J-ENG to research biofuel on MHI test engine

The 179,288-dwt bulker Frontier Sky completed a trial bunkering operation of biofuel at the port of Rotterdam in January 2019. (Credit: GoodFuels Marine)

Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG) is to begin research and development on the use of biofuel on a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) test engine. The research is being undertaken in cooperation with shipping and logistics company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line), using samples of Goodfuels'' advanced biofuel.

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