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  • Rob Hoekstra
  • Founder
  • Seacamel, Netherlands

SEACAMEL is a marine and heavy lifting consultancy which combines proven concepts, experience based in finding creatively new solutions in heavy lifting and transport. Rob Hoekstra has worked with Dockwise, world's largest heavy transportation company. He has wide experience with other fortune companies such as Subsea 7, Mammoet Engineering, “Heerema Fabrication Group Engineering, ALE Heavy Lifting, etc. Heavy lifting and transportation, maritime, offshore and insurance industries are fields that he's specialized in.

With over 30 years of industrial experience, many organizations have benefited from Rob Hoekstra, such as: salvage companies, companies involved in design, offshore installation, construction and operation of ships, barges and offshore structures, cargo owners, warranty surveyors and legal firms. He was a Lead Project engineer for 3 Russian nuclear powered submarines that had to be transported to a dismantling yard. He developed a new way to support and seafasten submarines which reduced seafastening costs by 60% and seafastening time by 3 days.

Other projects that benefited from Rob Hoekstra's involvment:

Goliat FPSO (South Korea – Hammerfest, Norway)
Subsea 7
Dockwise Transport NV
Chevron CVX
Murphy Kikeh Spar
Kerr-McGee Constitution Spar
BP Mad Dog Spar Transport
BP Holstein Spar Transport
Dominion Devils Tower Spar transport
BP Horn Mountain Spar
Exxon Diana Spar transport
Chevron Genesis Spar transport