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Impact & Regulations

Shining a Light onto Regulations and Decarbonisation Solutions

April 13, 2023

Via: Hellenic Shipping News

The recent meeting of the RINA Hellenic Technical Committee (HTC) bought stakeholders from all parts of the shipping industry together to discuss the impact of new regulations (CII), the way forward for decarbonisation, and the latest developments in digital tools […]

Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Will the Carbon Intensity Indicator re-shape the shipping industry?

June 18, 2021

Via: Splash 247

The regulations that support the process of decarbonizing the shipping industry will do far more than reduce carbon dioxide emissions; they will create unprecedented transparency on which are the most efficient and which the least efficient vessels. With the focus […]


ICS: Non-conformity incidents dropped by 25% over the past year

May 22, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

The information was collected via the users of the Chamber’s ISF Watchkeeper software, which tracks over 25 million hours of work on board ships undertaken each month by seafarers. The statistics are drawn from the online version of the software […]

Impact & Regulations

San Diego Mayor proposes regs for dockless scooters, bikes

February 18, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer released a set of proposed regulations for dockless scooters and bicycles to address public safety concerns by slowing the devices down in heavily-trafficked public spaces, establish clear rules of the road to hold operators […]

Impact & Regulations

Senators reach deal on self-driving car bill

September 28, 2017

Via: The Hill

Two key senators announced late Wednesday that they have reached a bipartisan agreement which that remove some regulations making it harder to get self-driving cars on roads. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) and Sen. Gary Peter (D-Mich.) said […]

Impact & Regulations

Senate marks up FAA amid jet fumes

June 30, 2017

Via: Politico

AS THE JET FUMES BURN: The Senate Commerce Committee marks up its FAA reauthorization bill (S. 1405) Thursday morning, hours before lawmakers skip town and board flights home for the July Fourth recess. For that reason (and the way the […]

Impact & Regulations

Chicago Transit’s board approves $75M investment for Red Line extension

November 30, 2016

Via: Metro Magazine

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announced that its board has approved an amendment to its FY2016-FY2020 Capital Improvement Plan to include $75 million in funding for the Red Line Extension (RLE) project, a plan to extend […]

Impact & Regulations

DOT pushing slower truck speed limits

September 7, 2016

Via: The Hill

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is considering a 60 mile per hour speed limit for trucks that it estimates could save as many as 500 lives each year. The Transportation Department on Tuesday proposed requiring commercial motor vehicles to install speed-limiting […]

Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

Air travel to Cuba divides Congress

September 6, 2016

Via: The Hill

Commercial flights to Cuba resumed for the first time in 50 years this week, but don’t expect a flood of legislative changes to follow. Proponents of further loosening travel restrictions on Cuba had hoped that the resumption of air service […]

Impact & Regulations

US Moves Toward Anti-Dumping Duties on Truck Tires from China

August 31, 2016

Via: Transport Topics

Truck and bus tires from China were being dumped in the United States at below-market prices, a potential step toward the imposition of duties, the Commerce Department announced Aug. 29. In a preliminary determination, the department said the tires were […]