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  • BIMCO: Six VLCCs Mark Strong Delivery Start in 2016 10 februari 2016
    Six new Very Large Crude Carriers indicate that 2016 is off to a flying start when it comes to delivering brand new VLCCs from shipyards in South Korea and China to owners and investor across the globe, according to BIMCO. The six new VLCCs were delivered in a strong winter market. Having reduced slightly, since the […] […]
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  • Boost for Ardmore’s Debt Financing 10 februari 2016
    Ardmore Shipping Corporation has secured an additional debt refinancing which brings the total amount of debt refinanced since the start of 2016 to USD 408 million. Namely, Ardmore has received senior loan commitments of USD 64 million from Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, comprising USD 39 million to refinance two existing vessels, plus a USD […]
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  • Gallery: ITF Releases Images of ‘Shocking’ Safety Breaches on Water 10 februari 2016
    The Greek-owners of the Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Christine B have not only been underpaying its 19 Filipino crew, but putting their lives at risk making them clean the cargo hold without proper safety harnesses or equipment, according to the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF). Namely, ITF released images showing Christine B’s crew clean […]
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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.