Jaap Steenbergen BMO

Member club oil & fats
Dutch, English

Jaap joined Van Ameyde Marine in 2010 and is the Manager of our Rotterdam office. In 2004 he completed his nautical and technical education (MAROF). After that he sailed as a deck officer, mainly on chemical tankers.

He worked as a ship operator and incident investigator at the employer’s main office. Furthermore, he worked on the on-board implementation of a newly developed ECD/ISSVDR system. Subsequently, Jaap worked as a SHE-Q officer on various marine off-shore projects as well as on maintenance of ISO9001 and OHSAS18000 standards.

Until 2010, he worked as Maritime Simulation Manager on the development of high-standard ship simulation software and hardware to comply with relevant DNV certification levels. Furthermore, he was involved in sales, implementation and providing train-the-trainer courses for the simulators, worldwide.

Jaap took several courses such as Marine Expeditor and Crude Oil Washing with the Energy Institute, Oil & Chemical courses, Ship- as well as Company Security Officer courses, a Ship Management course and is SDT Qualified for the Ultrasonic Tightness Testing of Hatches.



  • Tanker operations / Liquid cargoes / tankers
  • Marine software / IT / instruments
  • Auditing quality systems