Fuel & Lubricants

Virtually every aspect of fisheries and aquaculture is dependant on fuel to keep the engines running, and increasingly on alternative fuels and emerging technologies.

  • Commercial Oils

    Commercial Oils at Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen


    Commercial Oils, part of Certas Energy Lubricants, will be exhibiting at Skipper Expo International Aberdeen to demonstrate its range of lubricants and greases for the commercial fishing industry.

  • CJCTM Mariel Diesel Purifier with Variable Flow Control

    Oil system maintenance is the key to clean diesel


    C. C. Jensen writes for WF&A on the importance of ‘clean diesel’.

  • Aviation fuel from aquaculture


    Construction has started on an integrated seawater, energy and agriculture facility at Masdar City, Abu Dhabi.

  • Aranda is switching to domestic biofuel made from food industry by-products. Credit: Juha Flinkman, SYKE

    Research vessel switches to biofuel


    Finnish marine research vessel Aranda is switching over to domestic biofuel made from food industry by-products, such as used vegetable oils and fish guts, which will significantly reduce the vessel’s carbon load.

  • Fuel savings for Peruvian company


    Broquet International Ltd. Has received an order to supply fuel saving devices for installation on the main and auxiliary engines of over 60 trawlers in the Tecnologica de Alimentos SA (TASA) fleet, a major fishing company based in Lima, Peru.

  • See glycerine fuel in action at Seawork


    The world’s first marine engine to be run using the exceptionally clean fuel of glycerine will be on display at Seawork International, in Southampton, UK, in June.

  • Glycerol show promise as a marine fuel


    One solution to combat the challenge of rising fuel costs, tightening emissions regulations and managing pollution risk may be the use of glycerol (glycerine) as a fuel for marine diesel engines.

  • Wärtsilä Bio Seal Ring

    Wärtsilä launches new long life seal ring


    Wärtsilä has launched its new Bio Seal RingTM product for maritime stern tube seal applications.

  • Sludge handling almost eliminated


    At DanFish International, C.C.Jensen A/S will present its latest solution in oil filtration for the fishing fleet - a filter that eliminates the sludge problem in lube and diesel oils and reduces the need for oil change.

  • Singapore NExBTL plant

    Producing renewable diesel from fish waste


    Neste Oil has started producing NExBTL renewable diesel from waste fat sourced from the fish processing industry at its Singapore refinery.

  • EnSolve Biosystems awarded grant for SOx scrubber technology


    EnSolve Biosystems has been awarded a grant to develop a prototype treatment device for the removal of hydrocarbons from sulfur oxide (SOx) scrubber treatment systems.

  • Biodiesel company to develop algae farm


    World Health Energy Holdings, Inc. has signed a Letter of Intent with Prime Inc. India to develop a biodiesel production facility of up to 250 acres, with a budget of up to $100m.