Interviews

Atlas Account Manager returns from the New Suez Canal expansion project

October 20, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

Since its completion in August, the biggest project of 2015, the New Suez Canal has achieved its ambitious deadline. The 22 mile waterway will be the route for approximately 8% of the world’s shipping traffic, becoming the main route for Europe and the Middle East. Atlas Account Manager, Tim van der Stelt was asked by Boskalis to represent them on the project as their HR Consultant. Eight months on, Tim is back in the Netherlands assuming his role in Atlas’ Hoofddorp office. Read More
“It’s a bit like a business card for Atlas; it shows other companies how we can fully support them during these major projects.” Representing the Consortium at the Suez Canal Project

April 7, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

In February 2015, one of Atlas’ Account managers based in Hoofddorp, Tim van der Stelt, left the Netherlands for a year to become the HR Consultant for Boskalis at the Suez Canal. He was given 48 hours to pack up his life and travel to Ismailia, Egypt. Tim chats to Atlas about working on this pioneering project. Read More
Riekelt Post on a “Pirate hunting” trip

July 18, 2011 - Coraline Mulder

I started working in merchant shipping ten years ago, deliberately choosing short contracts in order to get as much marine experience as possible. I have done several jobs for Atlas in the meantime, including this trip inside the piracy area, all of which were to their satisfaction. Read More
Skipper Jelle Zeeman

July 4, 2011 - Coraline Mulder

"After completing mate/engineer officer education for the fishing industry, in 1989 at the age of 19 I became a fisherman on the North Sea. After having worked in all aspects of the profession I quit fishing in 2006", according to Jelle Zeeman as he starts telling his story. Read More
Dave Wade, Marine Navigator on board the Balder

October 9, 2010 - Rogier Kind

Over the past thirteen years I have worked as a Marine Navigator, Dimensional Control Specialist, and Land Surveyor. Of these three disciplines, I have enjoyed the first one the most. Read More