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.
- Prosafe’s Accommodation Vessel Wins New Contract 19 december 2013Prosafe has been awarded a contract by Swiber Offshore Construction Pte Ltd (Swiber) for the provision of the Safe Astoria semi-submersible accommodation vessel for operations located in Indonesia’s Natuna Sea offshore gas gathering facilities. On site operations are planned to commence end-December 2013, with a firm period of 60 days. In addition, Prosafe […]World Maritime News
- Germany: Ferus Smit Launches MV ‘Reggeborg’ 19 december 2013Ferus Smit shipyard in Leer (Germany) yesterday, Dec 18th, held a launching ceremony for the ice-classed multipurpose vessel m.v. Reggeborg. The vessel, with a cargo capacity of 23.000 tons, measuring nearly 170 meters in length and 20,40 meters in width, is the largest vessel Wagenborg ever owned. This is also the largest vessel ever built at […] […]World Maritime News
- UASC Secures USD 1.25 Bln Loan for Mega Ships 19 december 2013United Arab Shipping Company (“UASC”) closed a US$ 1.25 bln multi-tranche syndicated loan facility (“Facility”) for the partial financing of seven 14,000 TEU container ships and five 18,000 TEU container ships. The Facility is part of a larger US$ 1.74 bln debt financing related to UASC’s announced US$ 2.3 bln capital expenditure program for 17 […] […]World Maritime News