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Jul 22, 2022
Cruise ship successfully refuelled with biofuels
Biodiesel News
Jul 20, 2022
Carnarvon Energy has revealed that 75% of the base feedstock required for the Narrogin Project has now been secured for the targeted 10-year period. This is for its renewable diesel business, FutureEnergy Australia, a joint venture with Frontier Impact Group, and is the first biorefinery project in the Western Australian wheatbelt. The firm said its negotiations in... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 19, 2022
European shipowners and fuel suppliers have joined forces to propose amendments to the FuelEU Maritime. EWABA has co-signed a joint statement advocating the best ways to improve the maritime proposal, currently being negotiated at the council of the EU and European Parliament. The signatories, European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA), EWABA, eFuel Alliance,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 18, 2022
BP is aiming to start producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Australia by 2025 after converting its oil refinery near Perth to produce renewable fuels. BP has not disclosed what volume it plans to produce, but BP's Asia Pacific vice president of low-carbon solutions, Lucy Nation, told Reuters output would depend on demand as the facility would be able to switch... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 15, 2022
EU-27 soy supply is expected to rise this year again, following an expansion in production area. Italy is seen to record the biggest increase. The soybean output of the European Union more than tripled over the past 10 years. According to recent information published by the EU Commission, the 2022 harvest is likely to amount to around 3 million tonnes, which would... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 12, 2022
Indonesia aims to implement a 35% palm oil mix in biodiesel, known as B35, by the end of July to help absorb excess palm oil supply. The world’s biggest palm oil producer currently has a mandatory 30% blend of palm oil-based fuel in its biodiesel and the government has been looking at raising it to 35% or 40% to support the price of local palm oil fruits. The Southeast... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 12, 2022
FutureEnergy Australia has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with the regional Western Australia electricity company Horizon Power. The MoU provides a framework for the organisations to pursue a strategic partnership on renewable diesel project development and production. A strategic partnership with Horizon Power is intended to canvas a wide range of... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 11, 2022
Neste, MAN and Altens have signed a partnership contract aimed at promoting biofuels in France. France is a strong market for biodiesel and FAME, but many OEMs would like to see more renewable diesel or HVO100, on the market. The objective of this partnership is to promote the common vision of the crucial role that biofuels can play in the sustainability transformation... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 1, 2022
Pacific Biodiesel has expanded the availability of locally-made biodiesel to customers across Hawai‘i. Each station holds 8,000 gallons of distilled biodiesel produced at the company’s refinery on Hawai‘i Island. The stations offer flexibility in providing fuel for on-road, off-road, and marine customers. Several tour boat companies at Ma‘alaea Harbour have... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 1, 2022
XPO Logistics will take to the road in July for the 42nd year as the official transport partner of the Tour de France and the company expects its alternative-fuel fleet to use 49,000 litres of HVO. When the winner of the legendary cycling competition is declared at the Champs-Élysées in Paris, an XPO team of 58 drivers will have transported more than 570 tons of goods... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 29, 2022
Marr Contracting has begun using renewable diesel (also known as HVO100) from Neste in their heavy lift luffing tower crane fleet in Australia. The switch to Neste-produced 100% renewable diesel comes after significant consultation with Marr clients and leaders within Australia’s construction industry on the best solution for transitioning away from fossil fuels. After... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 29, 2022
TotalEnergies Marine Fuels and Mitsui OSK Lines have successfully completed the first biofuel bunker operation for a vehicle carrier in Singapore. The local operation was made possible with support from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. The MOL-operated car and truck carrier, Heroic Ace, was refuelled by TotalEnergies-supplied biofuel on 11 June, via ship-to-ship... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 28, 2022
Strong market prices as a consequence of tight global rapeseed supply and good seeding conditions are motivating Australian rapeseed growers to expand their rapeseed areas. This assessment is supported by the first report of the Australian Oilseed Federation (AOF). Previously good seeding conditions in many parts of the Australian production regions have allowed producers... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 24, 2022
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has raised its global harvest estimate and foreign trade forecast for soybeans over the next year. According to the USDA estimate, global soybean production in the marketing year 2022/23 is set to reach 395.4 million tonnes. This is up 680,000 tonnes on the previous month's estimate and up 12.3% from 2021/22. The key reason... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 22, 2022
Fintoil and Neste Engineering Solutions have selected Emerson’s automation software and technologies to maximise the operational performance of its biorefinery being constructed at a port in Finland. The plant in Hamina-Kotka will be the third-largest crude tall oil (CTO) biorefinery in the world and will produce advanced biofuel and biochemical feedstocks that help... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 17, 2022
Cargill has completed its first state-of-the-art advanced biodiesel plant in Ghent, Belgium, which converts waste oils and residues into renewable fuel. The advanced biodiesel produced at the facility will be used by the maritime and trucking sectors, enabling customers to lower the carbon footprint associated with their maritime and road transport activities. The groundbreaking... [Read More]


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