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CMA CGM reports successful biofuel trials

French container line CMA CGM and Swedish furniture major IKEA have completed two successful trials with biofuel from company GoodFuels on commercial container vessels, they report.

Photo: Niels Hougaard/Politiken/Ritzau Scanpix

A CMA CGM vessel has completed a successful test, in which the ship sailed from northern Europe to Asia on a blend of conventional fossil fuels and a newly developed biofuel, the liner company informs along with GoodFuels, which developed the fuel, and furniture giant IKEA, which was part of the trial and program.

The trial was conducted on vessel CMA CGM Alexander von Humboldt during September and October, when the ship went on its ocean-going sailing from northern Europe to Asia.

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