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  • Image of the Day: First Havyard 832 Arrives from China 31 mars 2015
    The ship shown in this image, named Kan Tan 312, is the first Havyard 832 PSV delivered from a Chinese shipyard and also the first Havyard design classed by China Classification Society (CCS). The contract between Havyard and Fujien Mawei Shipbuilding was signed in February 2013. The shipyard delivered the ship to the owner last […] […]
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  • Costa Concordia Used for Cocaine Smuggling 31 mars 2015
    Large quantities of cocaine are reported to had been smuggled on board the most luxuries ships sailing the high seas, a recent investigation by Italian authorities shows. The police investigation into the drug smuggling routes between South America and Italy indicated that a considerable amount of cocaine has been hidden in food supplies in cruise […] […]
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  • Seaspan Gets Seventh 10,000 TEU SAVER 31 mars 2015
    Hong Kong-based Seaspan Corporation has accepted delivery of the seventh SAVER design, 10,000 TEU container ship, the MOL Beacon. The new container ship, which was constructed at Jiangsu Yangzi Xinfu Shipbuilding is Seaspan’s first delivery in 2015. This is the twelfth 10,000 TEU vessel using Seaspan’s SAVER design constructed at Yangzijiang. The MOL Beacon […]

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.