Amsterdam, Port of Moerdijk June 2016. Dutch Dredging has kicked off its year round operation on sustainable “drop-in” marine biofuel out of the Dutch Port of Moerdijk. The Alouette, permanently stationed in the port of Moerdijk will operate on a unique marine fuel which for 30% consists out of a sustainable bio components made out of waste streams. Next to saving on local emissions (PM, NOx and SOx) the GoodFuels Marine “B30” fuel blend will reduce the CO2 footprint with 25%.
Kees Van de Graaf, CEO of Dutch Dredging commented: “as Dutch Dredging we take the environment very seriously. We always strive for best in class sustainability and this fuel will again take us a step further.”
Dirk Kronemeijer, CEO of GoodFuels Marine said: “We are very proud of our second major dredging customer which will help further accelerate uptake of sustainable marine biofuel in the marine industry.”
Ferdinand van den Oever, CEO of the Port of Moerdijk commented: “Fantastic that this initiative takes place in our domain. We hope to establish permanent supply of sustainable marine fuel out of Moerdijk in the near future, as one of the achievable results from our Pyrolysis cluster.”
Notes to Editors:
“Drop-in biofuels” are liquid hydrocarbons that are functionally equivalent to petroleum-derived fuels, meaning that they can be effectively ‘dropped in’ to existing bunker infrastructure and onboard vessels.
About Dutch Dredging
Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging is a medium size dredging company, based in Sliedrecht in the Netherlands and active worldwide. The holding is an independent family business. The total scope of activities consists of dredging, surveying and related marine operations in the fullest sense. The focus on sustainability and respect for the ecosystem has been one of the key-factors in the development of the company.
About GoodFuels Marine
GoodFuels Marine is a Netherland’s based global pioneer in sustainable marine fuels. The company has created a one-stop shop for marine industry customers integrating the entire supply chain for sustainable marine biofuels. From feedstock to tank, GoodFuels Marine’s proposition covers elements of sourcing feedstock and ensuring its 100% sustainability, the production and refining, the global distribution, quality assurance and marketing programs with ports, governments and end clients.
GoodFuels Marine is part of the GoodNRG Group, which is active under various labels and companies in sales, marketing, trading, R&D and production of truly sustainable fuels for the transport segments for which biofuels is one of the best or only viable long-term alternative. Learn more about GoodFuels at www.goodfuels.com
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