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New service for sales of reports and books in pdf-format

23/8/2018

Today Conlogic launches a new service where offer the possibility to buy the book “Transportlogistik och miljö” (Transport logistics and environment, presently only in English) through our web site. The book is delivered immediately as a pdf-file  simultaneously as an invoice is generated  to the receiver. In the book a watermark defines the owner of this specific copy […]

Source: Conlogic

CO2 emission ceiling from heavy-duty vehicles

18/5/2018

Lorries, buses and coaches emit around a quarter of the CO2 emissions from road transport in the EU which is some 6% of the EU’s total CO2 emissions. In order to curb these emissions, a proposal to enforce a CO2 emission standard for heavy-duty vehicles was launched by the EU Commission on May 17 2018. […]

Source: EU Commission

Perspectives on global introduction of biofuels

19/3/2018

At present we are assessing best knowledge on the development of biofuels. The work is time consuming and under constant change. The aim is to produce a valid short and easy to understand summary. This will come eventually but it still needs some weeks of work. It will also require contiuous updates onwards. Until it […]

Source: SPBI Branschfakta 2017

Checklist for waste handling in accordance with Swedish law.

21/2/2018

A brief checklist, 10 B for fulfilment of Swedish environmental legislation on waste handling is now added in routine 10 as supporting information on this subject. Note, only in Swedish.

Source: Conlogic

Checklist for environmental assessment in Swedish law

19/2/2018

A brief checklist for fulfilment of Swedish environmental legislation, chapter 6 is now added in routine 23 as complementary information on this subject. Note, only in Swedish.

Source: Conlogic

Consequences of the chapter 6 update in Swedish environmental legislation

5/2/2018

Only relevant in Swedish. See analysis in the Swedish news.

Source: Conlogic

Renewable energy directive development impacts on biofuels

2/2/2018

Within the EU there is a common view that biofuels based on crops may lead to a competing situation where food production will drive a higher feedstock price i.e. increasing food prices. As a consequence this may also lead to an increasing number of oil palm tree plantations and related deforestation in these regions. In […]

Source: Conlogic

Monitoring requirement on truck´s fuel consumption and CO2 emissions

29/1/2018

The envirionmental committee of the European Parliament approves a draft legislation on monitoring and reporting rules for fuel consumption and CO2 emissions from trucks and buses. The aim is to make these data from more available based on the Vecto model. Read more. The Commission is expected to present draft legislation setting CO2 emission standards for […]

Source: Conlogic

One out of ten ships don´t comply with the Sulphur emission directive

13/11/2017

Results from distant optical measurements carried out by Chalmers on ships in Swedish and Danish waters some 90% of all ships fulfill the more stringent Sulphur directive from 2015. The directive means that the Sulphur content in fuels must not exceed 0.1 weight percentage or Sulphur oxide emissions to corresponding level through after treatment of Sulphur […]

Source: Chalmers

Report summary – Biofuels impact on food supply

3/10/2017

The Biofuel Directive, launched in 2003 by the EU enables production of ethanol through fermentation of grains and sugars, and biodiesel through transesterification of vegetable oils. Biofuels is an important part of the EU aim of de-carbonizing transport. Concerns has however been raised that usage of food commodities for energy could increase food prices and […]

Source: Transport & Environment

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