The experts of Port Consultants Rotterdam have worked together for many years and consist of senior consultants with extensive worldwide experience in the field of port development.
Daan BosCivil Works Expert
Key expertise: Civil works and buildings in ports and terminals.
Experience: Construction planning, cost engineering, design, tendering, contracting and project management of both mono and multi-disciplinary projects. Responsible for infrastructure projects in the water sector, involved in several extensive construction and infrastructure projects in the Port of Rotterdam and in the development of Sokhna Port in Egypt.
+31 (0) 6 819 116 51
Eric van DrunenMaritime Economist
Key expertise: Ports and maritime transport.
Experience: Maritime economics and logistics, strategic market analysis and forecasting of trade and traffic movements, economic and financial project evaluation/feasibility studies, intermodal transport/hinterland transport, strategic port (master)planning and training in the above subjects.
Experience: Strategic issues, feasibility and planning studies, design and engineering, tendering and contracting of port infrastructure, terminal concessions.
Apart from English, fluent in French, German, Portuguese and Spanish.
+31 (0) 6 155 728 98
Frank MaassonTransport Economist
Key expertise: Strategic market analysis, business development, feasibility studies, financial modelling, defining programs of requirements for infrastructure, business scans, institutional modelling.
Experience: strategic market analysis, port privatization, project management, transaction advice and tendering. Practical management of warehousing and distribution, container and trailer transport by all transport models, liner operations and logistics in Africa. Integrated multidisciplinary port and infrastructure development projects, creating shareholders/economic value through integral project management using business case steering.
+31 (0) 6 284 184 39
Dirk Roukema M.sc.Dredging and Cost expert
Key expertise: Dredging, reclamation and marine works.
Experience: Cost estimates, construction methods and scheduling, scope management, contract specifications and conditions, tender strategies, expert opinions. Member of PIANC Working Group 144 (Classification of soils and rocks for marine dredging) and board member of the Dutch Section of CEDA. Various publications on dredging contracts and conditions. Acts as independent expert witness for disputes on dredging and marine works.
Experience: Port masterplan studies; feasibility and design studies; tender evaluation; strategic advice on port & waterways with their hinterland connections; and design of hydraulic structures. Former Chair of PIANC Young Professionals Commission YP-Com and former member of PIANC Executive Committee ExCom (2012-2018). Associate Professor at the University of Buenos Aires on “Port planning & logistics”.
Key expertise: Port masterplan studies, feasibility and design studies, tender evaluation, strategic advice on port development, hinterland transport development, port management and privatisation and nautical design.
Experience: Worked for Rotterdam Port Authority and the Delft Hydraulics Laboratory. Does consultancy work all over the world.
Experience: In the office (desktop studies) and in the field (supervisory work) in the above mentioned fields.
Member of PIANC and of CEDA (Dutch Section) Part time lecturer at The Groningen State Polytechnic (Hanze Hogeschool) in dredging technology & project management.
+31 (0) 6 513 956 87
Alejandra AresPort Consultant
Key expertise: Port and terminal planning, hydraulic engineering, operations, logistics and sustainability.
Experience: Port masterplan studies, sustainable ports development, logistic and capacity analysis, feasibility studies.