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Consortium to build first biorefinery for marine fuel in Denmark

9:34 AM MDT | September 10, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

The Port of Frederikshavn (Frederikshavn, Denmark) and Steeper Energy (Calgary, AB), along with Aalborg University (Aalborg, Denmark) have entered into a partnership to establish the world’s first biomass-based plant to produce a sustainable marine fuel, Steeper Energy has announced. The plant will produce sulfur-free fully renewable fuel for the several thousand vessels passing through the port annually. The size of the plant is initially set at 50,000-100,000 m.t./year of fuel, and will only cover a part of the potential market. To produce this volume...

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