In 2003, Gerard joined Van Ameyde Marine as an all-round marine surveyor. He is registered as surveyor for the Dutch institute of registered surveyors (NIVRE-re). Gerard completed his nautical education in 1983.
He has sailed as a chief officer on reefer and general cargo vessels for many years before coming a cargo underwriter’s surveyor, which he was for a period of 12 years.
He has a wide experience in surveying all types of cargo, which also includes advising on salvage sales, reconditioning and consultancy. Gerard is an approved and trained Green Award auditor, Flag State inspector and 360 Quality Code surveyor.
Spoken languages - Dutch, English
Experience since - 2003
Membership - NIVRE-re
Degree - Bsc
Discipline - (Master) Mariner
Sectors - Liability, Loss prevention, Road transport, Shipping
Area(s) of expertise:
Condition surveys (P&I/ H&M / Pre-purchase/On-off hire), Containerized cargoes, Dry bulk (Agri/Minerals), Lashing and securing, Refrigerated cargoes (Fish/Meat/Perishables)