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Impact & Regulations

Building a strong foundation for ESG compliance

May 16, 2024

Via: Splash 247

ESG (environmental, social and governance) considerations have gone from a ‘nice to have’ to a ‘must have’ in the maritime sector, spurred on by increasing regulation and the potential for ESG to be a commercial differentiator. While regulations specific to […]


Impact & Regulations

FHWA to require states to set emissions targets

November 29, 2023

Via: Transport Dive

Initially, the FHWA proposed stronger standards last year for its framework. The final rule’s modifications came a year later after nearly 40,000 public comments. The agency originally called for requiring state emission reductions targets every two years. State transportation departments […]


Shipping

New shipping report highlights benefits of reducing underwater radiated noise

November 16, 2023

Via: Tech Xplore

A new report by the University of Southampton has been launched to assess the relationship between measures aimed at enhancing ship energy efficiency and underwater radiated noise emissions. The report was commissioned by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) to […]


Impact & Regulations

Truck Business, Policymakers Will Need to Tag Team Against Emissions

March 2, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

Most people have yet to see one on the streets of Europe, but the EU wants to make them ubiquitous within a few years. Trucks using batteries or hydrogen fuel cells instead of diesel engines will need to make up […]


Shipping

Prince Rupert Port celebrates 10 years of its Green Wave Program

February 24, 2023

Via: Offshore Energy

Since 2013, commercial vessels have been assessed and allotted savings on their harbour dues based on the magnitude of their air emission and underwater noise performance. In 2022, PRPA introduced a new incentive for cargo vessels that plug into shore […]


Shipping

Maersk to offer emissions tracker for international e-commerce

February 1, 2023

Via: Splash 247

Selected Maersk e-delivery customers in Europe will be able to register for a new tool in February to trace and analyse the emissions of their international parcels. The Danish liner giant, which entered the European e-commerce logistics market in 2021 […]


Impact & Regulations

EU agrees preliminary ETS deal for shipping

December 1, 2022

Via: Splash 247

EU institutions have hammered out a preliminary agreement to include shipping within the scope of the emissions trading system (ETS). Under the deal struck late Tuesday evening, all ships of 5,000 gt and over within the EU will be required […]


Shipping

Industry bodies urge EC to renew vessel sharing regulation to cut emissions & increase efficiency

October 4, 2022

Via: Offshore Energy

The regulation, which expires in April 2024, is now under review by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition (DG COMP). Whilst EU Block Exemption Regulations for consortia have been continuously in place since 1995, the Commission first adopted the CBER […]


Shipping

Maersk backs Clean Shipping Act

September 21, 2022

Via: Offshore Energy

The bill was introduced into the U.S. Congress in July 2022 by Congressman Alan Lowenthal who represents the Port of Long Beach, one of the nation’s busiest cargo ports, and cosponsored by Congresswoman Nanette Barragán who represents the neighboring Port […]


Impact & Regulations

Biden Administration unveils interagency commitment to cut emissions, reduce costs

September 20, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

The Biden Administration announced Friday it had organized a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between four federal agencies that will accelerate the nation’s affordable and equitable clean transportation future. According to the White House, the U.S. Departments of Energy, Transportation, Housing […]


Impact & Regulations

The ‘scope’ of emissions in transportation — Net-Zero Carbon

August 15, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

On this episode of Net-Zero Carbon, Danny Gomez, managing director of financial and emerging markets at FreightWaves, and Nate Springer, senior director of market development at Gladstein Neandross & Associates, clarified the differences among scopes 1, 2 and 3 emissions […]


Vehicles

What’s not to like about lower fuel costs and reduced emissions?

July 1, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

With diesel prices at all-time highs, the American Power Group Inc. is hoping its dual-fuel approach to heavy-duty trucking results in greater interest among owner-operators and small fleets. The $25,000 retrofit substitutes one of two diesel tanks on a Class […]


Impact & Regulations

How hydrogen could help decarbonize transportation — Net-Zero Carbon

May 31, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

On this episode of Net-Zero Carbon, Danny Gomez, managing director of financial and emerging markets at FreightWaves, is joined by Mike Hopkins, CEO of Bakken Energy, to discuss the basics of hydrogen and why hydrogen is an attractive fuel source […]


Shipping

Study: Green shore power has potential to cut emissions in ports by 90%

March 24, 2022

Via: Offshore Energy

The comprehensive study, delivered in partnership with Connected Places Catapult, also found that 78% of port emissions in Aberdeen North Harbour are attributed to vessels at berth. Moreover, the study revealed that a proposed demonstrator project could provide green shore […]


Impact & Regulations

Biden Boosts Fuel Economy Standards to Fight Climate Change

December 20, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

In a major step to fight climate change, the Biden administration is raising vehicle mileage standards to significantly reduce emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases. A final rule being issued Dec. 20 would raise mileage standards starting in the 2023 model […]


Shipping

Maersk enters strategic logistics partnership with Unilever

December 16, 2021

Via: Splash 247

Maersk announced today the signing of an international freight supply chain management partnership with consumer goods giant Unilever effective from 2022. The four-year agreement will see the development and management of Unilever’s International Control Tower Solution – an operational management […]


Shipping

Decarbonisation in shipping: Contractual and charterparty issues

December 3, 2021

Via: Hellenic Shipping News

In terms of global intervention, there are the IMO’s mandatory short term goal-based technical and operation measures for the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions – namely, the Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) and Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) regimes […]


Impact & Regulations

Volkswagen Appeals Rejected as High Court Allows Emissions Scandal Suits

November 15, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected two appeals from Volkswagen AG, leaving intact rulings that let state and local governments sue over a diesel-emissions cheating scandal that already has cost the German automaker more than $23 billion. The justices without comment […]


Shipping

Report: Sustainable marine fuels should meet expansive criteria

October 5, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

Big-name shipping companies, such as A.P. Moller – Maersk, are taking action to reduce emissions and transition to more sustainable fuels. But guidelines on what makes a marine fuel sustainable have yet to be established. The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) […]


Impact & Regulations

FAA awards grants for technologies to reduce emissions

September 15, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded six private companies more than $100 million through the Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise (CLEEN) Program to develop technologies that reduce fuel use, emissions and noise. CLEEN is a public-private partnership that […]