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  • 31 October – 2 November 2023 | Abu Dhabi, UAE

Captain Ben van Scherpenzeel

Chairman International Taskforce Port Call Optimization


Ben van Scherpenzeel has spent 15 years at sea:

• 3 years on tankers and reefer vessels as a deck officer

• 12 years on cruise vessels as a deck officer, staff captain, and project manager of new build programs

He joined the Port of Rotterdam in 2004.  His present responsibilities are optimization of port operations, port information, including being Chairman of the International Taskforce Port Call Optimization, Chairman Shipping Advisory Board North Sea, Project Officer of the International Harbour Master Association and Vice-Chair of the IMO GIA Low Carbon Shipping group – work stream Ship Port Interface

Sessions With Captain Ben van Scherpenzeel

Wednesday, 1 November