Small-scale fuel upgrader [SOU]
What: upgrading fuel on decentralised locations by desulfurization & extracting micro particles
(up to 1 micrometer). The setup will only make use of local available molecules.
Client: Dutch Ministry of Defence
Status: contracting funding
Result: unit fitting in 20ft container to treat 24 m3 per day for extraction of sulphur and solid particles. Reduce the sulphur content to minimum 200 mg/kg, focus on 10 mg/kg. Effect on operation is reduction in sulphur emissions and >100% longer operation before maintenance interval
Spin-off: improvement in multiple areas on emissions & use of sulphur in local markets
Joint Venture Partners: Royal Kemper & Van Twist Diesel BV and Indra Scientific SA.