Kris Vanherle is a biochemical engineer and holds a master degree in environmental sciences. After working for a year and a half as a stock and a logistic manager in an assembling company, he is now working for Transport & Mobility Leuven as a researcher. He has broad expertise in the environmental aspects of transport and has managed several studies for European national governments on behalf of TML. A key research field in which Kris is active, is the quantification of emissions emitted by the various transport modes. To this end he developed and managed various emission models (EMMOSS, TREMOVE, …). In relation to this, Kris is regularly involved in impact analysis of various measures to reduce environmental impact of transport (eco-taxation, CO2 standards, subsidies for new green technologies, scrappage schemes, …) based on quantitative model studies. Kris is co-author of MIRA-MIRA-T 2007 and S 2009 published by the VMM.
- Debris Found in Search Area for El Faro, Ship and 33 Crew Still Missing 05 oktober 2015The United States Coast Guard said on Sunday that various objects have been located in the vicinity of the El Faro cargo ship’s last known position 35 nautical miles northeast of Crooked Islands, Bahamas. “Life jackets, life rings, containers and an oil sheen were located by Coast Guard aircrews within a 225 square nautical mile […] […]World Maritime News
- MOL, Gas Sayago Forge Ties on World’s Largest FSRU 05 oktober 2015Japanese Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has reached a basic agreement with Gas Sayago, a joint venture between Uruguay’s state oil company ANCAP and state power company UTE, to continue the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) project led by Gas Sayago. The government of Uruguay recently cancelled its contract with GNLS S.A., a 50-50 joint […] […]World Maritime News
- Supertanker Rates Top USD 100,000 a Day 05 oktober 2015Supertankers carrying crude oil from Saudi Arabia to Japan earned USD 104,256 a day on Friday, October 2nd, the highest rate since July 2008, based on the data from London-based Baltic Exchange. The hike in rates came amid speculation that the demand from China has dried out the fleet capacity available for charter. “China was particularly more […] […]World Maritime News