Please refer to the list below for acronyms and abbreviations used on the website.

AAPA American Association of Port Authorities
AAR Association of American Railroads
AATA Animal Transportation Association
ACARE Advisory Council for Aviation Research and Innovation in Europe
ACEEE American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
ACI Airports Council International
ADAS Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
ADB Asian Development Bank
ADR European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods
AFC Africa Finance Corporation
AFCAC African Civil Aviation Commission
AFD Agence Française de Développement
AFDB African Development Bank
AIVP The Worldwide Network of Port Cities
AMSSA African Maritime Safety and Security Agency
ASE Alliance to Save Energy
ASF Asian Shipowners’ Forum
Assoporti Italian Ports Association
BC black carbon
BIMCO Baltic International Maritime Council
BPO Baltic Ports Organization
BSR Business for Social Responsibility
CAEP Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (à see ICAO)
CAF Development Bank of Latin America
CAI Clean Air Institute
CATF Clean Air Task Force
CAUC Civil Aviation University of China
CBI Climate Bonds Initiative
CCAC Climate and Clean Air Coalition
CCAP Center for Clean Air Policy
CCTTFA Central Corridor Transit Transport Facilitation Agency
CCWG Clean Cargo Working Group (à see BSR)
CDP Carbon Disclosure Project
CENELEC European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization
CGFI China Green Freight Initiative
CH4 methane
CINS Cargo Incident Notification System
CMI Comité Maritime International
CO2 carbon dioxide
CODATU Cooperation for Urban Mobility in the Developing World
COMESA Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
CORTE Confederation of Organisations in Road Transport Enforcement
CPB Corporate Partnership Board (à see ITF)
CPC Certificate of Professional Competence (à see IRU)
CRTA China Road Transport Association
CSC Clean Shipping Coalition
CSE Center for Science and Environment
CSR Corporate Social Responsibility
CSTF Cargo Security Task Force (à see IATA)
CT-TPM Crossborder and Transit Transport Process Management
CWR Carbon War Room
DRIVEN Drivers and Road Transport Instructors Vocational European Network (à see IRU)
DTU Danish Technical University
DVF Deutsches Verkehrsforum
EAC East African Community
EAPA European Asphalt Pavement Association
EBRD European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ECMT European Conference of Ministers of Transport
ECO Economic Cooperation Organization
EIB European Investment Bank
ERA European Railway Agency
ERRAC European Rail Research Advisory Council
ERTRAC European Road Transport Research Advisory Council
ESCA European Community Shipowners’ Association
ESI Environmental Ship Index
ESPO European Sea Ports Organisation
EuDA European Dredging Association
EURIST European Institute for Sustainable Transport
EUROFIMA European Company for the Financing of Railroad Stock
EV electric vehicle
FACE Future Air Cargo Executive (à see IATA)
FDIP Freight and Demurrage Information Pool (à see INTERTANKO)
FEHRL The Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories
FTA Freight Transport Association
GCF Green Climate Fund
GDP gross domestic product
GEF Global Environment Fund
GEF Global Environmental Facility
GFA Green Freight Asia (à see BSR)
GFAAG Global Framework for Aviation Alternative Fuels (à see ICAO)
GFEI Global Fuel Economy Initiative
GHG greenhouse gas
GIB Global Infrastructure Basel
GIZ German Agency for International Cooperation
GLEC Global Logistics Emissions Council (à see SFC)
Global Plan Global Air Navigation Capacity and Efficiency Plan (à see ICAO)
GSAP Global Aviation Safety Plan (à see ICAO)
gTKP Global Transport Knowledge Practice (à SEE IRF)
HFC hydrofluorocarbon
HMI Human-Machine Interface
HZS Antwerp Maritime Academy
IACS International Association of Classification Societies Ltd.
