Tag: Netherlands

KLM to add 0.5% SAF on all Amsterdam origin flights and offer passengers option to buy more

KLM to add 0.5% SAF on all Amsterdam origin flights and offer passengers option to buy more

January 10, 2022 |

In the Netherlands, KLM will start adding 0.5% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for flights departing from Amsterdam. In addition, KLM will offer its customers the option of purchasing an extra amount of sustainable fuel. In this manner, KLM aims to stimulate the market for SAF. The face of travel is set to change in the […]

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Spliethoff successfully runs 50% and 100% marine biofuel trials

Spliethoff successfully runs 50% and 100% marine biofuel trials

January 10, 2022 |

In the Netherlands, Spliethoff Group’s constant striving to reduce its CO2 emissions has led to two trials using biofuel on its vessels. The first trial took place between June and November last year on BigLift Shipping’s HTV BigLift Baffin. The vessel was supplied with a blend of 50% FAME based biofuel and 50% conventional HFO. […]

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GoodFuels triples marine biofuel sales in 2021

GoodFuels triples marine biofuel sales in 2021

December 28, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Ship and Bunker reports GoodFuels tripled its marine biofuels sales in 2021 without citing exact figures. The Port of Rotterdam’s data for Q3 helps to shed light on volumes, with nearly 50,000 metric tons of biofuel blended marine fuel bunkered, although the blending level wasn’t reported. With IMO requirements for low sulfur […]

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Hexion to boost epichlorohydrin capacity at Pernis, Netherlands

Hexion to boost epichlorohydrin capacity at Pernis, Netherlands

December 27, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, chemical company Hexion Inc has said it will expand production of biobased epichlorohydrin to meet growing demand in epoxies.  The planned expansion will add 25,000 metric tons of annual capacity at Pernis, Netherlands using renewable glycerin as feedstock. The investment will also support the reduction in overall energy intensity of epichlorohydrin production […]

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Three Little Pigs gives natural construction materials a bad rap?

Three Little Pigs gives natural construction materials a bad rap?

December 27, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, the president of a climate change and inequality action group is huffing and puffing over the stigma associated with biobased building materials because of the children’s fable The Three Little Pigs.   James Drinkwater, head of Built Environment at the Laudes Foundation, tells dezeen the story suggests straw and wood are inferior […]

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Boskalis takes delivery of 1,000 m3 of marine biofuel

Boskalis takes delivery of 1,000 m3 of marine biofuel

December 15, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Boskalis has taken delivery of its largest-ever consignment of drop-in biofuel which will be used to power two hopper dredgers on upcoming projects in northwestern Europe. The use of biofuel will result in a CO2 reduction of approximately 90% for the 12,000 m3 hopper dredger Willem van Oranje and approximately 45% for […]

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Fluxys opens up long term bioLNG subscription windows for Zeebrugge LNG terminal

Fluxys opens up long term bioLNG subscription windows for Zeebrugge LNG terminal

December 14, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, after the Subscription Window of November 2021 for Additional Storage Service, Fluxys now allows customers to secure Long Term BioLNG capacities at the Zeebrugge LNG terminal by participating in its new Subscription Window as from 23 December 9-23, 2021. The options include Long Term BioLNG services for the calendar 2022 with a […]

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Eagle Bulk Shipping completes fossil-free voyage thanks to GoodFuels

Eagle Bulk Shipping completes fossil-free voyage thanks to GoodFuels

December 9, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Eagle Bulk Shipping, one of the world’s largest owner-operators within the Supramax and Ultramax dry bulk segment, has successfully completed a fossil-free voyage in partnership with GoodFuels. As part of Eagle Bulk Shipping’s ambitions to improve the environmental performance of its fleet, the 63,529 DWT bulk carrier Sydney Eagle was bunkered with […]

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Ikea eyes mushrooms, brewery waste in bid to completely phase out plastics

Ikea eyes mushrooms, brewery waste in bid to completely phase out plastics

November 29, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, furniture and home goods giant Ikea has vowed to eliminate plastic packaging by 2028.  While much of that plastic will be replaced with paper, some applications, like food, will require more outside-of-the-box thinking.  “Paper is a very good material to use because it does come from renewable sources, and it has quite […]

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On the (biobased) road again: Lignin asphalt trial holding up well

On the (biobased) road again: Lignin asphalt trial holding up well

November 29, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, a test section of road using biobased asphalt has held up well over 6 months—encouraging news for efforts to decarbonize road construction.  The trial section of N987 in Groningen was laid in early June using asphalt that swapped a portion of petroleum-based bitumen, which binds the asphalt together, with lignin. The material […]

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