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  • ZIM Stays in Black despite Historic Low Rates 26 november 2015
    Israeli container shipping company ZIM reported a net income for the three months ended September 30, 2015 of USD 11 million, compared to a net loss of USD 63 million for the same period in 2014. However, the company posted a 12 percent decrease in its total revenues to USD 749 million in the third quarter of 2015, compared to USD 854 […] […]
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  • HKND Shelves Nicaragua Canal Construction 26 november 2015
    The beginning of the key construction stage of the USD 50-billion Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal project has been postponed until late 2016. China’s Hong Kong Nicaragua Development (HKND) said on Wednesday that “the construction of locks and the big excavations will start toward the end of 2016”, the Associated Press reports citing a company statement. A […]
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  • Uljanik Cleared to Start Building Algoma’s Bulker Trio 26 november 2015
    Croatian shipbuilder has started the preliminary construction work on Algoma Central Corporation’s (Algoma) three, 740 foot Seaway Max self-unloading bulk freighters, as the shipyard has been officially cleared to implement the project. “Under the terms of the conditional contracts announced by Algoma on September 10, 2015, Uljanik d.d. was required to deliv […]
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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.