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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.