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Oldendorff ship tests biofuel from Australia to Vietnam

A dry bulk vessel from Oldendorff Carriers has tested a fuel blend with second-generation biofuel on a voyage from Australia to Vietnam. The biofuel reduced CO2 emissions by 15 percent, the carrier says.

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A ship from German dry bulk operator Oldendorff Carriers has tested a fuel blend containing second-generation biofuel on a voyage from Australia to Vietnam, the company writes in a press release.

Vessel Edwine Oldendorff completed the test on a sailing from Albany Grain Terminal in Western Australia to Vietnam carrying 30,000 tonnes of malting barley from CBH Group to Intermalt, the leading malting company in Vietnam.

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