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.
- Maersk Wins IMO 2013 ‘Sustainable Development’ Award 20 maj 2013Maersk won the IMO 2013 themed award: “Sustainable Development – IMO’s contribution beyond Rio+20” in support of the IMO’s theme for World Maritime Day for 2013, at the 25th annual Seatrade Awards ceremony held in London recently. The award ceremony was held at the historic Guildhall, London, on Friday, 10 May, with over 350 of […]World Maritime News
- Bahri Recognized as One of the Top Arab Companies 20 maj 2013The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) is awarded as one of the top companies in the Arab Region by Forbes Middle East. Engr. Saleh Al-Jasser, Bahri CEO received the award during an event organized under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister for Culture, Youth & Community Development in […]World Maritime News
- MacGregor Secures Offshore Winch Contracts from Three Chinese Shipyards 20 maj 2013MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured new offshore winch contracts from three Chinese shipyards, Fujian Southeast, Fuzhou Baima and Guangdong Yuexin Ocean Engineering. The winches are destined for 22 anchor handling tug supply vessels (AHTSVs) under construction for a number of international owners. “Our offshore winches have been specified for a run of n […]World Maritime News