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.
- Effective State Governance Crucial in Combating Somalia Piracy 24 oktober 2014While noting the progress made to combat piracy off the coast of Somalia, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman said that a sustained long-term solution must include the presence of effective Government and State institutions that provide basic services and alternative ways for people to make a living. Briefing the […]Worldmaritimenews
- Three Dead in Platform Accident off Azerbaijan 24 oktober 2014Three workers died, with the fourth still missing, when the structures collapsed at the Socar’s platform No 441 of the Narimanov oil and gas production department (OGPD) in the Caspian Sea offshore Azerbaijan, Socar says in a written statement. Socar goes on to say that ”the structures collapsed during the repair works and a wagon-house fell into the […] […]Worldmaritimenews
- Grande Francia Loses Part of Its Cargo in Storm 24 oktober 2014Italian Ro-Ro cargo vessel Grande Francia lost 10 containers overboard north of the German Bight due to rough weather caused by the hurricane Gonzalo on Oct 22, Hamburg water police informed. The ship was en route from Tilbury UK to Hamburg Germany when it began to roll due to strong winds about 10-11 wind gusts causing […] […]World Maritime News