Tag: <span>Biofuel</span>

WinGD engines to run on methanol by 2024 and ammonia by 2025
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WinGD engines to run on methanol by 2024 and ammonia by 2025

Swiss engine designer WinGD has announced that its engines will be able to run on methanol and ammonia from 2024 and 2025, respectively. WinGD’s multi-fuel solutions will be based on the company’s diesel-fuelled X engines and dual-fuel X-DF engines. The ability to use zero-carbon or carbon-neutral fuels such as ammonia and methanol in both of...

Royal Van Wijhe Verf switches to biofuels to decarbonise freight
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Royal Van Wijhe Verf switches to biofuels to decarbonise freight

Royal Van Wijhe Verf, supplier of coatings and colourants, has teamed up with GoodShipping to decarbonise the company’s ocean freight of all incoming raw materials through the application of sustainable marine biofuel. Under the partnership, GoodShipping will facilitate a switch to biofuel for the Royal Van Wijhe Verf’s cargo shipments, providing the company with a...

Unifeeder bunkers GoodFuels’ biofuel
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Unifeeder bunkers GoodFuels’ biofuel

GoodFuels and Unifeeder have together completed their first bunkering of sustainable marine biofuel in the Port of Rotterdam. Under this new partnership, the shortsea container ship Elbsummer was bunkered with a blend of marine biofuel produced from 100 per cent sustainable feedstock and marine gasoil (MGO) before starting its journey towards Helsinki, Finland. This is...

Chemical tanker completes voyage sailing on 100 per cent biofuel
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Chemical tanker completes voyage sailing on 100 per cent biofuel

The chemical tanker Monax has successfully completed a voyage using 100 per cent sustainable marine biofuel. The news was confirmed by Stolt Tankers, its technical manager Synergy Group, investment manager Tufton, and biofuels supplier GoodFuels. The biofuel, derived from feedstocks such as used cooking oil and waste animal fats, was used on board the 20,762...

WPI receives more than $200K to examine the conversion of plastics into ship fuel
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WPI receives more than $200K to examine the conversion of plastics into ship fuel

A research project led by chemical engineers from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) that will examine how to convert marine plastics into ship fuel has received a two-year US $259,299 grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) 2026 Idea Machine competition. The project, “Probabilistic Analysis of Converting Marine-Borne Plastics into Usable Fuels,” will explore converting marine...

Alfa Laval begins biofuel testing at Danish centre
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Alfa Laval begins biofuel testing at Danish centre

Alfa Laval’s Test & Training Centre in Aalborg, Denmark has been readied for testing with biofuels. Biofuels are one possible option for reducing emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and meeting the IMO’s target of cutting emissions by at least 50 per cent by 2050 from 2008.  The centre is also a site for collaboration with...

Hopper Dredger sails 2,000 hours on 100 per cent marine biofuel
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Hopper Dredger sails 2,000 hours on 100 per cent marine biofuel

Jan De Nul Group has announced that its trailing suction hopper dredger, ‘Alexander von Humboldt’, has completed 2,000 hours of operation on 100 per cent renewable, second-generation Biofuel Oil (BFO). The vessel is powered by 2 × MAN 12V32/40 and 1 × MAN 7L32/40 main engines. Jan De Nul Group reports that this major milestone...

Stena Bulk introduces low-carbon shipping options
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Stena Bulk introduces low-carbon shipping options

Following Stena Bulk’s successful biofuel trial in April, the company is now introducing low-carbon shipping options for its customers. Biofuel has the potential of putting shipping on the trajectory towards IMO’s greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets, without having to wait for new technology and zero-carbon fuels to emerge as commercially viable options. Stena’s recent trial,...

BMW Group joins UECC and GoodShipping in biofuel trial
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BMW Group joins UECC and GoodShipping in biofuel trial

Short sea shipowner UECC and the GoodShipping Program have partnered with car manufacturer BMW Group to continue to test marine Bio Fuel-Oil (BFO) on UECC’s ro-ro car carrying vessels. BMW Group joins UECC and the GoodShipping Program in the previously announced trial, where BFO is being tested on UECC’s 140m, 2,080-vehicle carrier M/V Autosky. By...

German ship manager successfully bunkers biofuel
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German ship manager successfully bunkers biofuel

Bavarian ship management company Minship and its subsidiary Minmarine have announced that a bulk carrier in their fleet of managed vessels, M/V Trudy, has successfully bunkered biofuel at the Port of Rotterdam. The biofuel bunkered by the 2009-built, 30,790-dwt bulk carrier on April 17 was GoodFuels’ sustainable Bio-fuel Oil MR1-100, a second-generation sustainable biofuel produced...

Stena Bulk tests tanker on 100 per cent biofuel
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Stena Bulk tests tanker on 100 per cent biofuel

During the coming weeks Stena Bulk will perform a test running an MR tanker on 100 per cent biofuel. The fuel is the MR1-100 biofuel oil, produced from used cooking oil and supplied by Dutch company GoodFuels. The 183 metre long Stena Immortal bunkered 250 tonnes of the biofuel while docked in the port of...

Maersk offers customers carbon-neutral transport
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Maersk offers customers carbon-neutral transport

A new and first-of-its-kind carbon neutral product is being piloted in the shipping industry by Maersk. Carbon neutral biofuel is being trialled onboard the Mette Maersk to help the shipping company deliver carbon neutral transportation for its customers. Biofuel, which is certified as a sustainable fuel by the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) body,...