Green issues / Sustainability

Green issues / Sustainability

News & Analysis

16 Oct 2014
Clean Energy Fuels will expand its CNG-delivery network and customer list through partial ownership of NG Advantage, which operates a trucking-based 'virtual pipeline' for CNG fuel.
09 Jan 2014
Rising shipper demand for returnable or reusable freight packaging is driving expansion at packIQ, which designs and makes industrial packaging.
Crowley vessel
27 Nov 2013
Crowley has ordered two LNG-powered ships that will each carry up to 2,400 20-foot-equivalent units of containers and nearly 400 vehicles to replace triple-deck towed barges...
Natural gas tanks
08 Nov 2013
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has allocated $1.4 million for two projects that will collect information on the use of liquefied natural gas...
M-580 is expected to initially eliminate 200 trucks from I-580.
08 Nov 2013
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has announced the opening Marine Highway M-580, also known as the California Green Trade Corridor...

Commentary

You may not have watched the 2014 State of the Union address by President Obama and, if you did, you may have missed his announcement that he would be introducing new fuel efficiency standards for trucks in the coming months. (It came around 35 minutes in.) The announcement was indicative of the significant changes that should be, can be and already are being made to the fuel efficiency, and hence emissions levels, of freight trucks in the U.S.