Gothenburg teams up with Volvo to cut emissions

Port of Gothenburg joins Volvo, Scania and Stena Line to cut emissions

The Port of Gothenburg has joined with Volvo Group, Scania and Stena Line to cut emissions at the largest port in Scandinavia. In a statement, the Port said the participants will aim to cut emissions by 70% by 2030 by making all modes of transport more environmentally friendly. Named the Tranzero Initiative, this project will […]

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Sustainability returns to the top of the agenda

Climate change appears to be firmly back on the global agenda after the US re-joined the Paris Climate Agreement through an executive action signed by the 46th President, Joe Biden. Meanwhile, at the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Davos Agenda world leaders sounded the alarm on climate threats and called for a unified response. At the […]

Crowley Logistics expands reefer fleet to meet cold chain demands

Crowley Logistics has added 355 new refrigerated (reefer) cargo containers to its fleet to ensure equipment availability at origin for perishables moving through the cold chain. These units are in addition to more than 500 new reefers received earlier in 2020.  The new units, which are all 40-foot-long high cubes, are built to further demonstrate the […]

Green Gothenburg Gateway launched by APM Terminals

APM Terminals Gothenburg has launched a new climate strategy, Green Gothenburg Gateway, to support the port’s climate goal of reducing carbon emissions by 70% throughout the whole of the Gothenburg area by 2030. Parts of the strategy includes a machine part completely run on renewable fuels, a doubling of rail-borne freight and optimizing of loading […]

The economics of cold ironing

In this age of globalisation, ports – and the goods flowing through them – have become a mainstay of the U.S. economy. Although containerisation is a highly successful component of the evolving international trade, it has created its own backlash; the burgeoning volume of containerised cargo has generated an increased level of concern about the […]