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Sep 22, 2022
Virgin Voyages partners with biofuels experts to boost sustainability
Biodiesel News
Sep 21, 2022
Holland America Line has completed a biofuels’ test on board Volendam at the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The 20-day test was conducted in partnership with GoodFuels, a leading producer and supplier of sustainable biofuels for the transportation industry, and Wärtsilä, a global leader in power and propulsion technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 16, 2022
A senior executive of one of the world's biggest producers of biofuels, Raizen, said greater electrification in the transport sector will not spell the death-knell for bioethanol or biodiesel. Paula Kovarsky, the firm’s chief strategy officer said in countries like Brazil and India where EV adoption will be much slower, biofuels will have a role in reducing emissions. She... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 14, 2022
Sulzer Chemtech is helping Energy Absolute (EA) expand its manufacturing plant in Map Ta Phut, Rayong, Thailand, and enhance the quality of HVO. EA, one of the biggest companies in Thailand for renewable energy supply, has signed a license agreement with Sulzer Chemtech. The new technology provided by Sulzer will enhance the quality of the renewable diesel, or hydrotreated... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 14, 2022
As oil prices spike amid supply disruptions, several operational and idle refineries across North America are, or, will be converted to biorefineries for processing waste and vegetable oils into renewable diesel. This is also occurring in Europe and other countries. Well before sanctions were applied on Russia, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecast... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 13, 2022
  National food waste recycling business Keenan Recycling will be unveiling its new hybrid vehicle at RWM & Letsrecycle Live in Birmingham. This vehicle replaces fossil diesel fuel with a blend of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) and hydrogen gas, resulting in a 98.6% reduction in CO2 emissions. Keenan Recycling will use the vehicle to collect food waste... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 12, 2022
California drivers at more than 600 stations can now fuel their diesel engines with a cleaner-burning alternative. Making this happen required procuring new feedstocks, repurposing pipeline and terminal infrastructure, and reimaging customer sites. Operators at the Phillips 66 San Francisco Refinery in Rodeo, California, leveraged their refining expertise to process... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 9, 2022
Rapeseed spot prices have come under growing seasonal pressure due to increasing supply from the running harvest. In some regions, yields for wheat and rapeseed were good, steadying the downward slide of producer prices. At the same time, low water surcharges and rail transport made delivery to the oil mills more expensive. Uncertainties about Ukraine's shipping potential,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 9, 2022
The use of biodiesel and hydrotreated vegetable oil for blending amounted to around 1.23 million tonnes in the first half of 2022 - translating to a 6.3% rise on the same period 2021. According to Agrarmarkt Informations-Gesellschaft, demand for diesel increased 1.6% to 15.15 million tonnes in this period. The average biodiesel/HVO incorporation rate between January... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 8, 2022
Indonesia has increased its biodiesel allocation to 11.03 million kilolitres amid expectations of rising demand in the fourth quarter, Reuters reported. The allocation of biodiesel, which is made from palm oil in Indonesia, will be increased from 10.15 million kilolitres, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Airlangga Hartarto, said in a statement. Indonesia has... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 6, 2022
Producer of biodiesel from waste Greenergy is increasing production at its Amsterdam biodiesel manufacturing plant by over 25%. As part of the investment the company is also upgrading its pre-treatment processing capability to treat a wider range of waste oils as feedstocks for biodiesel production. The upgrades will be complete in 2023. With waste oils a proven feedstock... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 2, 2022
Brazilian soybean exports are likely to exceed the previous year's level significantly following the expansion in production areas. The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) estimates the soybean production area for the 2022/23 crop year at 42.5 million hectares. This translates to a presumed increase of 1.6 million hectares on the previous year. The five-year growth... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 2, 2022
Neste’s acquisition of Walco Foods, an Irish trader of animal fats, has been approved by regulatory authorities and the transaction has been closed. Neste’s raw material strategy is focusing on growth of waste and residues and the development of new raw material sources. The company said this acquisition will help it to enhance its global supply of waste and residue... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 1, 2022
Universal Biofuels has been selected by three government-controlled oil marketing companies (OMCs) and a major oil refiner in India to supply 8 million gallons of biodiesel over the next two months. In a statement, the company, a subsidiary of Aemetis, the California-based biofuels company, said this would require the Aemetis biodiesel/glycerin production plant to operate... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 1, 2022
Japan-based K Line has successfully trialled marine biofuel on a Supramax bulk carrier. The company tested the marine biofuel delivered by GoodFuels on the bulker known as Albion Bay. The vessel finished the loading operation of hot rolled steel coils at JFE Steel Corporation West Japan Works and began sailing to Pakistan’s discharging port. GoodFuels delivered... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 30, 2022
Testing, inspection and certification company Bureau Veritas (BV) has released a new ‘Biofuels Ready’ notation to support the wider deployment of biofuels in the shipping industry. This notation will help the maritime industry address the main challenges related to the use of biofuels by ships, providing requirements to ensure ship safety and environmental compliance. The... [Read More]


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