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Cost inhibits LNG as ship fuel choice

Air pollution rules have provided a strong incentive to shippers to use liquefied natural gas, but cost remains a major barrier to take-up of the cleaner fuel, an EU study indicates
News Transport, river barge (credit: Vlad2000Plus, CC by SA 2.5)

EU audit slams waterway freight schemes

EU auditors have branded as ineffective the bloc’s billion-euro attempt to clean up freight transport by shifting traffic from roads to to inland waterways
Comment People, William Todts

Transport in ETS could be slippery slope

The mooted inclusion of transport in the carbon market at national level could do long-term damage to the EU’s efforts to cut vehicles’ climate impact, says William Todts of T&E
Analysis Transport, containers

Weighing up the options on ships' CO2

While the EU is planning measures to reduce shipping emissions, Gareth Simkins finds that the sector is starting to introduce cleaner technologies
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People, Claudio De Vincenti (credit: European Union)

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