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  • Spain: Workers Suspend Strikes as Companies Quit Anesco 22 juni 2017
    The Spanish stevedoring unions have decided to shelve their strike plans for the rest of this month as a sign of good will. The move was prompted by a letter from Javier Vidal, president of the Association of Port Stevedoring Companies of Barcelona, who asked for the suspension of strikes after major port companies left the […] […]
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  • Vard Lays Keel for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ 1st Expedition Ship 22 juni 2017
    The keel has been laid for Hanseatic Nature, the first of two expedition new-builds owned by Hapag-Lloyd Cruises that are being built at VARD shipyard in Tulcea, Romania. “It is a great pleasure to watch the development of our first expedition new-build. In the shipyard, as well as in the Hamburg office, many experts in their specialist field, […] […]
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  • Military Rescues Seafarer of Royal 16 Kidnapped in November 2016 22 juni 2017
    Philippine government troops have rescued one crew member of the Vietnam-flagged bulk carrier Royal 16 who was held in captivity for more than seven months, ReCAAP ISC informed.  While conducting military operations, the troops recovered the seafarer in Sumipsip, Basilan, Philippines. On November 11, 2016, the 5,610 dwt bulker was boarded by ten armed men wh […]
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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.