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Oct 14, 2021
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Biodiesel News
Oct 12, 2021
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) again lowered its forecast for global rapeseed supply in its latest outlook – to an unexpectedly large extent. According to the latest USDA forecast, world rapeseed production in the crop year 2021/22 will presumably amount to 68.17 million tonnes. Production was forecast down 1.8 million tonnes from the August estimate. This... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 11, 2021
Sandvik Materials Technology has received a contract from a renewable diesel plant for its Sanicro 28 high alloy austenitic stainless steel. The order is for the use of Sanicro 28 in the reactor effluent air coolers (REAC) of the hydroprocessing unit at one of the largest renewable diesel refineries in the US Gulf Coast, due to start production in 2023. Sanicro 28 is... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 11, 2021
Arbios Biotech, a joint venture of Canadian Forest Products and Licella Holdings, is proceeding with the development of a pioneering biomass to low carbon biofuel plant in Prince George, British Columbia. The plant will convert sawmill residues, primarily bark, into high value renewable biocrude which can be further processed in refineries to produce low-carbon transportation... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 8, 2021
GoodFuels and the international feeder and shortsea company Unifeeder have completed their first bunkering of sustainable marine biofuel in the Port of Rotterdam. Under this new partnership, the shortsea container ship Elbsummer was bunkered with a blend of marine biofuel produced from 100% sustainable feedstock and marine gasoil (MGO) before starting its journey towards... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 8, 2021
Neste has now entered a partnership with Q8 and is offering Neste MY Renewable Diesel at seven stations during this year. The fuel is a premium diesel made entirely from renewable raw materials. The renewable diesel is a “drop-in” fuel, fully compatible with all diesel engines, not requiring any modifications to the existing vehicles or fuel distribution infrastructures. It... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 8, 2021
Indonesia conducted its first test flight using jet fuel partially from palm oil as the country plans to commercialise the fuel. The plane flew more than 100 km (62.14 miles) from the capital Jakarta to neighbouring city, Bandung. "Indonesia, as the largest producer, of course needs to innovate the use of palm oil, including in the development of biodiesel, bio jet fuel... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 6, 2021
bp has announced plans for a $269 million (€232 million) investment in three projects at its Cherry Point Refinery in Washington state. This is aimed at improving the refinery’s efficiency, reducing its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and increasing its renewable diesel production capability. These projects are expected to create more than 300 jobs over the next three... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 4, 2021
Imperial Oil is moving forward with plans to produce renewable diesel at a new complex at its Strathcona refinery in Edmonton, Canada. When construction is complete, the refinery is expected to produce approximately 20,000 barrels per day of renewable diesel by the ExxonMobil majority-owned affiliate. The complex will utilise locally grown plant-based feedstock and hydrogen... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 4, 2021
ABB has joined more than 155 companies urging governments to help shipping decarbonise by 2050. The Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonisation has been signed by more than 150 industry stakeholders and seeks significantly faster reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions than the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) current ambition, which aims for a 50% reduction... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 30, 2021
Maersk Supply Service said it slashed 38.95 million tonnes of CO2 emissions during a trial programme on board a 2009-built offshore tug supply vessel. The trial, conducted in partnership with The Ocean Cleanup, saw blended biofuel used to reduce CO2 emissions during Maersk Tender’s recent charter in the Pacific. “At The Ocean Cleanup, we aim to have carbon-neutral... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 30, 2021
Jan De Nul Group is using second-generation biofuel for maintenance dredging works in the Port of Hamburg. This fuel from the Luxembourg firm contains no petroleum, but processed vegetable waste oil as a raw material. Jan De Nul Nassbaggerei und Wasserbau were awarded an important contract for maintenance dredging works in the Port within the scope of a European award... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 29, 2021
The Malaysian government has reconfirmed its commitment to expand the B20 biodiesel programme throughout the country in stages. Moving ahead, B30 biodiesel (30% palm methyl ester and 70% regular diesel) will be introduced in the South East Asian country by 2025. The plan did not include a detailed timeline of how all this will happen, but it did state that for the transportation... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 28, 2021
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) again lowered its forecast for global rapeseed supply in its latest outlook – to an unexpectedly large extent. According to the latest USDA forecast, world rapeseed production in the crop year 2021/22 is expected to be 68.17 million tonnes. This means that production was forecast to be down 1.8 million tonnes from the August... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 24, 2021
Stena Bulk has become a signatory of the Global Maritime Forum’s Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonisation ahead of COP26 in Glasgow. Among the shipping company’s aims include exploring low carbon fuels and the feasibility of using carbon capture to cut emissions further. Stena also aims to have all of its new builds carbon neutral-ready by 2030 and having zero-emission... [Read More]


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