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Amsterdam harbour master leaves for Fire Department

Amsterdam harbour master leaves for Fire Department

(Posted on 29/04/19)

Marleen van de Kerkhof, Rijkshavenmeester Amsterdam-IJmond and director of Central Nautical Management of the North Sea Canal Area departs from Port of Amsterdam. She will start on 1 July as a new Sector Manager / Deputy Commander at the Amsterdam-Amstelland Fire Department.

The Amsterdam port area is a leading player in the field of dry bulk. Amsterdam is the second largest coal and agribulk transhipment port in Europe and the largest cocoa port in the world. 

Marleen van de Kerkhof said: 'I am proud of the results we have achieved within the Harbour Master's Division and with external partners, such as the new timetable for our operation, the new CNB joint arrangement, the set-up of the Port Authority's cyber security program, regional cooperation North Sea canal area and public-private cooperation in the field of fire brigade care. I look forward to my new position at the fire department and hope to make a positive contribution to the development task that the organization stands for. "

Marleen has been working at the Amsterdam Port Authority since 2007 and has been the Harbour Master since September 2015. With the departure of Marleen, Port of Amsterdam loses a driven and committed harbour master. Its duties will be temporarily transferred to two deputy harbour masters.

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