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Team

Christiaan Nijst

Founder & Director

Christiaan is the technical brain behind the reinvented “scrubber” technology. He has almost a dozen years of experience in various engineering and process positions in Shell, including strategy advisor for the European refineries for the IMO 2020 change.

Maarten Lodewijks Value Maritime

Maarten Lodewijks

Founder & Director

Maarten is a financial expert with a solid background as a graduate economist and is a qualified registered accountant. He finished his MBA Executive Program at Harvard Business School while working at Rederij Spliethoff where he was responsible for corporate finance.

Lars Lamet

Commercial Director

Lars has worked within the Transport Industry for more than 22 years, amongst others for Mammoet, and has always been working closely with the maritime industry. Understanding both the owner, as well as charterer, perspective within todays market, Lars strives to answer the customers needs and to provide them with high quality service.

Gerrit Jan van Ommen

Production Director

Gerrit Jan has worked for many years in various positions worldwide for Lloyds & Damen Shipyards. For the last years he was working as retrofit program manager at the Spliethoff Group, where he was responsible for the retrofit of about 20 vessels and the preparation of another 40 vessels of the Spliethoff group.

Paul Poelstra

Paul Poelstra

Marketing Manager

Paul is an experience marketeer with a focus on online marketing. He has many years experience in worldwide B-B environment. Both in commercial and marketing functions.

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Jeroen Goedvree

Service- Commissioning Manager

Jeroen has worked for over 20 years for several, offshore- and shipping related companies as Wintershall, Damen, Wartsila, CFL and BigLift Shipping.
He gained experience in functions as mechanical engineer, superintendent and project manager. A service minded character, highly motivated and dedicated to get the job done.

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Stijn Postema

Project manager

Having previously worked abroad in outsourcing, Stijn oversees the procurement process for Value Maritime.

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Niels Verweij

Project manager

Niels has a technical background with more than 10 years experience in the heavy lifting and transport industry. He gained a lot of practical experience working as a structural engineer for Mammoet and Roll Group.  Niels is a charismatic person who is willing to find the best solution for all stake holders.

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Mark Goronkov

Commissioning & service Engineer

As experienced commissioning engineer Mark has worked for many years in the maritime industry. Within Value Maritime he is responsible for service & commissioning.

Jeroen Gels

Project manager

Jeroen has worked for over 10 years for several, offshore- and shipping related companies as  CFL. He gained experience in functions as superintendent and project manager. A service minded character, highly motivated and dedicated to get the job done.

Soy Toeters Value Maritime

Soy Toeters

Office manager

Soy is office manager at Value Maritime and supports the team with various activities in the area of sales and marketing.

Jan Joost Rueb

Jan Joost Rueb

Shipping Data Intelligence

Seasoned entrepreneur, started and exited multiple businesses, experience on three continents. Specialties: Start-ups, Product Marketing, Business Development, VC Fundraising, Technical Assessment, System architecture & Patent strategies.

Frans Schauwen Value Maritime

Frans Schrauwen

Research Development Manager

Frans has over 30 years workexperience at Shell, primarily in mechanical and proces design of large reactors, internal process equipment. He holds a PhD in Gas Scrubbing.

Stef Kanen

Finance Manager