Fenix Marine Services Transitions Entire Fleet to Renewable Diesel
In California, Fenix Marine Services (“FMS”) has made one of the largest commitments to environmental sustainability in the maritime sector by fully transitioning its fleet of over 300 pieces of container handling equipment from fossil-based diesel fuel to renewable diesel fuel, effective immediately. This transition also covers smaller, support vehicles previously powered by diesel. Renewable Diesel’s (RD) carbon intensity (Ci) rivals, or beats, battery-electric equipment, reducing particulates by 90%, Nox by 70% and completely eliminating sulfur emissions.
The blend known as RD80 is produced from 80% Recycled Organic Oils/Animal Fats, and 20% biodiesel, which is made from biomass. This blend has proven to provide the best environmental footprint while minimizing transition costs and time.
Fenix has secured a long-term commitment to supply its total fuel demand with renewable diesel, ensuring this substantial environmental benefit is truly sustainable. Fenix is making this commitment long before required transitions to other low or near-zero emissions options planned over the next decade.
Source: The Digest
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