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Rio Tinto and bp Sign One-Year Trial of Marine Biofuels

Rio Tinto and bp sign one-year trial of marine biofuels

Rio Tinto and bp have agreed to work together on a one-year biofuel trial to help reduce carbon emissions from its marine fleet. Under the trial, bp is supplying Rio Tinto with marine biofuel for approximately 12 months.The trial is using a bp-manufactured B30 biofuel blend composed of 30% fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) blended with very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO).

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BV Issues Guidelines on Ammonia as Marine Fuel

Bureau Veritas (BV) has released an Ammonia-Prepared notation and has developed a rule note for ammonia as a marine fuel to support shipowners, designers, shipyards and charterers in advancing their journeys toward using ammonia and a zero-carbon future.  Ammonia-Prepared is applicable to newbuilds and certifies that a ship has been designed and constructed to be converted to use ammonia as fuel

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