STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- The Department of the Navy said in a news release Wednesday it would purchase at least 37 million gallons of drop-in biofuels as part of its F-76 marine diesel and JP-5 shipboard jet fuel supply.
Bids are due by July 9, and deliveries of fuel will start April 1, 2015.
The purchase was listed in the upcoming Inland/East/Gulf Coast bulk fuels solicitation released by the Defense Logistics Agency Energy on Monday, June 9. The Inland/East/Gulf Coast is the single largest bulk fuels acquisition program, and is valued in excess of $3.5 billion.
The biofuels sought can ...