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Navigator Terminals and Alfanar sign MoU

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Meenal Datar

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UK leading independent bulk liquid storage provider, Navigator Terminals has announced the signing of an infrastructure partnership with global renewables project developer, engineering and construction company Alfanar.

Under the terms of the agreement Navigator will develop the North Tees rail terminal for the receipt, storage and handling of up to one million tonnes of non-recyclable waste feedstocks for Alfanar’s Lighthouse green fuels waste-to-SAF plant located in Port Clarence, UK. It will also construct the UK’s first sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) handling terminal on its North Tees dockside.

The Lighthouse Green Fuels (LGF) project, backed by Alfanar, will see approximately 1 million tonnes of non-recyclable waste converted into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at the facility which is to be deployed on Teesside.

Jason Hornsby, CEO of Navigator Terminals says: ‘Navigator Terminals is committed to playing a leading role in delivering net zero for the UK, as the UK’s leading transport, storage and handling experts, we operate a network of strategically located terminals. We have supported Alfanar progress in its thinking around the Lighthouse SAF project for over 12 months and now are pleased to announce our formal partnership.’

‘We are delighted to form a partnership with Navigator Terminals on Teesside, we kicked off the FEED study for our Lighthouse Green Fuels project in June 2022 and we are now looking to start engineering works associated with the build out the regional infrastructure on Teesside, and this includes partnering with Navigator Terminals,’ adds Mishal Almutlaq, chief investment officer, Alfanar global development.

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