PIRELLI receives top sustainability rating in German study

28/07/2015 / Pirelli / automotive / news / sustainability

Pirelli – the multinational tire manufacturer headquartered in Milan – has been named as the leading automotive supplier in an assessment conducted by German company Sustainalytics for the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

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LNGreen: The next-generation LNG carrier concept by DNV GL, HHI, GTT and GasLog

24/07/2015 / Cargo / Innovation / Maritime / News / Shipping / Technology / Transportation

DNV GL has announced the completion of its LNGreen joint industry project, which has brought together experts from DNV GL and industry specialists from GTT, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and GasLog. Each of the project partners contributed their unique know-how and experience, to develop the LNG carrier of tomorrow, using the latest technology within the boundaries of existing shipbuilding methods. The vessel concept has a significantly improved environmental footprint, a higher level of energy efficiency, as well as an improved boil-off rate and cargo capacity, making it much better suited to future trading patterns than existing vessels.

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FedEx improves international express outbound service in seven cities in China

22/07/2015 / Asia / China / Logistics / News / Supply Chain / Transportation

FedEx Express, the world's largest express transportation company, has improved its international outbound express services covering FedEx International Priority® and FedEx International Priority® Freight in seven Chinese cities: Dalian, Yantai, Weihai, Jinan, Zibo, Zhengzhou and Chongqing. Now, the transit time for shipments from these cities to America, Europe and other parts of the world will be reduced by one to two business days, helping customers optimise their supply chains and strengthen their competitive edges in their target markets.

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Yokogawa delivers community energy management system to F-Grid Ohira, Miyagi LLP

22/07/2015 / Asia / Electricity / Energy / Japan / News / Power / Technology

Yokogawa Solution Service Corporation, a subsidiary of Yokogawa Electric Corporation, responsible for the company's control business in Japan, has announced the delivery of a community energy management system (CEMS) that it has built and delivered to the F-Grid Ohira, Miyagi Limited Liability Partnership (LLP). The LLP is headed by Toyota Motor Corporation. Over a two-year period, the system was developed by the LLP, built by Yokogawa, and field tested. Funding for the testing of this system, which was developed as part of a smart community project undertaken by the LLP was provided by the Japanese government.

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APPE sale to Plastipak confirmed

16/07/2015 / APPE / Plastipak / news / packaging

Plastipak Packaging has confirmed that the sale of APPE to Plastipak Packaging Inc. has now been completed – APPE is rebranded Plastipak Packaging with immediate effect.

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