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  • Bosphorus Strait to Close during Bridge Opening 25 augusti 2016
    Vessel traffic in the Bosphorus Strait is scheduled to be close tomorrow due to the opening of the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, initially named the Third Bosphorus Bridge, according to data provided by Wilhelmsen Ship Agency. The closure in the shipping lane, which connects the Mediterranean with the Black Sea, would affect the traffic both ways until the brid […]
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  • Indonesian Navy Arrests Rogue Vier Harmony 25 augusti 2016
    The Indonesian Navy’s Western Fleet Quick Response Team (WFQR) of Tanjung Pinang Naval Base has found and arrested the product tanker Vier Harmoni off West Kalimantan, Indonesia.  The Vier Harmoni, carrying 900,000 liters of diesel worth around USD 390,000, was reported missing on August 16, 2016, when it left the Malaysian Kuantan Port without paying a bond […]
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  • Seaspan Raises USD 80 Mn by Selling Shares 25 augusti 2016
    Hong-Kong based shipping company Seaspan Corporation has closed the sale of its previously announced public offering of 8.2% Series G Preferred Shares for gross proceeds of USD 80 million. A total of 3.2 million of the shares were sold at a price of USD 25 per share, according to data released by the company earlier. Seaspan intends to use the net proceeds [ […]
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Kris Vanherle, Researcher, TM Leuven

07 Dec 2011

krisvanherle marpol Kris Vanherle, Researcher, TM Leuven nfcKris 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.