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Nov 20, 2023
DHL to transition fuel stations from diesel to HVO by year’s end
Biodiesel News
Nov 17, 2023
Wallenius Wilhelmsen has bunkered its first biofuel in Korea as part of a trial of HSFO-biofuel. M/V Torrens is the first Wallenius Wilhelmsen vessel to be bunkered with B30 HSFO-Biofuel after calling at Masan Port, South Korea, as part of its regular sailing schedule. A drop-in fuel which can be used in existing engines without any modification or tank cleaning, HSFO... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 15, 2023
In the quest for a greener and more sustainable future, the maritime industry has found itself at the forefront of efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The European Union’s FuelEU Maritime regulation and the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) decarbonisation strategy have set the scene for decades to come, in a critical transition for the shipping... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 13, 2023
Ferry service provider TESO is significantly boosting its sustainability efforts by transitioning to GoodFuels' sustainable biofuel. The successful first delivery to the ferry, Ms. Dokter Wagemaker marks a new chapter in the longstanding successful partnership between FincoEnergies and the Texel ferry service. TESO (Koninklijke N.V. Texels Eigen Stoomboot Onderneming)... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 10, 2023
Neste is partnering with PTL Marine to provide Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ to the marine sector across California. PTL Marine, a division of Pilot Thomas Logistics, is a leading provider of maritime fuel and lubricants, supplies and last-mile logistics. Through this collaboration the state’s marine industry will have easier access to renewable diesel. “Our partnership... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 9, 2023
Lootah Biofuels has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Atmosphere Hotels Resorts to produce and supply biodiesel and provide waste cooking oil recycling services in the Maldives. The deal was inked during the second day of the Dubai Business Forum, an influential global gathering of businesses and investors held from 1-2 November at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 9, 2023
Cornwall-based fuel distributor Mitchell and Webber is reducing its carbon emissions and improving its renewable fuel offering - thanks to support from Lloyds Bank. Mitchell and Webber provides fuel to a variety of customers for a range of applications, including domestic heating. As part of its sustainability efforts, the company sought to invest in its fleet to ensure... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 3, 2023
The Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 team saved 339 tCO2e and reduced race and hospitality trucks and generator emissions by 67% through HVO 100 biofuel use over the course of the 2023 Formula One European season. The combined 67% emissions reduction and 339 tCO2e saving, calculated in line with the GHG protocol and latest DEFRA GHG emissions factors, exceeded the team's initial... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 1, 2023
Ball Beverage Packaging and Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) have announced a new UK trial of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) part fuelled vehicles. A 12-month trial began in October which could reduce supply chain CO2e emissions by around 300 tonnes per year. Approximately 5,000 deliveries will be powered by a blend of HVO and diesel fuel which will supply the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 30, 2023
Rapeseed imports to the EU were lower in the first quarter of the running crop year compared with a year ago. The end of the grain export agreement and the import ban EU neighbouring countries imposed on imports of Ukrainian goods have made an impact. Since the beginning of the crop year, rapeseed imports to EU-27 states have amounted to 1.23 million tonnes, which was... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 18, 2023
UK road planing contractor Jet Plant continues its drive for sustainability after announcing that 100% of its planing machines will be fuelled by Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO). The Evesham-based business already has a strong sustainability plan and trialled the use of HVO in August 2022. HVO is created by processing renewable waste lipids in vegetables. Following... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 17, 2023
Fuel supplier Certa, which is part of DCC, has become the first Irish operator to open a hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) renewable diesel fuel station in the country. This is part of its strategy to make the fossil-free biofuel more available to motorists. The company, which is part of the DCC services group, said its new “forecourt of the future’ in Liffey Valley... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 16, 2023
FedEx Express Europe has begun trialling hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) renewable diesel to fuel five of its company-owned trucks in the United Kingdom. In November last year, FedEx Express launched the use of renewable diesel to fuel heavyweight, long-distance vehicles in the Netherlands, as a more environmentally favourable alternative to fossil fuels. With the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 10, 2023
Belize has been reported to be developing a pilot project to convert sargassum seaweed into biofuel. Prime Minister John Briceno said in a statement that a $50 million (€47 million) facility, the result of a public-private partnership with German company Variodin, would convert municipal solid waste and sargassum into diesel fuel replacements. The facility could be... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 9, 2023
Vehicles that supply fuel to aircraft at Dublin Airport will be powered by HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) after airport operator daa teamed up with logistics partner Exolum to carry out a refit of the fuel supply station at the airport fuel farm. The switch to HVO will mean 300,000 fewer litres of diesel will be used at the airport by the fleet of trucks that supply... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 9, 2023
The Trade Remedies Authority (TRA) has launched a transition review into countervailing measures on biodiesel imported from Argentina on October 5.  These measures are among those inherited from the EU system and the TRA is reviewing them to establish whether they are still suitable for the UK’s needs. At present the duty payable on imports of biodiesel from Argentina... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 9, 2023
German imports and exports of biodiesel increased steadily in the past six years. The Netherlands was the most important trading partner, followed by Belgium and Poland. German exports of biodiesel grew steadily over the past years with the exception of 2021. More specifically, exports rose from 1.61 million tonnes in 2017 to 2.72 million tonnes in 2022 - translating... [Read More]


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