TOC EventsBühler GmbHCimbria Bulk Equipment A/SPort of StocktonViganTBA Group
  • Vigan
  • TOC Events
  • Indonesia Coal Mining 2019
  • Cimbria Bulk Equipment A/S
  • MULTIMODAL 2019
  • 5th Biennial LNG Bunkering

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.

Latest News

Groveport expansion bolsters PD Ports

(Posted on 23/05/19)

PD Ports has announced a multi-million-pound investment at Groveport in partnership with one of Europe... Read more


Oakland to return to bulk roots

(Posted on 23/05/19)

Bulk shipping operations could soon return to the Port of Oakland, California for the first time in... Read more


British ports talk up bulk

(Posted on 23/05/19)

With the breakbulk sector gathering in Bremen this week at this year’s Breakbulk Europe, the British... Read more


Peel acquires Quality Freight

(Posted on 23/05/19)

Peel Ports Group has announced that it has acquired Quality Freight (UK) Limited for an undisclosed... Read more


Teamsters and CN sign agreement

(Posted on 20/05/19)

CN, Canadian National Railway Company has announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with the... Read more


Hamilton’s Waste Heat Recovery Project

(Posted on 20/05/19)

The Hamilton Port Authority is supporting an exciting initiative helping companies that operate in Hamilton... Read more


CMRP improves Port Hedland safety

(Posted on 20/05/19)

Construction work on a project to replace ageing marine navigation aids in the Port of Port Hedland... Read more


ABP launches VTS academy

(Posted on 14/05/19)

ABP is on course to establish the Humber as a centre of excellence for Vessel Traffic Services training... Read more


ESPO supports proposal to discuss scrubbers

(Posted on 14/05/19)

IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 74), which is commencing in London, will discuss an... Read more


New Damen tug for Hamburg

(Posted on 14/05/19)

Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Neue Schleppdampfschiffsreederei Louis Meyer GmbH &... Read more


25th Coaltrans Asia5th Biennial LNG BunkeringMULTIMODAL 2019TMS Awards 2019TelestackMarine Fuels 360 China
  • Cleveland Cascades Ltd
  • TBA Group
  • Port of Stockton
  • Telestack

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping