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Jul 5, 2021
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Biodiesel News
Jul 5, 2021
GoodFuels and independent dry bulk owner Berge Bulk have announced the successful completion of a recent bunkering of advanced marine biofuel from 100% sustainable feedstock onboard the 181,403 dwt bulk carrier Berge Tsurugi. As part of Berge Bulk’s industry-leading ambition to be carbon neutral by 2025, Berge Tsurugi received a delivery of GoodFuels’ sustainable... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 2, 2021
Rapeseed processing in Germany rose considerably in the first four months of this compared to the previous year. Domestic rapeseed accounted for a major share of the increase. In the first four months of 2021, around 3.27 million tonnes of rapeseed were processed in Germany. This was up nearly 10% on the same period the previous year. One of the reasons was a rise... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 30, 2021
Green technology company Vertoro has won a European Union grant to develop a lignin crude plant at Rotterdam whose product could be used as biofuel bunkers. The firm has won a €2 million ReactEU grant to build a 250,000 mt/year commercial-scale biorefinery at Europe’s largest port facility, it revealed in a LinkedIn post recently. “This biorefinery will convert... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 29, 2021
Anglo American has successfully trialled the use of sustainable biofuel to power a chartered ship during a voyage from Singapore to South Africa. The biodiesel blend, produced by converting waste cooking oil from Singapore’s food and beverage industry, reduces carbon dioxide emissions compared to using 100% conventional marine fuel. Peter Whitcutt, CEO of Anglo American’s... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 25, 2021
BUTTING Anlagenbau in Schwedt received a major order in August last year which included the production of a process column for a biofuel facility. The large vessel, known as "Big Berta", was destined for a biodiesel plant in Ghent, Belgium. Following start of production last November, the first partial delivery took place recently. A heavy-duty transporter took the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 25, 2021
The Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) has again urged the European Union to revise its approach on vegetable oils in biofuels. This comes under the framework of RED II in light of the upcoming revision of the directive on 14 July. Additionally there is the Commission’s approaching deadline for adopting rules on certifying low indirect land-use change... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 24, 2021
Rapeseed processing in Germany rose considerably in the first four months of 2021 compared to the previous year. Domestic rapeseed accounted for a major share of the increase. In the first four months of 2021, around 3.27 million tonnes of rapeseed were processed in Germany. This was up nearly 10% on the same period the previous year. One of the reasons was a rise... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 21, 2021
Repsol, Bilbobus and Alsa have launched the first pilot project in Spain to use HVO - a net zero emissions fuel. Over the next four months, 12 buses in the fleet of Bilbobus, the Bilbao city bus line, will run on advanced residue-based biofuels. HVO is an advanced biofuel that meets the European Union Renewable Energy Directive's requirements for certification as a sustainable... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 18, 2021
Tanker operator Stolt Tankers revealed initial results from a biofuel trial carried out by one of the company’s chemical tankers has been a success. The 37,000 dwt chemical tanker Stolt Inspiration recently completed her transatlantic voyage partly powered by a marine biofuel produced from sustainable and certified feedstocks. Stolt Inspiration bunkered the biofuel,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 16, 2021
DHL Global Forwarding has introduced another Sustainable Marine Fuel (SMF) service for ocean freight as part of its sustainability strategy. Following the success of the launch of a similar service for Less-than-Container Load (LCL) shipments, they are now extending the carbon reduction option to Full-Container Load (FCL) shipments. Customers can easily choose the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 14, 2021
While it has been a tumultuous past year with the COVID-19 pandemic, the transformation of the marine fuels market  continued at pace. The International Maritime  Organisation’s (IMO)  decarbonisation targets of a  50% reduction in emissions  from 2008 levels by 2050,  and a minimum reduction in  carbon intensity per transport  usage of 40% by 2030,  compared... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 11, 2021
A new report has added to growing concerns that Indonesia’s ambitious programme to increase its use of palm oil-based biodiesel will drive greater deforestation across the country. The report, by London-based nonprofit CDP, warns of conflicting policies and lack of transparency around biofuel regulations in Indonesia. It also notes the government’s aggressive push... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 9, 2021
The US exported 69,488.5 metric tons of biodiesel and biodiesel blends of B30 or higher in April, according to the latest figures from the US Department of Agriculture. This is an increase from the 37,605.6 metric tons exported in March. However, the figures were down from the 74,201.6 metric tons exported in April 2020 as the COVID-19 restrictions globally began to... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 9, 2021
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has agreed to a request from Kuala Lumpur to establish a panel examining a European Union law that restricts the use of palm oil-based biofuels. Under the EU’s renewable energy directive, palm oil-based fuels are to be phased out by 2030, since palm oil has been classified by the bloc as resulting in excessive deforestation and can... [Read More]


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