Interviews

COLUMN - Westernschelde

October 14, 2014 - J. den Doolaard

“I once ran a boat aground." Maybe this wasn’t the wisest confession, but during the coffee break it was all about tall tales regarding monstrous storms and tricky navigation situations – so, of course, I had to chip in as well. The Old Man slid off his chair, cursing, still holding a cup of coffee in his hand, and the rest of the crew just stared at me. Read More
Under the spell of rowing

November 19, 2013 - Rogier Kind

For over 25 years, Atlas Services Group has sponsored the rowing teams of the Maritime University in Rotterdam (STC). A few weeks ago, Atlas Services Group interviewed the mentor of the rowing team, Kees-Jan Smit. Kees-Jan explained to us all the details of this unique and demanding sport. Read More
Atlas captain saves 100 lives

October 29, 2013 - Bregje Rooijendijk

What started off as a typical day for the offshore supply vessel VOS THEIA, quickly changed into an unexpected and eventful one… 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