Oldendorff Carriers on Friday (21 January) shared a research paper on a biofuel trial voyage which the company performed in 2021 with BHP, GoodFuels and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).
“The paper is prepared under our research agreement with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, exploring numerous alternatives for sustainable shipping, and peer-reviewed by the Royal Society of Chemistry,” it stated on social media post LinkedIn.
A summary of the key findings is as follows:
Note: Manifold Times readers may download the “Towards decarbonization of shipping: direct emissions & life cycle impacts from a biofuel trial aboard an ocean-going dry bulk vessel” from the link here.
Photo credit: Oldendorff Carriers
Published: 24 January, 2022
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