DP World Southampton slashes emissions by replacing diesel with HVO
DP World's container terminal at Southampton has eliminated fossil diesel from its operations in favour of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), which it estimates will cut 14,000 tons of CO2 annually. The move follows a trial of HVO at the port last year, which saw it used in its forklift trucks, refrigerated unit generators and straddle carriers. DP World Southampton is the first British port to replace diesel with vegetable oil, according to the company.
It calculates that the move will [...]