Port of Oakland sees 95% emissions reduction with hybrid cranes

The Port of Oakland’s largest marine terminal said it has cut diesel emissions from all 13 of its massive yard cranes by 95% after retrofitting them with hybrid electric engines. Terminal operator Stevedoring Services of America (SSA) estimates that the project will eliminate about 1,200 metric tons of GHG emissions annually from each crane.

Japanese consortium working on world’s first CO2 capture at sea

A Japanese consortium is working to conduct test operations and measurements for a small scale ship-based CO2 capture demonstration plant. Under the name “Carbon Capture on the Ocean” (CC-Ocean), the project seeks to achieve CO2 capture at sea in a world’s first.

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