Green issues / Sustainability

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SLIDE SHOW: Wind power shipments have emerged as one of the key growth sectors in breakbulk and project cargo shipping.

News & Analysis

21 Feb 2017
An innovative shipping network reduces trucking costs and carbon output for the third-largest US importer.
May 14, 1942 – U.S. Army Air Corps photograph of the burning tanker Potrero del Llano. Source: National Archives in College Park, Md.
22 May 2013
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has presented to the U.S. Coast Guard a new report that found that 36 sunken vessels strewn across the U.S. seafloor could pose an oil pollution threat...
21 May 2013
Kerry Logistics has deployed three hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) as part of a pilot program under the auspices of Hong Kong’s government.
20 May 2013
Pennsylvania’s Gov. Tom Corbett has awarded more than $6.7 million in Act 13 funding to 18 organizations making the switch to natural gas for their heavy-duty fleet vehicles.
20 May 2013
Argentina has requested World Trade Organization consultations with the European Union regarding measures imposed by the EU and its member states that affect the importation and marketing of biodiesel.
Maersk Triple E ship.
15 May 2013
Maersk’s new 20-strong series of Triple E vessels are being built at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering’s Ogpo Bay yard on Geoje Island at a cost of $190 million each.

Commentary

Shippers must embrace the opportunity to go green because there is a direct relationship between environmental sustainability and financial success.

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