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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 […]


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 […]


Shipping

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

Delta variant stifles domestic air travel demand, group says

October 4, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the recovery in air travel decelerated in August, due to government action in response to concerns over the COVID-19 Delta variant. When comparing domestic travel numbers in August 2021 to air travel […]


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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. […]


Impact & Regulations

Cueller announces $7 million in federal funding for Laredo airport

September 21, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar (R-TX) announced Laredo International Airport will receive more than $7 million in federal funding for airport expansions and upgrades. The $7,222,563 funding comes from several different pots of COVID-19 funding, including more than $1.4 million from […]


Travel & Public Transit

USDOT seeks carrier for Newark-Liberty airport

September 20, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) recently issued a notice seeking a low-cost or ultra-low cost carrier to operate 16 peak afternoon and evening runway slots at Newark-Liberty International Airport. The notice is in response to President Joe Biden’s executive […]


Travel & Public Transit

New Fuel Cell Tech Points Toward Zero-Emission Trains

September 17, 2021

Via: IEEE Spectrum

Diesel and steam-powered trains have been transporting passengers and cargo around the world for more than 200 years—all the while releasing greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere. In the hopes of a greener future, many countries and companies are eyeing […]


Travel & Public Transit

U.S. DOT announces $25 million in funding for transit agencies

September 16, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced Tuesday it would make $25 million in funding available to help public transportation agencies return to service. Part of the American Rescue Plan, the Route Planning Restoration Program funds can […]


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 […]