Australia-first grain ship to test biofuel’s economic and green credentials

ABC | Jan 8, 2022 at 7:50 AM
  • The country’s first grain ship powered by biofuel is set to leave port on Sunday, only the second time the renewable fuel alternative has been used in an Australian export ship.
  • It is hoped trials like the Edwine Oldendorff’s will reveal just how much can be used and how much emissions can be reduced.
  • With billions of dollars of investment flowing into both methanol and hydrogen, the race is on to replace bunker oil altogether, however biofuel cannot be written off long term.