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GoodFuels Marine Fossil-Free Maritime Fuel Lauded (Ind. Report)
GoodFuels
Date: 2018-09-14
In Amsterdam, GoodFuels Marine is reporting its GoodShipping Program, which claims to be the world's first global initiative established to decarbonize shipping through the use of sustainable low carbon marine fuels, has enabled five pioneering shippers -- Tony's Chocolonely, Dopper, Blygold, Magic Marine and Mystic -- to collectively cut their carbon footprint by over 40 tons through the use of GoodFuels Marine's advanced, sustainable marine fuel.

The five shippers have also reduced local emissions of sulphur oxide (SOx), nitrogen oxide (NOx), and particulate matter (PM). When combined, emissions of these substances from vessels in port regions lead to over 60,000 premature deaths globally each year, according to researchers from the University of Delaware.

The GoodShipping Program , which requires shippers to commit to a reduction in their sea freight CO2 emissions, works on the premise that as all CO2 from container shipping is emitted into the same atmosphere, the means of mitigating these emissions is equally impactful, regardless of which vessels adopt biofuels over traditional bunker fuels -- or the amount of "drop in" biofuel that is added to the fuel tank, as long as it offsets the CO2 costs of transporting participating shippers' cargo. (Source: GoodFuels, Marine link, 13 Sept., 2018)Contact: GoodFuels, Dirk Kronemeijer, CEO, +31 (0) 85 8000 238, info@goodfuels.com, www.goodfuels.com

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Amsterdam Expects Biodiesel Blends to Cut CO2 Emissions (Int'l)
Port of Amsterdam ,Good Fuels
Date: 2017-03-13
The Port of Amsterdam reports that vessels in its fleet will now run on fuel containing 30 pct biodiesel, reducing CO2 emissions by 25 percent compared to conventional diesel.

The port notes that, following a successful pilot, GoodFuels Marine has been awarded the tender to supply the Port of Amsterdam's fleet of five patrol vessels with the biodiesel bunkers. (Source: Port of Amsterdam, Ship & Bunker, 10 Mar., 2017) Contact: Good Fuels Marine, Dirk Kronemeijer, CEO, info@goodfuels.com, goodfuels.com/marine; Port of Amsterdam, www.portofamsterdam.com/en

More Low-Carbon Energy News Biodiesel,  Marine Biofuel,  Marine Emissions,  CO2,  Good Fuels,  

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