Classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) on Tuesday (7 February) issued a comprehensive Guidance Notes document to address the increasing number of statutory, class and operational challenges and questions related to the use of biofuels.
The guidance document has been divided into four chapters:
“With the drive towards a decarbonised future gaining momentum, shipping has seen an increasing interest in renewable fuels such as biofuels,” LR said.
“Many are considering biofuels as an interim solution which does not require any significant adjustments to the existing supply chain infrastructure and machinery and is considered as a drop-in fuel before zero-carbon fuels become widely available for maritime operations.”
“With the drive towards a decarbonised future gaining momentum, shipping has seen an increasing interest in renewable fuels such as biofuels. Many are considering biofuels as an interim solution. To address the increasing number of statutory, class and operational challenges and questions related to the use of biofuels, LR has issued a comprehensive Guidance Notes document,” it added.
Note: The full comprehensive Guidance Notes for Class and Statutory Approval and Use of Marine Biofuels can be found here.
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Published: 8 February, 2023
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