Norway-based global shipping company Klaveness Combination Carriers ASA on Thursday (2 July) said it has started utilising sustainable biofuel as bunker fuel on one of its combination carriers.
The fuel was supplied by GoodFuels to its combination carrier MV Baru, also fondly called ‘the lady in red’, it said.
This event marks the start of Klaveness’s efforts to explore how it can create a more sustainable future for deep sea shipping.
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Photo credit: Klaveness Combination Carriers ASA
Published: 3 July, 2020
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