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    German port cuts ‘last mile’ emissions using HVO


    Shunt trains in the German port of Bremerhaven are now running solely on Hydro-treated Vegetable Oil (HVO), instead of diesel, making last-mile transport significantly cleaner.

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    Rotterdam builds resilience using alternative fuels


    Major investments in hydrogen and biofuels in 2022 are helping to shape the Port of Rotterdam’s resilience into the future.

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    France ramps up its biofuels logistics chain


    Haropa Port has teamed up with a petroleum products company to set up a specific biofuels logistics chain and ramp up capacity along the Seine Axis.

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    Calls made for more supportive framework for new fuels


    Collaborative projects advancing new fuels are underway, but a more supportive framework for change is being called for.

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    Drop-in biofuel trial success


    A drop-in biofuel pilot has successfully completed, helping establish a framework for the use of alternative fuels

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    LNG Barge Deal Boosts German Yard


    Resurgent German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) has landed a major deal for a series of LNG bunker tankers. Three 4,500m3-capacity newbuilds have been ordered by a consortium made up of the German companies Nordic Hamburg Shipmanagement and Wessels Marine and the Dutch firm Titan Clean Fuels.

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    First Singaporean Biofuel Bunkering For Hapag-Lloyd Boxship


    TotalEnergies Marine Fuels has concluded its first refuelling of a Hapag-Lloyd containership with biofuel in Singapore’s port waters. The bunkering marks the start of a term supply agreement between the two companies.

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    Alfa Laval launches first biofuel-ready separators


    Alfa Laval has responded to the specific operational requirements that biofuels will present by introducing the maritime industry’s first biofuel-optimised separators and separator upgrades.

  • Fure Valö completed a roundtrip from Norway to Iceland on Equinor’s new fuel blend containing used cooking oil.

    Furetank pilots waste-based renewable fuel


    The dual-fuel tanker Fure Valö has performed the first voyage on a new Equinor fuel blend containing used cooking oil.

  • Attero, Nordsol, and Titan plan to begin production in 2024 from a new 2,400 ton/year plant in the Netherlands to supply bio-LNG to shipping.

    FID taken on bio-LNG plant in Netherlands


    Attero, Nordsol, and Titan have announced final investment decision (FID) on a facility in Wilp in the Netherlands to supply bio-LNG to shipping.

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    Samskip extends short-sea biofuel agreement


    Samskip has extended its commitment to sustainable biofuels in shortsea shipping operations, calculating that it will make 45,000 tonnes in additional CO2 emissions savings before the year of 2022.

  • The ‘isotopic tracer’ was added to a batch of sustainable biofuel by a team member from Control Union.

    Isotopic tracer tested in biofuels


    Biofuels provider GoodFuels has conducted a trial with global certification organisation Control Union and France’s IDS Group to test the effectiveness of a unique isotopic tracer for biofuels.

  • NYK is participating in a project to install Sustainable Energy's ISOP system onboard ships to generate biofuel from combustible garbage and other materials.

    Partners to study converting onboard waste into fuel


    LPG distributer Astomos Energy Corporation, Sustainable Energy Development, and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) have agreed to jointly study converting organic waste generated on board to fuel.

  • Titan is planning to build a 200,000 tonne/year bio-LNG liquefaction plant focused on the maritime market at the Port of Amsterdam.

    Titan plans new bio-LNG plant


    Titan has chosen the Port of Amsterdam as the site for its new biomethane (bio-LNG) liquefaction plant.

  • MAN Energy Solutions has operational experience running stationary engines on a range of biofuels including crude palm oil (CPO), FAME, HVO, palm oil, stearin, tallow (animal fat), and used cooking oil.

    MAN ES to leverage stationary biofuel expertise


    MAN Energy Solutions plans to leverage its expertise in the combustion of biofuels in stationary applications in the maritime market, Finn Fjeldhøj, Head of Engineering, MAN Energy Solutions - Small Bore at Holeby tells The Motorship. 

  • The EMSA Biofuels report was produced in collaboration with ABS, Arcsilea and CE Delft.

    EMSA reports on biofuels and ammonia


    The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has published reports on the use of biofuels and ammonia for shipping fuel.

  • The official launch of the SIBCON 2022 exhibition in Singapore was held earlier this week.

    Singapore accelerates digitalisation of its bunkering supply chain


    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Singapore Trade Data Exchange Services (SGTraDex) and key industry solution providers to accelerate digitalisation of Singapore’s bunkering supply chain.

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    BV white paper promotes WtW approach


    A new white paper from Bureau Veritas (BV) presents an overview of different alternative fuels, considering issues such as availability and promoting a well-to-wake (WtW) approach to emissions.

  • The study's findings suggest that pure bioLNG could cover up to 3% of the total energy demand for shipping fuels in 2030 and 13% in 2050.

    Report: BioLNG likely cheaper than other fuels


    Bio-LNG can meet a significant proportion of future shipping demand and will be among the cheapest sustainable alternative marine fuels, according to a new study commissioned by SEA\LNG.

  • Höegh Autoliners has begun to offer customers the possibility of transporting cargo out of Europe while running on 100% advanced biofuels.

    Höegh Autoliners commits to green fuels


    Höegh Autoliners has joined the First Movers Coalition and committed to running at least 5 % of its deep sea operations on either green ammonia or green methanol by 2030.