Neste’s new IMO2020-compliant low-sulphur marine fuel available in Germany

Neste Corporation, Press Release, 5 November 2019 at 9 a.m. (EET)

Neste and the German BMT Bunker und Mineralöltransport GmbH have signed a partner agreement concerning distribution and sales of Neste MarineTM 0.5. This new marine fuel, containing maximum 0.5% sulphur, has been available in Bremerhaven, Germany, since the beginning of November 2019.  

BMT is a bunkering services company with a long experience in the sales of marine fuels. The company is well-known especially in the North Sea coast in Germany, which is a key logistics channel for global shipping companies.

“We are truly delighted that BMT is our marine fuel channel partner in Northwestern Europe. They share our passion for cleaner shipping and have the ability to distribute Neste Marine 0.5 to global shipping companies operating via Bremerhaven,” says Sveta Ukkonen, Head of Marine Fuels and Services at Neste.

“We are proud to bring our BMT expertise and Neste’s high-quality marine fuels together. We value cooperation with Neste, one of the leading providers of cleaner and more sustainable fuel solutions. BMT is committed to building strong partnerships, which is also our key driver with Neste,” says Andreas Mestermann, CEO of BMT. 

By choosing Neste’s low-sulphur fuel, shipping companies will have a solution, which is easy to switch to, and guarantees immediate compliance with IMO2020, the global sulphur cap. The high-quality Neste Marine 0.5 contains maximum 0.5% sulphur. The product is manufactured with components from Neste’s refinery in Porvoo, Finland. Leveraging on its long-term refining expertise, Neste is able to ensure stable product quality and technical feasibility. These are verified by full-scale fuel equipment system and engine tests in laboratory and onboard, both generating excellent results.

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Susanna Sieppi
Vice President, Communications (act.)

More information: Sveta Ukkonen, Head of Marine Fuels and Services, Neste. Please contact Neste’s media service, tel. +358 50 458 5076 / media@neste.com (weekdays from 8.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. EET).

Read more: www.neste.com/marine

Neste in brief

Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki) creates sustainable solutions for transport, business, and consumer needs. Our wide range of renewable products enable our customers to reduce climate emissions. We are the world's largest producer of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues, introducing renewable solutions also to the aviation and plastics industries. We are also a technologically advanced refiner of high-quality oil products. We want to be a reliable partner with widely valued expertise, research, and sustainable operations. In 2018, Neste's revenue stood at EUR 14.9 billion. In 2019, Neste placed 3rd on the Global 100 list of the most sustainable companies in the world. Read more: neste.com

BMT in brief

BMT Bunker und Mineralöltransport GmbH is a bunkering services company with extensive experience in the sales of marine fuels. The company is well-known especially in the North Sea coast of Germany, which is a key logistics channel for global shipping companies. www.bmt-bunker.de

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Neste in brief Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki) creates solutions for combating climate change and accelerating a shift to a circular economy. We refine waste, residues and innovative raw materials into renewable fuels and sustainable feedstock for plastics and other materials. We are the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel, developing chemical recycling to combat the plastic waste challenge. We aim at helping customers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with our renewable and circular solutions by at least 20 million tons annually by 2030. As a technologically advanced refiner of high-quality oil products with a commitment to reach carbon-neutral production by 2035, we are also introducing renewable and recycled raw materials such as waste plastic as refinery raw materials. We have consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. In 2019, Neste's revenue stood at EUR 15.8 billion, with 82% of the company’s comparable operating profit coming from renewable products. Read more: neste.com

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