Kris 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.
- ICS Worried over Protectionist US Approach to LNG Exports 29 juni 2015The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has voiced serious concern about the potentially protectionist approach being taken by the U.S. with respect to the future transport of energy exports, despite the signal of the US Congress from last week that it would approve major free trade deals with Asia and Europe. “International ship operators, represented b […]World Maritime News
- Scorpio Bulkers Finds Work for the Coming Newbuilding 29 juni 2015NYSE-listed dry bulk specialist Scorpio Bulkers Inc. has agreed to time charter-out one Capesize currently under construction at a Sungdong shipyard, South Korea. The 180,000 dwt SBI Montesino is expected to be delivered in July, 2015. Upon delivery from the shipyard, the SBI Montesino will be chartered-out to an unnamed European charterer for 4-7 months at […]Worldmaritimenews
- Audit Report: Cosco Cooked Its Books 29 juni 2015China’s shipping conglomerate Cosco Group has ended up on the list of companies found to have falsified revenue and profits, according to the country’s National Audit Office. Cosco, together with 13 other state-run companies, falsified a total of USD 4.8 bln in revenue and USD 3.1 bln in profits, the Audit office said in a report for 2014 released on Sunday, […]World Maritime News