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10 Oct 2016
The committee is scheduled to meet Oct. 23 to determine whether the 0.5 percent global cap should take effect in 2020 or be postponed till 2025.
20 Jun 2013
Ryder System has begun to take delivery of 39 light and medium duty compressed natural gas vehicles, which will be available in California for lease or rent.
13 Jun 2013
The American Trucking Associations has applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today to reject two concession requirements in the Port of Los Angeles’ clean-trucks program.
12 Jun 2013
The Port of Seattle and Port of Tacoma in Washington, along with British Columbia’s Port Metro Vancouver, have set collective goals to reduce diesel emissions by 75 percent per ton of cargo by 2015 and by 80 percent by 2020.
06 Jun 2013
On July 1, Singapore’s Green Ship Program will be expanded to recognize Singapore-flag ships that adopt approved sulfur oxide scrubber technology that goes beyond existing International Maritime Organization’s emissions requirements.


If the shipping industry succeeds in getting the International Maritime Organization to postpone the low-sulfur rule in October, it will prove to be a pyrrhic victory.

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