TotalEnergies Marine Fuels has successfully conducted its first-ever biofuel bunkering trials in French ports, according to TotalEnergies Mobility Solutions on Thursday (4 May).
The firm supplied bio-marine gas oil blends to oil tanker Minerva Tychi and Corsica Ferries Ro-Ro vessel Mega Express Two. The bunkering operations were conducted via truck-to-ship transfer at Port of Le Havre and Port of Toulon.
TotalEnergies said the move is a testament to the company’s commitment to promoting sustainable practices and reducing the carbon footprint of the shipping sector.
“These trials have highlighted that biofuels offer an immediate solution to curbing emissions. In these two operations, between 20 to 25% of GHG savings were achieved from a well-to-wake basis,” it said in a social media post.
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Photo credit: TotalEnergies Marine Fuels
Published: 5 May, 2023
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