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

08 Dec 2016
The port of Rotterdam said it will make risk-bearing financial investments in selected companies that help to reduce its carbon footprint as part of a major strategy to transition the port to a carbon neutral environment and renewable energy hub.
UPS Boeing 767 with winglets.
07 May 2013
UPS has added winglets to its Boeing 767 fleet in order to save fuel and reduce emissions.
06 May 2013
Most, if not all, of the container lines that call at California’s ports are prepared to meet the state’s revolutionary r
UPS LNG vehicle.
23 Apr 2013
UPS has plans to purchase about 700 liquefied natural gas vehicles and build four refueling stations by the end of 2014.
18 Apr 2013
The European Parliament has approved of plans to clean up the scrapping of old ships to ensure the materials are recycled in EU-approved facilities worldwide.
16 Apr 2013
The nation's largest port and largest trucking lobby group clashed in the nation's highest court over a drayage program Los Angeles calls a commercial agreement and the American Trucking Associations an illegal regulation.

Commentary

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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