Dutch dredging and marine contractor Royal Boskalis Westminster has reached an agreement with SkyNRG for the delivery of 250,000 litres of sustainable diesel to be used in a pilot project in the Netherlands involving a number of Boskalis trucks.

The fuel is sourced from used cooking oil and blended with 70% conventional diesel.

Boskalis says the pilot project ‘is consistent’ with its efforts to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions.

If the project proves successful, a pilot project on board of one of the Boskalis ships will be contemplated, it has been reported.

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