IALA International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities
IAPH International Association of Ports and Harbors
IATA International Air Transport Association
IATF International Airline Training Fund
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
ICCT International Council on Clean Transportation
iCET Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation
ICS International Chamber of Shipping
IDB Inter-American Development Bank
IEA International Energy Agency
IEnvA IATA Environmental Assessment
IES integrated environmental strategies (à see CAI, IES)
IFC International Finance Corporation
IGES Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
IGP&I International Group of P&I Clubs
IHO International Hydrographic Organization
ILO International Labour Organization
IMB International Maritime Bureau
IMEC International Maritime Employers’ Council
IMO International Maritime Organization
INDC intended nationally determined contributions
INECE International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement
INTERCARGO International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners
INTERTANKO International Association of Independent Tanker Owners
IPTA International Parcel Tankers Association
iRAP International Road Assessment Programme
IRF International Road Federation
IRRB International Railway Research Board
IRTAD International Road Traffic and Accident Database
IRTE Institute of Road Traffic Education
IRU International Road Transport Union
ISO International Organization for Standardization
ISSA International Shipsuppliers & Services Association
ISU International Salvage Union
ISWAN International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network
ITDP Institute for Transportation & Development Policy
ITF International Transport Forum
ITF International Transport Workers’ Federation
ITOPF International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation
ITS Institute for Transportation Studies – University of California Davis
ITS Institute for Transportation Studies UC Davis
ITS intelligent transport systems
IUAPPA International Union of Air Pollution, Prevention and Environmental Protection Associations
JICA Japan International Cooperation Agency
KfW Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau
KLU Kühne Logistics University
KOTI The Korea Transport Institute
LDCs Least Developed Countries
LLDCs landlocked developing countries
LNG liquefied natural gas
MBM market-based mechanism
MoU Memorandum of Understanding
MOWCA Maritime Organisation for West and Central Africa
NACFE North America Council for Freight Efficiency
NCTTCA Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Coordination Agency
NDF Nordic Development Fund
novelog New Cooperative Business Models and Guidance for Sustainable City Logistics
NOX nitrogen oxide
NREL National Renewable Energy Laboratory
NTM Network for Transport Measures
O3 tropospheric ozone
OCIMF Oil Companies International Marine Forum
OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
OeEB Development Bank of Austria
OTIF Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail
PIANC World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure
PIARC World Road Association
PM Particulate Matter
PMAESA Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa
PMAWCA Port Management Association of West and Central Africa
PPP public-private partnership
PRIF Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility
RETE Association for the Collaboration between Ports and Cities
RIOH Research Institutes of Highways
SAMI Security Association for the Maritime Industry
SARP Standard and Recommended Practice
SEA Strategic Environmental Assessment
SeMS Security Management System (à see IATA)
SFC Smart Freight Center
SFT sustainable freight transport
SIDS Small Island Developing States
SIGTTO The Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators
SLoCaT Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport
SOX sulfur oxide
SRF The Centre for Sustainable Road Freight
SSATP Africa Transport Policy Program
SSM Strategic Service Model
STA Sustainable Transport Africa
STAQ sustainable transport and air quality (à see CAI)
T&E Transport & Environment
TERI The Energy and Resources Institute
TIACA The International Air Cargo Association
TIR International Road Transport
TRID Transport Research International Documentation
TTFA Transit Transport Facilitation Agency
UIC International Union of Railways
UIRR International Union for Road-Rail Combined Transport
ULD unit load device
UNCRD United Nations Centre for Regional Development
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
UNDA United Nations Development Account
UNDESA United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNECA United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
UNECLAC United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
UNESCAP United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
UNIFE The European Rail Industry
UNRSC United Nations Road Safety Collaboration
URSSI Uganda Road Sector Support Initiative
VPA Vietnam Seaports Association
VREF Volvo Research and Educational Foundations
VSR vessel speed reduction
WASA World Air Services Agreements
WBG World Bank Group
WCO World Customs Organization
WISTA Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association
WPCI World Ports Climate Initiative
WSC World Shipping Council
ZEV zero-emission vehicle