Electrification of Ships Building Momentum as RR Unveils New Battery System

August 15, 2018

Category: Shipping

A lithium-based energy storage system for ships has been launched by technology company Rolls-Royce. SAVe Energy is said to be a cost-competitive, highly efficient and liquid cooled battery system with a modular design that enables the product to scale according […]

Electric car sales up 37% in Europe, 77% in China

August 9, 2018

Category: Vehicles

When I wrote about UK renewables seeing record-setting production, I noted the slight downside that transport-related emissions were up slightly. But here’s the thing: I would much rather see the grid get greener first, because even if transport-related emissions are […]

Drewry: Container Port Utilisation Levels Set to Rise

August 2, 2018

Category: Shipping

While there may be clouds on the horizon in the form of tariff and trade war fears, economic fundamentals are likely to win-out in the long run, global shipping consultancy Drewry said. “Against this positive picture near term container port […]

Travel and Public transit, Vehicles

GreenPower delivers 3 more all-electric buses to City of Porterville

August 14, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

GreenPower Motor Co. Inc. (GreenPower) received payment for the next three EV350 all-electric transit buses for the City of Porterville, bringing the total electric bus fleet to five. This represents the halfway mark for Porterville’s initial order of 10 zero-emissions […]


EZ-GO: A fully autonomous, zero emission concept from Renault

August 13, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

TreeHugger has said it many times before, but fully autonomous cars probably won’t look much like cars anymore. And still, cars are so ingrained in our popular consciousness that I, personally, have a hard time picturing what comes next. Fortunately, […]


COSCO Shipping International Bounces Back to Profit

August 13, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Singapore-listed COSCO Shipping International saw its turnover from continuing operations jump by 271 pct in the second quarter of 2018. The logistics management company posted a turnover of SGD 40 million (USD 29 million) for Q2 2018, mainly driven by […]