Upcoming events

2019 October 22 - 2019 October 23

Global Biofuels Summit

Date: 22 - 23 October, 2019

Venue: Novotel Singapore, Singapore

Website: Link

Attend Global Biofuels Summit in Singapore to address key challenges & explore new opportunities in this market, followed by an optional site visit to Neste Singapore - Producer of World's Cleanest Renewable Diesel.

  • DREWRY MARITIME presents implications of EU Ban on palm oil markets and impacts on Malaysia & Indonesia 
  • BHARAT PETROLEUM spotlights on India’s biofuel roadmap 
  • GOODFUELS features industry leading cases in marine biofuels 
  • BHP BILLITON reveals challenges for biofuels in maritime applications 
  • TATA MOTOR’s perspective on EV vs. Biofuels - challenges, value chain & sustainability
  • LUX RESEARCH highlights key emerging technology developers set to alter biofuels future  
  • SCANIA updates on biofuel projects for heavy duty vehicles 
  • Turning Used Cooking Oil (UCO) into biofuels by ALPHA BIOFUELS
  • NOVOZYMES on cellulosic ethanol production
  • Panel discussion on sustainable feedstock supply joined by ENI TRADING & SHIPPING, NESTE OIL, BHARAT PETROLEUM & ALPHA BIOFUELS

Stricter rules on sulfur emissions from ships will be effective next year for the oil and shipping industries. From January 2020, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will ban ships from using fuels with a sulfur content above 0.5%, compared with 3.5% now. Biofuels produced from Used Cooking Oils are being tested by ocean-going ships in pilot trials worldwide.

Based on an article by Hellenics Shipping News in March 2019, CMA CGM has teamed up with the Port of Rotterdam, IKEA Transport & Logistics Services and biofuel company GoodShipping to test biofuels made from UCO and forest product residues. The fuel can be used in a marine engine without modifications and able to reduce CO2 emissions up to 90 percent. This fuel “virtually eliminates” sulfur oxide emissions which enables shipping operators to meet IMO’s deadline.

Sign up now with huiyan@cmtsp.com.sg for early bird discounts. Send a group of 3 to enjoy further discounts.