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    Outbound sector grapples with reality of reaching carbon neutrality


    At last week’s conference held by the Association of European Vehicle Logistics (ECG) in Brussels, delegates discussed what the EU’s carbon neutral targets for 2050 meant for the sector

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    Craig Jasienski joins Neptune Lines as CEO


    Craig Jasienski will take on the role of CEO at European short-sea ro-ro operator Neptune Lines from October 1 this year. Melina Travlos, who had held the role, will remain president of the company.

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    Second LNG-battery hybrid vessel on route to UECC


    Work has been completed on the second of three newbuild hybrid pure car and truck carriers for UECC that will run on a combination of LNG and battery power

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    Better cooperation is needed to decarbonise the supply chain


    The automotive industry is investing to decarbonise the vehicles it makes as well as individual links in the supply chain used to deliver the parts and finished vehicles. However, without better logistics planning there will still be a lot of waste and the industry needs to join up its thinking, said Martin Corner, head of supply chain at Volvo Cars, on a recent panel discussion about shipping in the automotive industry.

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    UECC launches first LNG hybrid PCTC


    European ro-ro operator UECC has launched its first pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) vessel powered by liquified natural gas (LNG) and battery power. LNG burns more cleanly than traditional heavy fuels, and the battery component drives auxiliary equipment and reduces emissions in port.

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    Logistics providers call for fairness in calculating shipping emissions


    Clarity is needed on measuring emissions in shipping but a poorly judged methodology could disadvantage finished vehicle logistics and disrupt the supply chain

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    AL FVL Spring 2021 Digital Edition – Coping strategies for a global crisis


    The spring digital edition of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics is out now, featuring comprehensive overviews of the main vehicle ports in continental Europe and the UK, as well as the maritime transport sector. Plus, we look at the latest packaging initiative supporting VW’s lithium-ion battery deliveries to VW Zwickau, Vijay Ratnaparkhe’s IT revolution at Bosch and talk to carmakers about supply chain lessons ten years on from the Fukushima earthquake disaster