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  • Tanker Thwarts Pirate Attack off Nigeria 05 maj 2016
    The string of attacks in the Gulf of Guinea continues as pirates attempted to board a tanker earlier today while underway some 36 nautical miles south west of Bayelsa coast, Nigeria. Specifically, a group of armed pirates in a speedboat chased and fired upon a tanker underway, the Maritime Trade and Information Sharing Centre for the Gulf of […] […]
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  • Crewless Ship Washes Ashore in Liberia 05 maj 2016
    A Panama-flagged product tanker identified as Tamaya 1 has beached ashore near Robertsport, northern Liberia coast, Liberia Maritime Authority confirmed to World Maritime News. Based on the reports from Liberia Radio, the 1980-built 1,441 DWT ship washed ashore on May 4th without anybody on board. It is not known what happened to the crew, however certain [… […]
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  • Car Carrier Giants Hit with Another Class Action 05 maj 2016
    Car shipping majors are facing another class action complaint by vehicle shippers who have taken their case before the United States Federal Maritime Commission.  Companies being targeted by the complaint are led by Japanese RORO giants NYK Line, Mitsui O.S.K., “K” Line, followed by World Logistics Service (U.S.A.), Eukor Car Carriers, Wallenius Wilhelmsen L […]
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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.