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.
- ITF Criticizes US’ Treatment of Hanjin Crew 29 september 2016The US authorities have been criticized by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) due to the refusal of shore leave to seafarers on board Hanjin ships in the USA as a denial of human rights. The issue was revealed during a visit to the chartered vessel Hanjin Marine by ITF inspector Jeff Engels who was checking […] […]World Maritime News
- Charleston Harbor Project Moves Closer to Realization 29 september 2016The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project has moved closer to securing the authorization necessary to begin construction as the US House of Representatives passed H.5303 the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 on September 28 this year. The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project was formally recommended for Congressional authorization in January with […]World Maritime News World Maritime News
- Worker Dies after Falling from Tanker Nord Gardenia 29 september 2016A worker died after he fell into the water while transferring from a service vessel to the chemical tanker Nord Gardenia, the vessel’s operator Danish shipping company Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S confirmed. The 47-year-old service technician was soon pulled out of the water and evacuated by a rescue helicopter. He was declared deceased upon arrival at the […]World Maritime News