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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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MSC teams with Quadrise on MSAR fuel trials

MSC teams with Quadrise on MSAR fuel trials

January 25, 2021 |

In the UK, Quadrise has signed a Joint Development Agreement with MSC Shipmanagement Limited of Cyprus (“MSC”), a 100% subsidiary of MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company SA headquartered in Geneva, to carry out an MSAR® Operational Trial on commercial container vessels in the MSC global fleet commencing in 2021 with, subject to further agreement, subsequent commercial […]

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MSC to extend collaboration with South Pole to develop carbon neutral shipping program

MSC to extend collaboration with South Pole to develop carbon neutral shipping program

June 16, 2020 |

In Switzerland, since early 2019, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has partnered with leading global climate solutions provider South Pole, to develop the MSC Carbon Neutral Program. After successful implementation in selected countries, MSC is now extending the program to clients worldwide throughout 2020. The program complements MSC’s strategic approach to sustainability and massive investment in […]

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MSC says is first to use 30% biofuel blending in sea vesssels

MSC says is first to use 30% biofuel blending in sea vesssels

December 9, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) says the company has started to use biofuel in its vessels calling in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Following successful trials with biofuel blends earlier this year, MSC has decided to continue bunkering responsibly sourced biofuel blends on a routine basis. The trials were completed with a minimal 10% […]

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MSC looking at biofuels and other alternatives for shipping

MSC looking at biofuels and other alternatives for shipping

October 22, 2019 |

In Switzerland, while recent improvements have depended largely on better-performing engines, more efficient propeller and rudder designs and technologies to reduce hull friction, MSC says is actively studying the potential of new alternative fuel sources. The company is engaging with potential vendors to investigate solutions related to biofuel blends, hydrogen fuel cells, complementary battery power […]

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What do fish and ethanol have in common? A lot more than you think thanks to Fluid Quip Process Technologies

What do fish and ethanol have in common? A lot more than you think thanks to Fluid Quip Process Technologies

May 27, 2018 |

Feeding the Fish Back in 2015, Fluid Quip Process Technologies made it to #149 on The Digest’s Hot 50 List, showing that it is worthy of attention, but it didn’t quite make it up to the actual top 50 that year. But here’s why we think they might be worth another look for next year’s […]

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Marine Stewardship Council developing sustainability standard for algae

Marine Stewardship Council developing sustainability standard for algae

April 17, 2014 |

In the UK, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is expanding its sustainability standard beyond wild-capture fish and invertebrate fisheries for the first time to include various groups of wild multicellular algae, commonly referred to as seaweed. With global seaweed fishery production increasing, and demand for MSC certification of seaweed harvesting increasing, the MSC has recognized […]

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