Tag: Stena Bulk

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,...

Stena Bulk presents low emission tanker prototype
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Stena Bulk presents low emission tanker prototype

Stena Bulk has presented a prototype of the next-generation product and chemical tanker, the IMOFlexMAX, which will reportedly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 25 per cent compared to current product tankers. The vessel, designed by Stena Bulk to meet the current and future needs of liquid bulk shipping, is a further development of...

Stena Bulk reports successful biofuel trial
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Stena Bulk reports successful biofuel trial

Stena Bulk and GoodFuels’ trial of marine biofuel has been a success, the companies have confirmed. Stena’s tanker received the first delivery of biofuel oil (BFO) during its recent call at the Port of Rotterdam. The fuel, which GoodFuels launched in 2018, reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 83 per cent and substantially reduces emissions of...

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...

Stena Bulk invests $55m in scrubbers
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Stena Bulk invests $55m in scrubbers

Stena Bulk is investing US $55 million in the retrofit of 16 scrubbers for ten of its IMOIIMAXes, five Suezmaxes and one of standard MR. The total cost covers equipment, installation, and time out of service. Payback time of investment is between 1.5 and 2.5 years, which has already been secured by hedging the fuel...

Stena confirms 21 scrubber deal with Bluesoul
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Stena confirms 21 scrubber deal with Bluesoul

Stena Bulk has signed a turnkey scrubber solution agreement with Chinese Bluesoul to equip fifteen of its Suezmax and IMOIIMAX fleet vessels with scrubbers. The agreement includes the option for 6 further installations prior to 2020. The shipping company says that scrubbers will ensure its fleets are well equipped for compliance with the IMO’s 2020...