RSS World Maritime News

  • Dangling Activists Keeping Shell Icebreaker in Portland 29 juli 2015
    Greenpeace US activists have suspended themselves from St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Oregon to block the Shell ‘s icebreaking vessel MSV Fennica from leaving the port of Portland for Alaskan waters. Greenpeace says that the climbers have enough supplies to last several days, and are prepared to stay in Shell’s way as long as possible. Shell’s Arctic […] […]
    Worldmaritimenews
  • Scorpio Tankers in Potential USD 536 Million Newbuilding Deal 29 juli 2015
    Scorpio Tankers has ordered two MR product tankers and two Handymax product tankers at South Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, with options for up to six more MRs and six more Handymaxes which could push the total newbuilding order to USD 536 million. The contract price for the MR product tankers is approximately USD 34.5 million, and they […] […]
    Worldmaritimenews
  • Egypt to Start Building New Side Channel at Port Said 29 juli 2015
     A new side channel is about to be built near the Suez Canal to allow smaller vessels in the Mediterranean a twenty-four hour access to East Port Said instead of current eight-hour access, Reuters reports, citing Klaus Holm Laursen, managing director of Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT). The USD 60 million-worth canal is aimed at allowing vessels […] […]
    World Maritime News


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.