Rob van Uffelen

2007 – today: Owner of IMOAdvies

  • Training IMSBC Code related topics combined with IMDG Code on behalf of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). 13 missions done. Partly country and partly regional trainings.
  • Specific IMSBC Code training to e.g. a large bulk producer in The Netherlands, vessel operator and port authorities
  • Audit procedures of bulkcarrier shipments after incidents 
  • Advise to master of bulkcarrier; how to safely load specific bulkcargo
  • Participating in pre IMO/CCC meetings, organised by Dutch ministry of Transport
  • Assist in getting “new” bulkcargoes registered (as per 1.3.3)

Rob is:

  • Master mariner
  • Member of VVA, CTGG and ICHCA Technical Panel
  • Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor Road (ADR)
  • Approved Hazmat expert (IHM)
  • Supervisor Ship Recycling
  • Certified to handle dangerous goods (incl. basic firefighting response)

1997-2007 Global Manager Dangerous Cargo P&ONedlloyd (PONL) / Maersk Line. 

  • Acceptance/rejection policy
  • Training
  • Dangerous Goods System development
  • Incidents
  • Chairman of the ICS DG workgroup
  • Representing the shipping line at CTGG, KVNR, IMO/DSC, CDI-MPC, Grand Alliance

1992-1996 Dangerous Goods Department Nedlloyd

1979-1991 Deck officer: Shell, Nedlloyd, Van Ommeren