Tag: methanol

MPC Capital and partners order four methanol fuel container vessels

MPC Capital and partners order four methanol fuel container vessels

January 18, 2022 |

In Germany, Hamburg-based asset and investment manager MPC Capital, together with partners, ordered four container vessel new buildings at Korean shipyard Hanjin. The vessels have a capacity of 5,500 TEU and offer state-of-the-art specifications and eco-friendly design. Delivery of the first vessel is scheduled for Q2 2023. The 5,500 TEU eco-design allows for a saving […]

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WinGD’s ship engines to run on methanol and ammonia by 2024 and 2025

WinGD’s ship engines to run on methanol and ammonia by 2024 and 2025

November 24, 2021 |

In Switzerland, WinGD announced that its engines will be able to run on methanol and ammonia from 2024 and 2025 respectively. WinGD’s multi-fuel solutions will be based on their well-established diesel-fueled X engines and dual-fuel X-DF engines. The ability to use zero-carbon or carbon-neutral fuels such as ammonia and methanol in both of its core […]

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Topsoe puts demonstration plant into operation for production of Methanol from biogas

Topsoe puts demonstration plant into operation for production of Methanol from biogas

October 17, 2021 |

In Denmark, Haldor Topsoe put a demonstration plant into operation for the production of sustainable Methanol from biogas. The plant will have an annual capacity of 10,0000l of CO2-neutral methanol from biogas and green power and is scheduled to be fully operational by the beginning of 2022. Methanol can be used for marine fuel, blend […]

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SSC’s hypercar compatible with synthesized methanol

SSC’s hypercar compatible with synthesized methanol

October 4, 2021 |

In Washington state, SSC North America expands flexible-fuel capabilities of its powertrain assembly to meet the alternative fuel opportunities of road-legal and performance vehicles, integrating a synthesized methanol catalyst as a standard fuel option in all Tuatara models, as well as future exploration for use in the next-generation of SSC performance vehicles. After the release […]

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Maersk invests in California-based green methanol startup

Maersk invests in California-based green methanol startup

September 8, 2021 |

In Denmark, three weeks after the announcement of an e-methanol sourcing agreement in Europe, A.P. Moller – Maersk invests in California-based WasteFuel, a start-up focused on turning waste into sustainable aviation fuel, green bio-methanol, and renewable natural gas. This investment is made through Maersk Growth, the corporate venture arm of A.P. Moller – Maersk.  Maersk’s […]

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Arbor Renewable Gas chooses Topsoe’s TIGAS tech for renewable gasoline

Arbor Renewable Gas chooses Topsoe’s TIGAS tech for renewable gasoline

September 5, 2021 |

In Texas, Arbor Renewable Gas will use Haldor Topsoe’s TIGAS technology for producing renewable gasoline at a new facility in the Gulf Coast region. The facility will expectedly be operational by 2024 to produce 1,000 barrels per day of renewable gasoline with a significantly negative carbon intensity score under California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard. The […]

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A.P. Moller–Maersk to fuel first methanol vessel from Reintegrate’s e-methanol project

A.P. Moller–Maersk to fuel first methanol vessel from Reintegrate’s e-methanol project

August 19, 2021 |

In Denmark, A.P. Moller – Maersk has identified its partners to produce green fuel for its first vessel to operate on carbon neutral methanol: REintegrate, a subsidiary of the Danish renewable energy company European Energy. REintegrate and European Energy will establish a new Danish facility to produce the approx. 10,000 metric tons of carbon neutral […]

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GIDARA Energy announces first advanced methanol facility in Amsterdam

GIDARA Energy announces first advanced methanol facility in Amsterdam

June 10, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, GIDARA Energy announced its first advanced biofuels facility in Amsterdam; Advanced Methanol Amsterdam (“AMA”). The plant will convert non-recyclable waste into advanced methanol. This product will be used for fuel blending, and therefore meet governmental objectives to achieve CO2 emission reductions as defined in the RED II and translated in national legislations. […]

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Haldor Topsoe and Nel ASA sign MOU for green ammonia and eMethanol projects

Haldor Topsoe and Nel ASA sign MOU for green ammonia and eMethanol projects

March 28, 2021 |

In Denmark, Haldor Topsoe and Nel entered a memorandum of understanding with the intent to offer customers complete renewable electricity to ammonia and methanol solutions, based on Nel’s alkaline and PEM electrolysis technologies in combination with proven ammonia and methanol technologies from Topsoe. Green ammonia and eMethanol are both considered promising low-carbon transportation fuels and […]

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Japanese cow manure-to-methanol pilot plant to become reality

Japanese cow manure-to-methanol pilot plant to become reality

February 22, 2021 |

In Japan, the Asahi Shimbun newspaper reports technology developed by a researcher at Osaka University will be used to produce methanol and formic acid from the manure of 10,000 dairy cows in Hokkaido prefecture. The test facility, which could be online in two years, is expected to power much of the host city’s industrial power […]

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