More Than 100 RNG-Powered Trucks Operating at L.A, Long Beach Ports

More than 100 RNG-Powered Trucks Operating at L.A, Long Beach Ports.

October 30,2019–NGTNews.com

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has announced a milestone of more than 100 trucks now powered by its Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG) at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Southern California.The port trucking companies use the ultra-low-NOx Cummins Westport (CWI) ISX12N engine, fueled by Redeem. The ISX12N is certified by California Air Resources Board (CARB) to reduce smog-forming NOx emissions by 90% compared to the current engine standard, and by 98% when compared to the almost 8,000 older diesel trucks operating in the ports today, according to Clean Energy.

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Clean Trucks Record for California Ports

Clean Trucks Record for California Ports

October 29,2019–GreenPort.com

Over 100 trucks outfitted with the cleanest, ultra-low NOx engines are now operating in two California ports, marking an emissions milestone.Port trucking companies are leading the transformation from diesel to clean trucks at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. These trucks are equipped with the ultra-low NOx Cummins Westport (CWI) ISX12N engine and fuelled with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG), the cleanest fuel available for heavy-duty trucks.

“Switching to trucks fuelled with RNG is vital to improving air quality and fighting climate change in our country’s largest port complex.” said Greg Roche, vice president of Clean Energy.

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Small Ports Take Big Steps for Sustainability

Small Ports Take Big Steps for Sustainability

October 21, 2019 — GreenPort.com

Small ports are taking big steps to tackle emissions and build operational environmental awareness with limited resources. The Port Authority of Skyros in Greece’s Aegean Sea has invested in electric vehicles, an airborne particles station at Linaria Port and runs university and school volunteer programmes as part of its bid to be sustainable.

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Congress: Cruise and Ports Hot on R and D

Congress: Cruise and Ports Hot on R and D

October 17, 2019–GreenPort.com

Both cruise and port stakeholders showed they are playing a key role in sustainable shipping at GreenPort Cruise and Congress 2019.Battery, LNG and shore power were amongst the technologies discussed by major cruise companies, who shared their current research and development initiatives as they work towards zero-emission operations.

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Hudson Shipping Joins Trident Alliance

Hudson Shipping Joins Trident Alliance

October 11, 2019 — WorldMaritimeNews.com

U.S.-based Hudson Shipping Lines became a member of the Trident Alliance as part of the company’s ongoing ‘green’ initiatives. The company’s membership in the Trident Alliance is part of its efforts to ensure that the shipping industry lives up to the standards set by the global sulphur cap. The Trident Alliance’s core mission of ensuring adequate enforcement of sulphur regulations is a necessary foundation for this goal, the company explained.

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Solutions for Small Ports

Solutions for Small Ports 

October 7, 2019– GreenPort.com

Apanel discussion featuring case studies from small ports will mark the end of GreenPort Cruise & Congress 2019.This year’s roundup discussion, ‘what can small ports to do to increase efficiency and drive sustainability outcomes?’ will feature a panel of experts who will draw from the two days of expert presentations.The session will be moderated by Chris Wooldridge, Honorary Research Fellow, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at Cardiff University. He will be joined by Alex Ruijs, Senior Consultant, Electrical Power and Energy at Royal HaskoningDHV; Patrik Starck, Regional Sales Director at Konecranes Lift Trucks – Europe; Kyriakos Antonopoulos, President of Skyros Port Authority and Constantina Skanavis, Professor in Environmental Communication and Education at the University of West Attica.

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US $200M for Ports to Support Offshore Wind

US$200m for ports to support offshore wind

October 4, 2019 –-Greenport.com

Up to US$200m will be made available to upgrade a US state’s port infrastructure to support the expanding offshore wind industry.The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Empire State Development (ESD), and the New York Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced the issuance of a Request for Qualifications (RFQL) seeking proposals for pre-qualification from port operators and market participants who are interested in upgrading and investing in New York ports to support the state’s wind industry.

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Alternate Marine Power Market Advances TECH & Growth Opportunities in Global Industry by 2025

Alternate Marine Power Market Advanced TECH & growth opportunities in global Industry by 2025

October 3, 2019 — Spacemarketnow.com

Today, almost 90%–92% of the global trade is carried out with the help of ships and vessels via sea route. Growth of the marine industry has led to rapid increase in marine pollution. Traditionally, air emission norms applicable to vehicles were not imposed on ships and vessels. However, several studies and measurements have indicated that a single ship is equivalent to 50 million vehicles in terms of air pollution contribution. Ships and vessels is a major contributor to the air pollution of coastal areas

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Testing for First Zero-Emission Top Handlers

Testing for first zero-emission top handlers

October 3, 2019–Greenport.com

The world’s first zero-emission battery-electric top handlers will be tested at a California container terminal as part of a port’s drive for clean cargo-handling operations.Two per-commercial top handlers, designed and built in the US by Taylor Machine Works, Inc., have been demonstrated at the Port of Los Angeles and will now undergo testing at the Everport Container Terminal.

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Testing for First Zero-Emission Top Handlers

Testing for First Zero-EmisisonTop Handlers

October 3, 2019 —GreenPort.com

The world’s first zero-emission battery-electric top handlers will be tested at a California container terminal as part of a port’s drive for clean cargo-handling operations.Two pre-commercial top handlers, designed and built in the US by Taylor Machine Works, Inc., have been demonstrated at the Port of Los Angeles and will now undergo testing at the Everport Container Terminal.

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