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Infrastructure

Biden White House Proposes NEPA Guidance Updates

October 12, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A proposal to restore certain environmental review guidelines for infrastructure projects that were modified by the Trump administration was announced by the Biden White House. In a proposed rule issued this month by the Council on Environmental Quality, agencies would […]


Shipping

Euronav tanker wraps up B30 biofuel trial

October 11, 2021

Via: Offshore Energy

Euronav bunkered 1,502 MT of a B30 biodiesel blend manufactured by BP on the 150,205 dwt Statia. As explained, the biofuel is composed of 30% advanced carbon-neutral biofuel mixed with 70% of a conventional VLSFO bunker fuel. Consumption of this […]


Infrastructure

Transportation union urges Congress to pass infrastructure bill

October 8, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

In a letter to members of the House of Representatives, the Transportation Trades Department (TTD) of the AFL-CIO urged the two parties to come together and pass historic infrastructure investment bills. The TTD, as well as the 33 affiliated unions […]


Travel & Public Transit

FAA awards California airport grant to repair taxiways

October 8, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded Ontario International Airport (ONT) an $11.4 million grant for the rehabilitation of its existing taxiways through the American Rescue Plan Act. The airport, located approximately 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in […]


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Unique Logistics public offering to net at least $35.5M

October 5, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

Third-party logistics provider Unique Logistics filed Tuesday for a public offering with an estimated deal size of $41 million, according to IPO Pro. Pricing terms of the transaction were not disclosed but the company said it expects to receive net […]


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K Line ships to participate in research on marine plastic waste

October 4, 2021

Via: Offshore Energy

The TUMSAT has been surveying the amount of marine plastic waste, including microplastics — plastic particles 5 mm or less — floating in the world’s oceans. This joint research will use K Line’s vessels to collect samples of plastic particles […]


Travel & Public Transit

NTSB calls for end to unsafe rail practice

October 4, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently urged Amtrak and the Federal Railroad Administration to stop using “train approach warning” as the sole method of on-track safety in areas covered by positive train control. The technique uses a designated watchmen […]


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China to receive 3 carbon-neutral LNG cargoes from Petronas

September 30, 2021

Via: Offshore Energy

This agreement will mark Petronas’ first delivery of carbon-neutral LNG to China. The cargoes will come to Shenergy’s terminals in Shanghai between October 2021 and March 2022. Earlier, the Malaysian giant shipped its maiden carbon neutral LNG cargo to Japan. […]


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What Q4 and Beyond Have in Store for Transportation

September 29, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The outlook for transportation and logistics in the fourth quarter focuses on the lingering effects of the coronavirus pandemic as well as the impending shopping season. Panelists on Sept. 29 shared their insights as part of a series of discussions […]


Infrastructure

U.S. DOT announces $1.66 billion in TIFIA loans for Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel

September 27, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Thursday that the Build America Bureau (the Bureau) would provide the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission (HRTAC) with up to $1.66 billion in Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) funding. The direct loans […]