VPS Launches Biofuels Protection Service

Fuel testing agency VPS has launched its new service overlaying biofuel bunker blends.

As Ship & Bunker reported last month, the corporate has developed an extra safety service to assist its prospects tackle biofuel blends as they search to scale back carbon emissions.

The new service, APS-BIO, helps prospects to make sure asset safety, operational effectivity and legislative compliance whereas utilizing biofuels, the corporate stated in an emailed assertion on Monday.

“Biofuels have been rapidly recognised as an instantaneous ‘drop-in’ possibility to scale back transport emissions,” Steve Bee, group industrial director at VPS, stated within the assertion.

“However, their chemistry and behavior may be very completely different from conventional marine fuels.

“So their gasoline administration requires a novel set of laboratory checks and advisory assist, to evaluate and monitor their high quality.

“VPS APS-Bio offers this service, giving our prospects peace-of-mind when utilizing biofuels.”

Biofuel blends are taking a rising share of the marine vitality combine as a comparatively uncomplicated drop-in substitute for standard fuels with decrease web GHG emissions. Both Rotterdam and Singapore now have significant quantities of biofuel blend sales.


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