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  • USCG Fines Bulker for Unapproved Ballast Water Discharge in Willamette River 23 augusti 2017
    The United States Coast Guard (USCG) issued a USD 5,000 fine to the owners of a freight vessel for unauthorized ballast water discharge into the Willamette River in Portland on August 16. During a routine port state control ballast water examination on the 590-foot Handy bulk carrier Ansac Moon Bear, marine inspectors discovered that the […] […]
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  • Seaspan Adds First 11,000 TEU SAVER 23 augusti 2017
    Hong Kong-based containership manager and owner Seaspan Corporation has taken delivery of MSC Shuba B, an 11,000 TEU containership, from Hanjin Subic shipyard in the Phillippines. As informed, the Neopanamax will commence a seventeen-year fixed-rate bareboat charter with Swiss-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). Upon completion of the bareboat charte […]
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  • Charity: Grounded CSCL Jupiter Became a Mini ‘Tourist Attraction’ 23 augusti 2017
    The ultra large boxship CSCL Jupiter that ran aground in the River Scheldt on August 14 had become a mini ‘tourist attraction’, Fr Jos Vanhoof, Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) port chaplain in Antwerp, Belgium said citing local press reports. Namely, onlookers were reported to have climbed onto the sand bank the bow of the ship was stuck on. […] […]
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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.