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Alfa Laval Completes Acquisition of Marine Performance Systems


In 2021, Alfa Laval acquired a minority stake in the Netherlands-based company Marine Performance Systems (MPS), with an option to acquire the remaining part later. Now Alfa Laval has executed that option and completed the acquisition to own 100 percent of MPS. MPS’ innovative technology significantly reduces the friction from vessels when sailing, resulting in fuel savings.  

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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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