, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Titan, Attero and Nordsol are working together on the FirstBio2Shipping project, set to be completed in 2023, to achieve a decentralised production of bio-LNG designated for usage in the maritime industry. The plant will produce around 2,400 ton/year of bio-LNG (or liquefied biomethane), located at the Attero facility in Wilp, the Netherlands. […]

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World’s largest maritime biofuel pilot launched by DSGC

World’s largest maritime biofuel pilot launched by DSGC

March 24, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, a group of Dutch multinationals – FrieslandCampina, Heineken, Philips, DSM, Shell and Unilever – all members of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC), will join forces with A.P. Moller – Maersk to take a tangible step towards the decarbonization of ocean shipping via the world’s largest maritime biofuel pilot. A pilot, using […]

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Biofuels are rockin’ the boat in maritime sector

Biofuels are rockin’ the boat in maritime sector

July 22, 2018 |

Companies that rock the boat often end up leading the way for others. While some companies have paved the way for road transportation and others reached high in the sky for aviation, there are some big boats out there that are also looking for alternative renewable fuels. Here are some companies that are answering the […]

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Report says IMO at risk due to weak governance

Report says IMO at risk due to weak governance

April 7, 2018 |

In Germany, a new study by Transparency International, an anti-corruption organization, said the International Maritime Organisation is at risk of unresolved conflicts of interest due to shortcomings in its governance. The report said that private shipping-industry concerns could have undue influence over the policymaking process at the IMO. “The IMO was assigned the task of […]

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Singing a song in Singapore: GoodFuels Marine, BHP, and MPA collaborate on biofuels during closed-door roundtable

Singing a song in Singapore: GoodFuels Marine, BHP, and MPA collaborate on biofuels during closed-door roundtable

September 24, 2017 |

In Singapore, a closed-door biofuel roundtable organized by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, BHP and GoodFuels Marine, brought some excitement to the maritime biofuels world – almost as much excitement as when we first saw Monty Python’s the Knights of the Roundtable song and dance. While we didn’t hear about any dancing or […]

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