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  • First Vessel Calls at DP World’s New Terminal 22 oktober 2014
    DP World has today welcomed the first scheduled vessel to call at its new Container Terminal 3 in Jebel Ali, Dubai, as it gears up to serve customers at the state-of-the-art facility.  The first vessel to call at the port was ‘APL Phoenix’. “We are proud to welcome the APL Phoenix to Terminal 3 as […] […]
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  • Clyde and Co: Ships with Fatigued Crew Unseaworthy 22 oktober 2014
     If a ship’s crew doesn’t receive enough rest while trying to keep up with a ship’s schedule, there should be a regulatory framework under which the ship could be considered unmanned or unseaworthy, Law firm Clyde and Co claims. However, there have been no reported judgments to form a precedent in order to back up […] […]
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  • Image of the Day: Van Oord’s Vessel Drops Anchor in Rotterdam 22 oktober 2014
    RHB Terminal, located at Waalhaven in Rotterdam, today welcomed Van Oord’s first offshore installation vessel Aelous. This offshore installation vessel has a length of 139 m, 38 m in the beam, a design draught of 5.7 m and a cruising speed of 12 knots. She is equipped with a crane that can lift 990 tonnes […] […]
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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.