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.
- DHT Holdings: Frontline Submits New Unimproved Offer 26 april 2017Bermuda-based crude oil tanker firm DHT Holdings has received a new “unimproved” proposal from Frontline to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of DHT in a stock-for-stock transaction. The company said that Frontline has again proposed a ratio of 0.8 Frontline shares for each share of DHT, which is the same exchange ratio contained […] […]World Maritime News
- Spotted: CMA CGM Becomes Largest Boxship to Call Indonesia 26 april 2017In today’s spotted, we bring you an image of CMA CGM Otello which arrived at the Jakarta International Container Terminal in Indonesia earlier this week as the largest container vessel to call this country. During the ship’s visit, its maiden voyage for “the industry’s first direct service” from Indonesia to the United States was celebrated […] […]World Maritime News World Maritime News
- BIMCO: Dry Bulk Recovery A False Dawn 25 april 2017Despite the strong rebound of freight rates in March this year that saw the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) pass 1,282 point mark on 27 March 2017, BIMCO expects the sector’s fully-fledged recovery to start taking shape in 2018 and 2019. The BDI going up brought earnings into profitable levels for a couple of days, but for the recovery […] […]World Maritime News