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Act Now to Achieve IMO Carbon Targets – ITF

By |2018-07-20T09:53:50+00:00May 3rd, 2018|carbon offsets, emissions data, freight transport, greenhouse gas emissions, liquid fuel, low carbon, shipping, supply chain, transport|

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by “at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008” aligns the shipping sector with the Paris Agreement temperature goals. Strong actions are needed. The IMO strategy relies on technological innovation and alternative energy sources for global shipping, and support of governments and shipping customers

Shipping’s Growing Carbon Gap

By |2018-07-20T09:21:59+00:00September 15th, 2016|#COP21, #energy productivity, freight transport, greenhouse gas emissions, liquid fuel, low carbon, shipping, transport|

  On the face of it, Shipping is the most efficient of freight transport modes. Intermodal shipping containers kick-started rapid growth in trade globalisation 60 years ago, and container ships, tankers and bulk carriers have been getting bigger ever since. Carrying more freight with less fuel on a tonne-mile basis, shipping has the highest energy

Shell’s Geelong Refinery – Can we turn Doom & Gloom into a Clean Fuel Boom?

By |2013-06-20T20:19:41+00:00June 20th, 2013|hydrocarbons, liquid fuel, low carbon, transport|

With Shell seeking buyers for its 59-year old refinery, deemed uncompetitive in the traditional hydrocarbons market due to its small scale and old technology relative to Asian competitors, what innovative options can Shell and the Geelong community explore to develop a sustainable asset for long term community wealth?California provides a guide. A petroleum refinery there

Carbon Neutral Transport

By |2013-02-27T21:07:13+00:00February 27th, 2013|News|

Australia has its first carbon neutral trucking company! Congratulations to Transforce Bulk Haulage in Dubbo who achieved this feat by saving fuel to reduce their carbon footprint then buying carbon credits to offset the remaining emissions. So what's stopping other transport firms from going carbon neutral? Market Incentives & Barriers Any emissions reductions need to

Clean Transport Fuels – What are the Real Options?

By |2012-07-28T10:23:32+00:00July 28th, 2012|News|

Australia's carbon price is here, so how can transport operators gain from cleaner fuels? As a retailer, manufacturer, miner or farmer, where in your supply chain can clean fuels bring real benefits, now? Biofuels win under Carbon Pricing Biodiesel and ethanol now have a carbon price advantage over other transport fuels. While gaseous fuels (LNG,

How can Freight Buyers minimise carbon tax in their supply chains?

By |2012-05-31T19:56:25+00:00May 31st, 2012|News|

Moving freight around Australia will soon attract carbon tax.  You can reduce this new cost in 2 ways: Use less fuel Use cleaner fuel While they control fuel use, transporters need their customers' help to manage carbon liability. Moving the discussion past who carries the carbon tax burden, the question now becomes: How can Freight