Managing Director of SingaporeRutger joined LOC in 2006 as a Master Mariner based in Singapore. Since 2014 he has been the Managing Director of the Singapore office. Rutger is experienced in undertaking investigations into collisions, rig damage, cargo damages and safe berth assessments for P&I clubs and admiralty lawyers. He has attended salvage operations including the refloating of a grounded laden tanker, monitored damage repairs and reviewed general average claims. Rutger has acted as expert witness in Malaysian court. He is also experienced in offshore warranty and acted as marine representative for rig moves. As DP consultant Rutger has provided FMEA packages, DP training, witnessed DP trials and carried out DP incident investigations. He is an accredited OVID inspector. Rutger has 12 years seagoing experience prior to LOC, including four years as master on DP construction vessels in oil fields in the Asia Pacific region and North Sea. At sea, Rutger gained experience in diving support, subsea construction, rock dumping, pipeline trenching/removal, cable laying, dredging and salvage. He is a graduate in Marine, Nautical/Technical Sciences from Rotterdam University and is fluent in English and Dutch.
- expertise Analysis, Cargo, Cargo (CDL), Casualty, Claims, Disputes & Litigations, Collisions & Groundings, Condition Surveys, Dynamic Positioning, Fixed Object, FMEA / FMECA, Hull & Machinery, Industry Standard Audit, Marine & Engineering Consultancy, Marine Casualties, Marine Warranty Survey, Personal Injury, Pollution, Port, Pre-purchase Survey, Risk & Safety, Salvage, Studies, Surveys, Inspections & Audits, Vessel Assurance, Voyage, Wreck Removal
- discipline Master Mariners
- sector Marine Assurance & Risk, Oil & Gas, Shipping
- location Singapore
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