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Jan 21, 2022
Sandvik and Finning unite on HVO biodiesel usage
Biodiesel News
Jan 21, 2022
A new list shows the trucks, buses, engines, and other commercial vehicles that have been approved by the manufacturers to run on higher blends of biodiesel. These range from Caterpillar to DEUTZ, MAN and MTU to Scania and Volvo. They can be fuelled with a proportion of 10 percent (B10), 20 percent (B20), 30 percent (B30) or pure biodiesel (B100). By using biodiesel,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 20, 2022
Green Fuels’ is reinforcing its commitment to its biodiesel refining in Latin America by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Telfer Tanks. This concerns the deployment and operation of distributed-scale biodiesel production facilities in the Republic of Panama. The project’s objective is to refine biodiesel and advanced biofuels for the distributed energy,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 18, 2022
Envirotainer and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) have announced a new collaboration on sustainability. Envirotainer, which concentrates on cold chain solutions for air transportation of pharmaceuticals, is investing in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). It and AFKLMP Cargo each have a strong focus on sustainability and are pursuing multiple initiatives with... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 17, 2022
Indonesia's energy ministry plans to begin road tests for a biodiesel programme using 40% palm based bio-content (B40) from February. A senior government official said that the world's largest palm oil producer mandated that biodiesel sold in the country be blended with 30% of palm-based biodiesel to cut its energy imports and increase consumption of palm oil - the feedstock... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 17, 2022
Spliethoff Group has begun trials using biofuel on its vessels in its drive to reduce its CO2 emissions. 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 – a second generation biofuel, made from waste streams – and 50% conventional HFO. The objective... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 14, 2022
Honeywell has been selected by Repsol to supply an integrated control and safety system (ICSS) for the first advanced biofuels production plant to be built in Spain. The new facility will employ a variety of distributed control systems (DCS), emergency shutdown (ESD), fire and gas (F&G) and human-machine interface (HMI) solutions from Honeywell to achieve efficient,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 11, 2022
A trial voyage using biofuel for the CBH Group is being performed on the Edwine Oldendorff from Australia to Vietnam. The vessel is loaded 30,000 tonnes of sustainably certified malting barley from the Albany Grain Terminal in Western Australia for discharge in Vietnam using biofuel, supplied by BP. The vessel was bunkered with an advanced biofuel blend, which is expected... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 7, 2022
McDonald's UAE has revealed its latest milestone in its biodiesel programme which gets used cooking oil (UCO) from their restaurants converted to 100% biodiesel to fuel their supply trucks. To date, McDonald’s UAE’s supply trucks have travelled 20 million kilometers on pure biodiesel, saving 16,761,117 kg of carbon dioxide and related greenhouse gasses - equivalent... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 7, 2022
Soybean imports over the first five months of the running crop year into Europe amounted to around 5.8 million tonnes - just about 1 million tonnes less year-on-year. Brazil and the US remained the top soybean suppliers to the EU, with volumes clearly shifting towards South America. Brazil delivered around 3.4 million tonnes in the period 1 July to 12 December 2021,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 6, 2022
Vehicle fleets belonging to the Chicago Park District will be powered with biodiesel blends. Biodiesel blends up to 20% (B20) and above are being used successfully throughout the nation all the year-round. “Here in Chicago, winter temperatures can drop to well below zero and we need to be sure our diesel vehicles operate smoothly even in extreme weather conditions,”... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 5, 2022
Malaysia intends to implement its nationwide adoption of the B20 palm oil biofuel programme by the end of the year, the country's palm oil board has announced. The mandate to manufacture biofuel with a 20% palm oil component - known as B20 - for the transport sector was first rolled out in January 2020 but faced delays due to movement curbs imposed to contain coronavirus... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 4, 2022
bp and Maersk Tankers have successfully completed trials using biofuel-blended marine fuel in product tankers, demonstrating that sustainable biofuels can be used as a marine ‘drop-in fuel’. Global shipping accounts for around 3% of the global carbon emissions. bp is a major global marine fuel and lubricants supplier and operator and charterer of tankers and... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 17, 2021
Malaysia Airlines operated its inaugural flight using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in partnership with PETRONAS and Neste. The flight marks Malaysia Airlines’ commitment to make SAF the cleaner and more viable energy option for regular flights by 2025. The historic flight MH7979 utilising the Airbus 330-200 aircraft departed Amsterdam Airport Schiphol using a blend... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 16, 2021
Marathon Petroleum Corp and ADM have announced an agreement to produce soybean oil to supply the rapidly growing demand for renewable diesel fuel. The joint venture, which is named Green Bison Soy Processing, will own and operate a soybean processing complex in Spiritwood, North Dakota, with ADM owning 75% of the joint venture and Marathon owning 25%. The project is... [Read More]


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