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Peter Van Der Kraan

Project Manager


Over 18 years’ of experience in a range of activities, including heavy lift vessel operations, pipelay activities, offshore (subsea) and installation activities.

Peter joined LOC in 2013 through LOC’s Perth office as a marine warranty surveyor. He has recently moved to the London office to take on the position of project manager for a major marine warranty project, with operations in the Caspian, Far East and Europe.

Since joining LOC Peter has been engaged in a range of marine warranty activities, the most notable being: trailered and lifted loadins/outs, heavy lift vessel operations, pipelay activities, offshore (subsea) installation activities, as well as technical documentation review and general project management.

Prior to joining LOC, Peter worked for five years as a project manager in the salvage industry on various large scale wreck removal operations. Peter has also held various positions in the dredging industry, where he obtained experience in a broad range of fields including technical knowledge on engines, pumps and hydraulics, vessel management, classification, repairs, dry docking and dredging techniques in general.

While working in the offshore wind sector he gained experience as project manager on the design, engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation and commissioning project of two meteorological masts in the North Sea.