Ports and Ferry Systems Delivering Upgrades to Support a Sustainable Maritime Ecosystem

Posted by Rypos on Feb 5, 2021 12:30:00 PM

With the new U.S. administration, we are expecting a significant reversal in climate and environmental policies. At this point, we have already seen the new administration rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement, an international treaty focused on mitigating the impact climate change will have around the world. We anticipate this is not the first of sweeping changes that will impact the maritime industry.

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Tags: Marine, Legislation, Maritime, Environment

Air Pollution Linked to Rise in Cataract-Related Sight Loss

Posted by Rypos on Feb 1, 2021 11:00:00 AM
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Tags: World Health Organization, Pollution, Healthcare, Environment

Rypos Receives CARB In-Use Compliance for Thermo King and Carrier TRUs

Posted by Rypos on Jan 22, 2021 11:00:00 AM

FRANKLIN, Mass., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RYPOS, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of advanced, exhaust filtration systems that reduce harmful emissions from diesel engines is pleased to announce the successful completion of the On-Road In-Use Compliance required by the California Air Resources Board for their entire Ultra Low Emission Transportation Refrigeration Unit active diesel particulate filter (DPF) product line.

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Tags: Compliance, CARB, TRU, ULETRU

London Coroner Links Air Pollution to the Cause of Death for British Girl

Posted by Rypos on Jan 13, 2021 8:00:00 AM

A young girl from the United Kingdom became the first person to officially have air pollution listed as a cause of death, due to a fatal asthma attack in 2013. Legal experts believe this could open the door to lawsuits by pollution victims and their families. Estimates are that between 28,000 and 36,000 people will die as a result of toxic air pollution every year in the UK.

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Tags: Pollution, Legislation, Environment, UK

Reduced Shipping Pollution in 2020 from Regulation and COVID-19 Impacts

Posted by Rypos on Jan 7, 2021 6:00:00 AM

A global regulation that was meant to substantially reduce harmful sulphur oxide (SOx) emissions from ships came into effect in January of 2020. Introduced by the International Maritime Organization, IMO 2020 intended to clean up the maritime industry has had reduced benefits due to the bigger impact to the industry from Covid-19.

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Tags: Pollution, Shipping, COVID-19, Environment

Join Rypos for CARB's January 25th Virtual One-Stop Trucking Event

Posted by Bill Collins on Dec 31, 2020 3:07:05 PM

 

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Tags: Transportation, CARB, Regulation, TRU

Highlights From the Rypos December 2020 TRU Dealer Webinar

Posted by Rypos on Dec 10, 2020 6:00:00 AM

On December 2nd, Rypos held our quarterly TRU Dealer Webinar.

The topics included a review of recent CARB activity, ARB’s compliance regulation for DPF retrofits, our Carrier & Thermo King filter availability, information on warranties for remanufactured components, and Rypos' new product releases.

A summary of our presentation follows:

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Tags: CARB, TRU, ARB

Learn More About DPF During Rypos Engineering Lunch and Learns

Posted by Rypos on Dec 4, 2020 6:00:00 AM

 

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Tags: Diesel Particulate Filter, Technology, Power Generation, CARB, Facilites

Long Beach and Los Angeles Ports Overwhelmed with Cargo

Posted by Rypos on Nov 23, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Labor and equipment shortgages along with strong consumer purchasing demand is creating a perfect storm and overwhelming one of the busiest gateways to the U.S. economy. Cargo vessels sit idle offshore from Los Angeles, waiting for a berth opening, while shipping containers stacked five and six-high crowd the the ports of L.A. and Long Beach. 

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Tags: Infrastructure, Ports, Shipping, intermodal

Recent Study Shows Link Between Mental Disorders and Traffic-Related Air Pollution

Posted by Rypos on Nov 6, 2020 2:00:00 PM

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently ranked air pollution as the major environmental cause of premature death. Researchers from King’s College London, Imperial College London and University of Leicester, sought to analyze the potential health and societal costs of poor mental health in relation to air quality. 

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Tags: Research, Emissions, Pollution