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Shipping

SGMF covers safe LNG bunkering guidelines

January 20, 2022

Via: Offshore Energy

SGMF released its ’LNG as a marine fuel – Safety and Operational Guidelines – Bunkering’ publication. The NGO says this is the third revision which is the most comprehensive; it covers all aspects related to the bunkering of LNG fuel […]


Travel & Public Transit

USDOT announces Amit Bose as new administrator of Federal Railroad Administration

January 14, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that Amit Bose has been confirmed as the 15th Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). Bose was nominated by President Joe Biden on April 22, 2021, and served as Deputy Administrator when […]


Shipping

Supply Chain Bottlenecks, COVID Expected to Slow Global Growth

January 11, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The World Bank is downgrading its outlook for the global economy, blaming continuing outbreaks of COVID-19, a reduction in government economic support and ongoing bottlenecks in global supply chains. The 189-country, anti-poverty agency forecasts worldwide economic growth of 4.1% this […]


Infrastructure

Infrastructure money: ‘Informed risks’ to help guide rollout

January 10, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

With an unprecedented $567 billion it will be receiving from the new bipartisan infrastructure law — much of it to help unclog supply chain bottlenecks — the U.S. Department of Transportation is girding itself for the increased scrutiny it expects […]


Impact & Regulations

Supreme Court Weighs Vaccine Rules

January 7, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The Supreme Court appears divided on legal challenges centering on the scope and federal authority of the Biden administration’s sweeping proposed COVID vaccine mandate, which would require private-sector firms to vaccinate or test tens of millions of employees. In a […]


Vehicles

Level 4 Autonomous Vehicles Expected to Take Hold in 2024

January 6, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Autonomous vehicles on the higher end of the technological scale may only be a couple of years away from greater adoption, panelists said at a CES 2022 session Jan. 5. Vehicles with autonomous capabilities typically are organized in classes, with […]


Infrastructure

Senate Keeps Social Infrastructure Budget on Radar

January 6, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Federal lawmakers returned to Capitol Hill this month to resume consideration of President Joe Biden’s social infrastructure budget as the White House continues to respond to a national supply chain crisis. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), aiming to advance […]


Impact & Regulations

USDOT Recognizes Louisiana’s Anti-Human Trafficking Initiative

January 4, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Louisiana’s transportation department is among the groups recently recognized by the U.S. Department of Transportation for its anti-human trafficking efforts. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development earned recognition for an outreach meant to target more than 5 million motorists. […]


Impact & Regulations

U.S. needs better mechanisms to oversee funding of CCS projects, GAO warns

December 27, 2021

Via: Offshore Energy

According to GAO, the Department of Energy has invested $1.1 billion since 2009 in 11 projects to show how carbon dioxide emissions from coal-power and industrial facilities could be captured and stored. Initially, DOE committed to eight coal projects, mostly […]


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 […]