Amsterdam, Port of Moerdijk June 2016. Dutch Dredging has kicked off its year round operation on sustainable “drop-in” marine biofuel out of the Dutch Port of Moerdijk. The Alouette, permanently stationed in the port of Moerdijk will operate on a unique marine fuel which for 30% consists out of a sustainable bio components made out of waste streams. Next to saving on local emissions (PM, NOx and SOx) the GoodFuels Marine “B30” fuel blend will reduce the CO2 footprint with 25%.
Kees Van de Graaf, CEO of Dutch Dredging commented: “as Dutch Dredging we take the environment very seriously. We always strive for best in class sustainability and this fuel will again take us a step further.”
Dirk Kronemeijer, CEO of GoodFuels Marine said: “We are very proud of our second major dredging customer which will help further accelerate uptake of sustainable marine biofuel in the marine industry.”
Ferdinand van den Oever, CEO of the Port of Moerdijk commented: “Fantastic that this initiative takes place in our domain. We hope to establish permanent supply of sustainable marine fuel out of Moerdijk in the near future, as one of the achievable results from our Pyrolysis cluster.”