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  • CMES Injects USD 382 Mn in ICBC’s Valemax Owner 30 maj 2016
    Shanghai-listed China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) is investing USD 381.9 million in Marshall Islands-incorporated VLOC Maritime Holdings Limited, a company controlled by ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd, specializing in VLOC ownership. Under the deal, CMES will take 30% stake in the company which has fourteen Valemaxes, four already trading and ten more […]
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  • Interview: Who Will Gain the Most from Expanded Panama Canal? 30 maj 2016
    The container shipping sector is bracing for a major impact from the long-awaited opening of the expanded Panama Canal, scheduled to take place on June 26, 2016.  China COSCO Shipping’s container vessel Andronikos will be the first ship to transit the expanded canal, marking the completion of the USD 6 bn project. As a result, the Post-Panamax vessels with [ […]
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  • Union Maritime Buys Two Tankers for USD 46 Mn 30 maj 2016
    UK owner and operator of chemical tankers Union Maritime has snatched two 52,000 dwt chemical/product tankers for a total of USD 46 million, according to data provided by VesselsValue. The 2009-built CPO Korea and the 2010-built CPO Japan were bought from the Hamburg-based shipping company Offen Group for a price of USD 22.2 million and USD […] […]
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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.