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  • Image of the Day: RFA Fort Victoria Emerges from Makeover 19 december 2014
    Looking resplendent riding high in No.5 Dock at Cammell Laird’s yard in Birkenhead, RFA Fort Victoria belies her 24 years of age. And well she might for the supply ship has undergone a revamp costing just shy of £50m – the biggest revamp ever carried out by the world-famous yard on a Royal Fleet Auxiliary […] […]
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  • OW Bunker Manager Arrested in Denmark 19 december 2014
    Former global manager of the bankrupt marine fuel supplier OW Bunker Lars Bohn has been arrested in Denmark. Danish newspaper Borsen quoted the prosecutor’s office as saying on Thursday that Bohn is wanted in Italy where he is suspected of fraud adding that he will be extradited to Italian authorities for further prosecution in a few weeks. According […] […]
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  • Norden Seals Financing for Its USD 1Bln Fleet Renewal 19 december 2014
    Danish shipping company Norden said that it has secured three new credit facilities, worth a total of USD 187 million. Two loans have been agreed with Scandinavian banks and the remaining one with a Japanese bank. The said financing puts USD 433 million of undrawn credit facilities at Norden’s disposal, the company added. The new credit facilities will be us […]
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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.