Going Green http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/taxonomy/term/7881/more en Maersk orders 100 containers chilled by NaturaLINE system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/maersk-orders-100-containers-chilled-naturaline-system <div class="node-body article-body">Striving to further reduce the environmental impact of its global shipping operations, Maersk Line has ordered the first 100 of a total of 200 refrigerated containers to be chilled by Carrier Transicold’s NaturaLINE natural-refrigerant-based system.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/maersk-orders-100-containers-chilled-naturaline-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/maersk-orders-100-containers-chilled-naturaline-system#comments Emissions Equipment Going Green Refrigeration News Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:32:00 +0000 43351 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com C R England joins PIT Group http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-joins-pit-group <div class="node-body article-body">Refrigerated transporter C R England has become a fleet member of the testing organization PIT Group, a research and engineering group supporting the North American transportation industry.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-joins-pit-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-joins-pit-group#comments Business Tools Fuel Savings Carriers Going Green News Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:21:00 +0000 43141 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com University project focuses on cutting fuel consumption http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/university-project-focuses-cutting-fuel-consumption <div class="node-body article-body">Purdue University is leading part of a national effort to reduce vehicle fuel consumption by 20% through automated systems that interconnect trucks and cars and the transportation infrastructure using sensors and online cloud technology.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/university-project-focuses-cutting-fuel-consumption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/university-project-focuses-cutting-fuel-consumption#comments Components Fuel Savings Vehicles Fleet Equipment Going Green News Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:26:00 +0000 42581 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Dometic turns to the sun to power A/C unit http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dometic-turns-sun-power-ac-unit <div class="node-body article-body">Dometic is powering its Blizzard Turbo auxiliary air-conditioner with eNow’s Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Panel system—making it the first solar-powered auxiliary A/C available for Class 8 sleeper trucks.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dometic-turns-sun-power-ac-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dometic-turns-sun-power-ac-unit#comments Components Fleet Equipment Going Green News Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:16:00 +0000 42381 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Nikola One: Hydrogen power happening? http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/nikola-one-hydrogen-power-happening <div class="node-body article-body">Nikola Motors Company USA has developed a Class 8 truck powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. The firm said this truck, called the Nikola One, will have an operational range of 1,200 miles.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/nikola-one-hydrogen-power-happening" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/nikola-one-hydrogen-power-happening#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Vehicles Fleet Equipment Going Green News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:25:00 +0000 41931 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ampCNG agrees to build fuel station to serve US Foods http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ampcng-agrees-build-fuel-station-serve-us-foods <div class="node-body article-body">ampCNG, a provider of compressed natural gas (CNG) infrastructure and fueling solutions for the heavy-duty commercial trucking industry, has announced a fueling and station agreement with foodservice distributor US Foods.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ampcng-agrees-build-fuel-station-serve-us-foods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ampcng-agrees-build-fuel-station-serve-us-foods#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Foodservice Going Green News Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:13:00 +0000 41411 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Seatrade orders 4,000 Star Cool Integrated reefer units http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/seatrade-orders-4000-star-cool-integrated-reefer-units <div class="node-body article-body">Seatrade has selected Maersk Container Industry (MCI) as the main supplier for its expanding reefer container fleet. The order of 4,000 new Star Cool Integrated reefers from MCI will reinforce Seatrade’s perishable and sensitive cargo logistics.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/seatrade-orders-4000-star-cool-integrated-reefer-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/seatrade-orders-4000-star-cool-integrated-reefer-units#comments Equipment Carriers Going Green Refrigeration News Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:05:00 +0000 41141 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Halloween VDECS order deadline looms http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/halloween-vdecs-order-deadline-looms <div class="node-body article-body">The California Air Resources Board (CARB) reminds model year (MY) 2009 transport refrigeration unit (TRU) owners: If you want to qualify for compliance extensions, only a few days remain before the purchase order deadline for ordering Level 3-verified diesel emissions control strategies (VDECS).</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/halloween-vdecs-order-deadline-looms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/halloween-vdecs-order-deadline-looms#comments Equipment Going Green Refrigeration News Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:56:00 +0000 41131 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Investigation focuses on fleet fuel usage http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/investigation-focuses-fleet-fuel-usage <div class="node-body article-body">The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), in conjunction with the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) and research sponsor ExxonMobil, has released results of their investigation of fleet fuel economy and fuel usage.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/investigation-focuses-fleet-fuel-usage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/investigation-focuses-fleet-fuel-usage#comments Business Tools Literature Fuel Savings Vehicles Carriers News Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:44:00 +0000 40981 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Nations reach accord to reduce production of HFCs http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/nations-reach-accord-reduce-production-hfcs <div class="node-body article-body">In the early hours of October 15, representatives of almost 200 nations struck a landmark deal to phase down the production and use of HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons).</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/nations-reach-accord-reduce-production-hfcs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/nations-reach-accord-reduce-production-hfcs#comments Equipment Going Green Refrigeration News Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:28:00 +0000 40951 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com