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Oct 12, 2022
FlixBus runs small fleet on rapeseed biofuel
Biodiesel News
Oct 10, 2022
Restaurant Technologies will use biofuels supplied by Chevron Renewable Energy Group in its commercial vehicle fleet. Restaurant Technologies has provided Chevron Renewable Energy Group with used cooking oil for more than 10 years. These have been collected from its 34,000 customers including restaurant chains, independent restaurants, grocers, hotels, casinos, universities... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 7, 2022
TotalEnergies will start offering biofuels as a bunkering fuel to its customers in Singapore from next year. A senior executive at the French energy giant told Reuters the company was determined to reduce its emissions in shipping swiftly. The move would reduce greenhouse gas emissions from shipping by 20-25%, said Vice President Marine Fuels Louise Tricoire. "We will... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 7, 2022
The International Grains Council (IGC) has estimated global supply of soybeans to be lower - but still at a record level. Although demand for soybeans continues to grow all round the world compared to the previous year, supplies have grown even stronger than previously expected. In its latest report, the International Grains Council (IGC) adjusted its estimate of global... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 7, 2022
Neste is partnering with EDi Energie-Direkt Hohenlohe and TOOL-FUEL Services to jointly enable the supply of Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ in Germany. The two companies will distribute and sell the renewable diesel in the country, while Neste will ensure sufficient volumes of the fuel. Currently, the sale of renewable fuels is regulated by German legislation. It is... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 6, 2022
The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) is pursuing tangible decarbonisation efforts by using biodiesel in its fleet. CCG has begun a biodiesel testing project in its bid to reduce carbon emissions. This is in line with the Government of Canada’s 2030 and 2050 commitments to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Following the award of a contract to procure biodiesel from Windsor,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 5, 2022
Testing, inspection and certification firm Bureau Veritas (BV) has launched a detailed outlook on future maritime fuels in a new white paper, which calls for a “well-to-wake” (WtW) approach to assessing the climate impact and sustainability of alternative fuels. This is one of the key conclusions of the white paper, which evaluates alternative fuels such as biofuels,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 5, 2022
Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) has developed a provisional national quality standard for marine biofuels. The port has also been developing a framework laying down conditions for biofuel supply for licensed bunker fuel suppliers. Singapore has supplied approximately 70,000 tonnes of biofuel across more than 40 biofuel bunkering operations using existing... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 3, 2022
Germany exported around 1.3 million tonnes of biodiesel in the first half year of this year, according to figures published by the German Federal Statistical Office. Imports to the country amounted to a total of 755,539 tonnes. The Netherlands, the principal EU marketplace for biodiesel, continued to be the primary trading partner, accounting for 40% and 48% of total... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 30, 2022
Renewable fuels firm Raven SR and Emerging Fuels Technology (EFT) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to integrate their respective technologies into an advanced system for producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel. The resulting production platform will include Raven SR's patented Steam/CO2 Reformer process and EFT's patented Fischer-Tropsch... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 29, 2022
A new report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange revealed the recent surge of investments in US renewable diesel production capacity was likely to ignite a period of growth and transition for the biofuels industry. By producing fuel using sources with lower carbon intensity than traditional petroleum-based products, the US biofuels sector was well-positioned to play a... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 28, 2022
Proposals have been submitted by a facility in Lerwick, Scotland, to turn dead fish into biodiesel. SEM Energy has successfully applied to vary its licence with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) for the project, the Shetland News has reported. The licence for the company’s existing facility at the Greenhead Base is for storing and processing dead fish,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 28, 2022
Orient Overseas Container Line has successfully completed a trial using marine biofuel supplied by Chevron Singapore on the OOCL Yokohama. This is the first time that OOCL has trialled the use of biofuel in its fleet. The Yokohama a 4578-TEU container vessel, was fuelled with 1,999.3 metric tons of B22 marine biofuel provided by Chevron from the Port of Singapore. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 27, 2022
Maersk Supply Service is providing its customers with the option to reduce carbon emissions from offshore operations with the introduction of a new product, ECO Offshore. This comes after the company successfully trialled a blend of low-carbon biofuel with marine gasoil aboard its vessels. ECO Offshore uses hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) that replaces conventional... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 27, 2022
EWABA is calling on negotiators to work towards a regulatory framework which ensures an equal and fair promotion of waste lipid feedstocks across aviation, maritime and road transport sectors. The European waste-based biodiesel industry has always strived to bring low-quality wastes and residues to life, which would otherwise pollute the environment. Last year, EWABA... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 26, 2022
The Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 team has concluded a trial using biofuels in 16 Mercedes Actros Gigaspace race trucks for the final three races of the European season. As part of the firm's drive to further reduce its CO2 emissions and achieve verified net-zero by 2030, the trial was designed to understand the level of carbon saving and positive impact that can be achieved... [Read More]


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