Ruben Hulstaert

‘I graduated in 2011 with a Master’s degree in nautical sciences from the Antwerp Maritime Academy. Thereafter I started sailing with DEME on trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) and I worked my way up to Chief mate. For now, I’ve said goodbye to the sea and have started a shore employment as a Marine Coordinator’

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Articles By Ruben Hulstaert

Should the dredging industry establish common standards for crew transfers?
Crews routinely perform vesseltovessel transfers, ensuring a project continues seamlessly. But the operation is not risk free. A roundtable of IADC members shared ideas on how to improve procedures to make crew transfers safer. DOWNLOAD PDF Document | 1009,44 KB