Pier 400’s Sustainable Fleet Upgrade Which Accelerates Sustainability

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  •  Pier 400 invested close to 1 million in replacing 28 internal combustion engine vehicles.
  • Transition to electric vehicles reduces annual tailpipe CO2 emissions.
  • New EVs are governed to a maximum speed of 25 mph, prioritizing safety.

APM Terminals Pier 400 invests close to USD 1 million in replacing 28 internal combustion engine vehicles with electric Volkswagen ID.4s.

Aligns with APM Terminals’ sustainability goals and the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) 2017 Update, reports AJOT.

Environmental Impact

Transition to electric vehicles reduces annual tailpipe CO2 emissions by up to 60 tons.

Eliminates harmful pollutants like nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur oxides (SOX), and particulate matter (PM) at the source, improving air quality for employees and surrounding communities.

Port of Los Angeles Support

Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka praises the initiative as a step towards a zero-emission future in the port complex.

Urgency emphasized decarbonizing the industry to address environmental concerns.

Infrastructure Development

Installation of a Level-3 dual-port DC fast charge station and four Level-2 dual-port charging stations to support the new EV fleet.

Additional four Level-2 dual-port charging stations are to be added for staff, visitors, and public use.

Multifaceted Benefits

Reduction of 60 tons of annual tailpipe CO2 emissions for the replaced vehicles.

Complete elimination of harmful pollutants at the source enhances the safety and health of employees and visitors.

New EVs are governed to a maximum speed of 25 mph, prioritizing safety in the operational environment.

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Source: AJOT

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