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.
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- IMO 2020 Rule to Cost Shippers USD 60 Bn More a Year? 01 mars 2017Global bunker fuel costs could rise by up to USD 60 billion annually from 2020, in a full compliance scenario, when the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 0.5% sulphur cap for bunker fuels kicks in, Wood Mackenzie said. With the implementation of the IMO regulation in 2020, the shipping industry will have to consider a switch from […] […]World Maritime News
- Golden Ocean Pushes Delivery of Six Newbuildings 01 mars 2017Norwegian dry bulk owner Golden Ocean Group Limited has reached an agreement with shipyards to defer the delivery of its six vessels currently under construction. This brings the total number of defferals to ten newbuildings, as the company achieved aggregate price reductions of USD 15.3 million. In its latest financial report, Golden Ocean said that all […] […]World Maritime News