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.
- Salvors Continue Removing Oil from Grounded MV Benita 24 juni 2016Some 80 tonnes of the remaining fuel oil have been extracted from the heavily grounded bulker MV Benita on the coast of Le Bouchon, Mauritius, while over 60 more tonnes remains to be removed from the vessel’s tanks. The fuel has been pumped into specialised one tonne containers and transported to a secure location on shore via helicopter, […] […]World Maritime News
- Japanese Shipyards’ Orders Halved in May 24 juni 2016Japanese shipbuilding woes continued in May as well, as the country’s shipyards secured just eight export orders, totaling 290,400 gross tons, according to data released by Japan Ship Exporters’ Association (JSEA). The number of export orders more than halved during May, compared to the 17 export orders, totaling 1.46 million gross tons, that Japan received […]World Maritime News
- New Traffic Separation Schemes off Western Australia from December 24 juni 2016Two new Traffic Separation Schemes (TSS) will come into effect off the south-west coast of Western Australia on 1 December 2016. The two schemes, off Cape Leeuwin and Chatham Island, are to be introduced with the aim to increase navigational safety by reducing the number of head-on situations and improve environmental protection by keeping ships […] […]World Maritime News World Maritime News