WFS Supplies Renewable Diesel Bunkers To US Cruise Ships

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  • Bunker firm World Fuel Services has supplied renewable diesel bunkers to cruise ship Navigator of the Seas in the US West Coast port of Los Angeles.

WFS Provides Renewable Diesel Bunkers to Cruise Ships, reports Ship&Bunker.

Background 

According to the ship’s operator, Royal Caribbean, the Jankovich Company will deliver the fuel to the ship on behalf of WFS.

Royal Caribbean has declared the bunker operation to be the first in the US for a vessel regulated by a leading cruise line cruising from a US port wielding renewable fuel.

Details

WFS chairman and CEO Michael Kasbar said his company was leveraging its “renewable fuel distribution capabilities and technical expertise to increase the use of renewable fuel in a marine application”.

Renewable diesel has a similar molecular structure to conventional marine gas oil and can be used as a ‘drop in’ fuel.

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Source: Ship&Bunker

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