Nick, graduated in 1980 as Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering at the Nautical / Technical Collage of Flushing and certified as Chief Engineer unlimited propulsion power both engine and steam. He sailed until 1989 on board of all type of sea-going and off-shore vessels .
From 1989 – 2007 he was employed at Rotterdam based marine survey companies as Marine Surveyor and gained wide experience in the field of P&I and H&M technical and marine surveys in the field of deep sea merchant shipping, dredging, naval, towage and offshore.
As from 2000, he has meanwhile been involved in over 100 Superyacht claims and with a consistently increasing number of such claims, Nick has become a specialist in this specific field.
In 2007 he entered CNZ Marine as senior partner/ marine surveyor.
- Technical and Nautical insurance surveys in the fields of Hull & Machinery (H&M), Newbuilding & Guarantee, Technical P&I and Ship Repairers Liability (SRL) on board of all type of vessels incl. Merchant, Naval, Dredging, Towage, Offshore and Yachts.
- Expert advice / consultancy to Ship Owners / Operators, Law Offices etc. in shipbuilding and machinery issues.
- Surveys to industrial and shore based technical installations, harbour facilities etc.
- Superyacht Newbuilding & Guarantee as well as Hull & Machinery insurance claims, Technical Consultancy / Expert Advice in Super yacht disputes.