Hapag-Lloyd Cruises on Friday (14 October) said its vessel has successfully conducted the trial use of biofuel blend bunker supplied by marine biofuel supply company GoodFuels.
“For the first time, we have bunkered biofuel from sustainable resources from GoodFuels which consists mainly of residues of cooking oils,” said CEO Julian Pfitzner in a social media post.
“Our expedition vessel HANSEATIC inspiration bunkered this as an admixture to marine gas oil in the Netherlands.”
He said the certified biofuel is almost free of sulfur oxides and offers a CO2 reduction of up to 90 percent compared to fossil fuels.
“I am very happy that the test trial was successful as expected! Further admixtures of biofuels are planned for our fleet in the future!,” Pfitzner.
Photo credit: Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Published: 17 October, 2022
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