Tag: oil spill

Oil spill at Port of Rotterdam inhibiting biofuel trade

Oil spill at Port of Rotterdam inhibiting biofuel trade

June 28, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, following a spill of 217 metric tons of heavy fuel oil at the Port of Rotterdam on Saturday, trade of ethanol, methanol, butanediol (BDO), vegetable oils, biofuel products and refinery products have been significantly impacted as ship owners wait for the clean up to be further along before ships go in or […]

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Ethanol aquatic spills may be worse for environment, aquatic life

Ethanol aquatic spills may be worse for environment, aquatic life

November 19, 2012 |

In California, research has induced that ethanol aquatic spills are potential more dangerous to aquatic life than traditional gasoline, as ethanol-based liquids mix actively with water, according to the American Physical Society’s Division of Fluid Dynamics. The research, presented last week in San Diego, has calculated the spread of ethanol into water based on a […]

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