Tag: Alternative fuels

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping develops rules for ships using alternative fuels

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping develops rules for ships using alternative fuels

May 26, 2022 |

In Russia, the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) has developed requirements for ships equipped to use alternative fuels.  The relevant Circular Letter (No. 312-09-1760c) is accessible at rs-class.org in the Online Information – RS Circulars section and enters into force on July 1, 2022. The new requirements are integrated in the Rules for the Classification and Construction […]

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Ukraine PM calls for complete shift to alternative fuels for household heating

Ukraine PM calls for complete shift to alternative fuels for household heating

November 1, 2021 |

In the Ukraine, the Goa Spotlight reports the Prime Minister has announced that even though the country has enough gas reserves on hand for the coming winter season, all heating companies will be required to shift completely to alternative fuels, such as biofuels, although a date for the transition was not reported. The Prime Minister […]

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GEODIS expands alternative fuels use to aviation and maritime freight

GEODIS expands alternative fuels use to aviation and maritime freight

September 8, 2021 |

In France, already utilized in its road freight operations, GEODIS is now offering customers the opportunity to benefit from alternative fuel solutions in the air and at sea, all around the world. The objective: to contribute to the reduction of the CO2 emissions of their shipments. The aviation (Sustainable Aviation Fuel) and maritime (Sustainable Marine […]

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Utah passes HB91 to decarbonize transportation, clean fleet incentives

Utah passes HB91 to decarbonize transportation, clean fleet incentives

March 28, 2021 |

In Utah, the state legislation passed Utah HB 91, a bipartisan bill that reenacts and extends the availability of a state tax credit related to certain alternative fuel heavy-duty vehicles and makes technical and conforming changes to state law. Sponsored by Rep. Andrew Stoddard (D-44) and Sen. Lincoln Fillmore (R-10), the bill encourages the transition […]

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Eastern Pacific Shipping cuts emissions and commits to alternative fuels

Eastern Pacific Shipping cuts emissions and commits to alternative fuels

February 15, 2021 |

In Singapore, last year, to showcase that sustainability begins with accountability, Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) started disclosing a fleetwide CO2 emissions report, which was part of its inaugural Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Policy. Using the industry-accepted Annual Efficiency Ratio (AER), EPS reported a 2019 AER of 4.7, which showed a steady decline from 2015, […]

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India’s transportation minister threatens to bulldoze car manufacturers if they don’t supply alternative fuel vehicles

India’s transportation minister threatens to bulldoze car manufacturers if they don’t supply alternative fuel vehicles

September 7, 2017 |

In India, the transportation minister gave auto manufacturers a stark warning to start switching to cars that run on alternative fuels and electricity or risk a shrinking market with no recompense for switching late or failing to switch. With the government focused on reducing fossil fuel imports and pollution, he said he doesn’t mind “bulldozing” […]

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Obama orders 100% alternative fuels in government by 2015

Obama orders 100% alternative fuels in government by 2015

[ 3 ] May 26, 2011 |

In Washington, President Barack Obama has issued a Presidential Memorandum that all federal car fleets must buy only 100% alternative fuel vehicles by the end of 2015. The memo included issues such as vehicle size, engine size, optional equipment, and optimum fleet size as well as leveraging purchasing dollars “to build manufacturing capacity for more […]

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