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  • UPDATE: Tanker with Kurdish Crude Dissappears from Radar 29 augusti 2014
    The United Kalavrvta (formerly SCF BYRRANGA), which has been moored in international waters off Texas for more than a month, is reported to have disappeared from satellite tracking, writes Reuters. Namely, the ship, which got cleared for unloading of one million of barrels of Kurdish oil it was carrying earlier this week, is believed to had switched […] […]
  • Sovcomflot Navigates Back to Black 29 augusti 2014
    OAO Sovcomflot (SCF), Russia’s largest shipping company, has managed to accrue the net profit of USD 63.6 million for the first six months of 2014, a far cry from the 1H 2013 loss of USD 14.5 million, largely due to improved crude oil market dynamics during the first half of the year.  SCF’s interim report has revealed that: […] […]
  • Hyundai Mipo Scores Carrier Trio 29 augusti 2014
     Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co, a subsidiary of South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries, has secured orders for three vessels, two liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers and one asphalt carrier. The LPG order, worth USD 104.7 million, comes from the Marshall Islands-based operator StealthGas. The carriers are slated for delivery by the end of 201 […]
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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.