Anthony Chiarello, president and CEO of TOTE, was recently honored as a Champion of Change by the White House for his role in leading the movement to natural gas as a marine fuel.
TOTE is the first in the U.S. to convert its fleet to liquefied natural gas (LNG) in response to stricter air quality standards in the U.S. waters. The company announced plans in 2012 to convert its vessels serving the Alaska trade from Tacoma. TOTE is also the first in the world to build natural gas-powered container ships, which serve the Puerto Rico trade.
Read the full post on the White House blog.