Volkswagen opts for fossil-free car transport operations using biofuel

By Naida Hakirevic Marine biofuels supplier GoodFuels has been selected by car manufacturer Volkswagen Group to supply biofuel oil (MR1-100 or BFO) for the group’s shipments.

The move is said to represent another major step for sustainable shipping in the car carrier segment.

As informed, the Depth RoRo carrier Patara was bunkered with 100% GoodFuels’ BFO, which reduced the vessel’s CO2 emissions by at least 85%, and all SOx emissions on its voyages between Emden (Germany), Dublin (Ireland), Santander (Spain) and Setubal (Portugal) with Volkswagen Group’s cargo.

Volkswagen Group Logistics uses sustainable waste oils and residues to ship its vehicles in a new partnership with GoodFuels.

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