26. May 2022 Meghan Sapp

Great Eastern Shipping Company successfully completes India’s first marine B20 trial

In India, Great Eastern Shipping Company Limited with support from the Director General of shipping, India & Indian Registry of Shipping have successfully completed India’s first trials on an MR tanker in international waters using biofuel-blend.
The biofuel grade B20M, a blend of ISCC certified 20% FAME biofuel and 80% VLSFO was bunkered at Dubai anchorage, UAE from UNIPER Energy and the trials were conducted in international waters. There were no challenges faced during these trials.