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  • NOL Offloads APL Logistics 29 maj 2015
    Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines Limited (NOL) has sold its logistics business, APL Logistics Ltd (APLL), to Kintetsu World Express, Inc for USD 1.2 billion. Upon completion of the transaction, 50.05% of the shareholding in APL Logistics Vascor Automotive Private Limited (Vascor India), an India based company that transports automobiles in containers in […]
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  • Death Ship Captain Admits to Gun Running 29 maj 2015
    In the second day of the inquest hearing before the New South Wales Coroner Court, the captain of what has been dubbed as the Death ship confessed to taking a commission for selling guns to crew members while on board the Panama-flagged coal carrier Sage Sagittarius. Captain Venancio Salas also admitted of being involved in physical confrontations with one [ […]
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  • Svitzer Enters Brazilian Towage Market 29 maj 2015
    Maersk’s towage business arm Svitzer has taken a controlling stake in Brazilian towage operator Transmar Servicios Maritimos thus entering the Brazilian market for the first time within its strategic objective of growing emerging markets. “Brazilian towage market features sizeable pockets of underserved demand and it has the potential for growth and producti […]
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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.