Features
May 21, 2024
Pretreatment of fat-based feedstock plays a crucial role in ensuring efficient and reliable biofuel production, regardless of whether the end product is biodiesel, renewable diesel (RD), or sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Considering the significant impact of raw material costs on production expenses and the evolving legislation favouring the use of waste oils and fats... [Read More]

Other News
May 21, 2024
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) expects the global soybean harvest to hit a record of 422.3 million tonnes in 2024/25. This would be a rise of 6% or 25.4 million tonnes from 2023/24. The expectations of the US experts are mainly based on harvest increases in Brazil, although flooding and unfavourable weather conditions at the time of harvest this year are seen... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 21, 2024
The 2M Group of Companies, in collaboration with Suttons Tankers as one of their major selected logistics partners, have embarked on a six-month trial using Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) as an alternative fuel aimed at decreasing carbon emissions. As key players in the chemical and logistics industries, the 2M Group of Companies and Suttons Tankers jointly recognise... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 20, 2024
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has successfully conducted its first trial use of marine B100 biofuel which was supplied by global energy management company World Fuel Services on the car carrier Apollon Highway. The marine B100 biofuel was delivered to the vessel at the Belgium port of Zeebrugge on March 31. After leaving the Europe Emission Control Area, the vessel... [Read More]

Features
May 20, 2024
What if someone said that Oscar the Grouch, Sesame Street's lovable curmudgeon, has something to teach us about sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)? While Oscar may be more concerned with rubbish than jet fuel, his recent role as United Airlines' “Chief Trash Officer” highlights an essential truth - local waste can be a global treasure. Climate change is a pressing global... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 20, 2024
Royal Mail has hit its first milestone in its rollout of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) to fuel its heavy goods vehicle (HGV) fleet, using over 10 million litres and saving over 30,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent. HVO is a renewable alternative to diesel that reduces up to 90% of direct greenhouse gas emissions compared to diesel. It was first introduced by... [Read More]

Other News
May 17, 2024
Scottish technology-led producer of green chemicals Celtic Renewables has launched its latest crowdfunding campaign with Crowdcube aiming to raise a minimum of £2.75 million (€3.2 million) to boost operational capacity and scale revenue growth. Celtic Renewables is the first in the world to produce and supply green chemicals to lower the carbon footprint of thousands... [Read More]

Other News
May 17, 2024
There is just one month to go before the annual Biofuels Conference and Expo and SAF Summit takes place on June 18-19. The event will once again be held at the Hotel Le Plaza in Brussels, which so successfully hosted the conference last year. Daniel Chereau who leads IATA's fuel team, will be speaking on the second day of the Sustainable Aviation Fuels Summit, which... [Read More]

Other News
May 17, 2024
Scan Global Logistics (SGL) and Hapag-Lloyd, one of the world's largest container shipping lines have announced a significant partnership with a multimillion-dollar ocean biofuel initiative. This landmark collaboration underscores a big step forward in both companies’ shared sustainability ambitions. With sustainability being a key aspect of both companies’ strategies,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 16, 2024
Emirates has taken delivery of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from Shell Aviation at London Heathrow Airport. Over 3,000 metric tonnes of neat SAF, blended with conventional jet fuel, will be supplied into the fuelling infrastructure network of the airport until the end of the summer. This is the first time the airline will be using SAF to power some of its flights... [Read More]