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  • Frontline CEO: Tanker Orderbook Is a Concern 27 augusti 2015
    The strength of the tanker market which has enjoyed pretty high rates may be threatened by the inflow of the new tonnage scheduled for delivery in the following two years. “Given the positive outlook of the tanker market we expect very little scrapping and the orderbook is a concern. As the delivery schedule shows a significant number of ships […] […]
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  • NYK Ships First Cars from New Pipavav RoRo Terminal 27 augusti 2015
    The first consignment comprising 1,380 new Figo Aspire vehicles produced at a plant of Ford India in Sanand, Gujarat, were loaded onto NYK’s Grand Dahlia at the newly constructed NYK RoRo terminal facility at the port of Pipavav on August 26. Construction of this RoRo terminal began in July 2014 by NYK Auto Logistics (India) Pvt. Ltd […] […]
  • Tropical Storm Erika Closes Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Ports 27 augusti 2015
    The U.S. Coast Guard set Port Condition ZULU at midnight local time Wednesday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and 2 am local time Thursday for the eastern and northern ports of Puerto Rico due to the passing of Tropical Storm Erika. Ports under Port Condition ZULU will officially suspend port operations and are […] […]

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.