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  • ICTSI Boosts Volumes Through New Terminals 06 mars 2015
    The Philippine-based container terminal operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) handled 7,438,635 TEUs in 2014, 18% more than 6,309,840 TEUs reported in 2013, chalked up to the start of the new operations in Mexico and Honduras, the consolidation of terminal operations in Yantai, China, and improved performance at Subic Bay, Philippi […]
  • Update: Port Metro Vancouver Operations Resume, Fire Put Out 06 mars 2015
    DP World, operator of Centerm container terminal and the Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services managed to extinguish the fire that broke out on Wednesday afternoon in the shipping container at Centerm just before 8:00 pm on Thursday, Port Metro Vancouver said in an update. Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services has confirmed there is no further risk to the […] […]
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  • Ships Collide in Houston Ship Channel 06 mars 2015
    A chemical tanker collided with a container vessel on Thursday, March 5 while underway in the Houston Ship Channel. Following the collision between Hamburg Süd’s containership Monte Alegre and the chemical tanker Chembulk Houston, vessel movements were halted between LT26 and LT42 in the Channel as a precaution measure. The U.S. Coast Guard Houston VTS reope […]
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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.