30 Jan 2024

ONE Design Approval for Ammonia-Powered Container Ship

  Ocean Network Express (ONE) has obtained design approval for a revolutionary ammonia-fueled container ship, signaling its commitment to exploring diverse zero-carbon fuels for the maritime industry. The approval, granted by the classification society DSV, pertains to the design of a dual-fuel 3,500-TEU ship capable of being powered by ammonia—a colorless chemical that emits no […]

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19 Jan 2024

Port of Long Beach Revs Up for “Year of Rail” in 2024: Modernization, Sustainability in Focus

Long Beach, CA: The Port of Long Beach is chugging into the “Year of Rail” in 2024, with a focus on modernizing facilities, boosting air quality, and ultimately becoming the world’s first zero-emissions seaport. CEO Mario Cordero laid out the ambitious plan in his State of the Port Address, highlighting the Pier B On-Dock Rail […]

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12 Dec 2023

Ammonia Powers Up: Yara Eyde Blazes Trail for Emission-Free Shipping

The world’s first clean ammonia-powered container ship, Yara Eyde, has set sail, marking a momentous leap towards emission-free shipping and a new era in the maritime industry. This groundbreaking vessel, a collaboration between Yara and partners, will navigate the clean route between Norway and Germany, demonstrating the viability of ammonia as a sustainable alternative to […]

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28 Nov 2023

Aviation Industry Sets Ambitious Goal of 5% Carbon Emission Reduction by 2030

In a landmark decision, member countries of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have pledged to collectively reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from aviation by 5% compared to current fossil fuel levels by 2030. This ambitious target forms part of a broader “collective vision” for a sustainable aviation future, encompassing harmonized regulatory frameworks, implementation support […]

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22 Nov 2023

The Shipping Industry Charts a Greener Course: EU-Driven Innovations Pave the Way for Sustainable Maritime Operations

The maritime industry, responsible for a significant 3% of global carbon emissions, finds itself at the forefront of environmental transformation efforts. With the support of EU funding, two groundbreaking vessel designs and retrofit technologies for existing cruise ships and bulk carriers have been developed. Maritime sustainability forms a cornerstone of the EU’s strategy to reduce […]

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02 Oct 2023

  A voluntary partnership of leading maritime goods movement stakeholders, including the Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Shanghai, some of the largest shipping lines in the world, with input from leading cargo owners, have developed a Green Shipping Corridor Implementation Plan Outline to accelerate emissions reductions on one of the world’s busiest container […]

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25 Aug 2023

Port of Los Angeles to Get Heavy-Duty Electric Truck Charging Depot

The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) has received a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to install public charging infrastructure for electric heavy-duty trucks. The charging depot will be located at the Port of Los Angeles and will be the port’s first-ever public electric truck fast-charging station. The chargers […]

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12 Jul 2023

Retailers Embrace the Power of AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the retail industry through its seamless integration of automation, data analysis, and advanced machine learning algorithms. This powerful combination is elevating the customer experience, optimizing business performance, and significantly boosting profits for forward-thinking brands. As leading retailers have already embraced this cutting-edge technology to gain a competitive edge, analysts predict […]

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05 May 2023

Exploring Seaweed’s Potential as an Affordable and Rapid Climate Change Solution

  Seaweed, with its vibrant hues of purples, golds, and greens, is garnering attention as a potential game-changer in the fight against climate change. Startups are touting its diverse benefits, including carbon absorption, mitigation of methane emissions from cattle, biofuel production, and global food security. Varieties like sugar kelp, sea lettuce, dulse, bladderwrack, and Irish […]

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01 May 2023

Analyst predicts potential bottleneck in battery supply chain by 2025.

  According to Mike Dean, an automotive equity research analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence, the supply of lithium batteries for electric vehicle (EV) production could face a bottleneck starting in 2025. The growing demand for EVs, fueled by consumer interest and government incentives, is expected to surpass the available capacity for battery production. Dean highlighted that […]

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