Martin Bloem

Our team in the Netherlands – Martin Bloem

After finishing his Masters degree at Leyden University, Martin Bloem started his activities in the maritime sector. He commenced his maritime career in 1993 as a researcher at the Dutch maritime cluster organization, and worked for four years as a shipbuilding expert in the Ministry of Economic Affairs. During this period he represented The Netherlands in OECD WP 6, and in the EU Council Working Group on Shipbuilding. Apart from this he was involved in ship finance and order support to the Dutch shipyards. In his fourteen years as a director of Dutch maritime associations, he merged the marine equipment and shipbuilding associations, and became the first general director of what is now called Netherlands Maritime Technology. He set up rep offices in Rio de Janeiro, Shanghai, Hanoi and St. Petersburg. As a maritime consultant, Martin was responsible for several maritime market reports (West Africa, Turkey, Indonesia) and for the evaluation of Dutch national shipping policy. Currently he is CEO of maritime consultancy Marstrat BV. Martin is known for his thorough knowledge of international maritime markets. He maintains an impressive network of contacts in the international shipbuilding and marine equipment community.

Marstrat BV (strategic partner of Gateway Norway): partner Mr. Martin Bloem.

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