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  • Term of the Day: Automatic Identification System (AIS) 30 januari 2015
    Automatic Identification System or AIS is a system used by ships and Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) principally for the identification and locating of vessels. The system is intended to assist a vessel’s watchstanding officers and allow maritime authorities to track and monitor vessel movements. AIS is capable of providing information about a ship to other shi […]
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  • OOCL Compensates Lower TEU Revenue with Volume 30 januari 2015
    Hong Kong-headquartered ocean carrier Oriental Overseas Container Lines (OOCL) handled 5,585,516 TEUs in 2014, an increase of 5.5% compared to 5,293,537 TEUs the company handled in 2013, according to an unaudited operational update issued today. Total annual revenues recorded a 3.5% growth, from USD 5.6 billion in 2013 to USD 5.8 billion in 2014. The company […]
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  • Image of the Day: MSC Oscar All Lubed Up 30 januari 2015
    LUKOIL has begun supplies of cylinder oils of a new generation to MSC OSCAR, the world’s largest container ship. During this year LUKOIL will supply 15,000 tons of lubes to Mediterranean Shipping Company, which is the owner of the ship. MSC Ocsar, which is built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering and classed by DNV […] […]
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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.