From 7 May till 9 May 2019, TOS will be exhibiting at the well-known exhibition for specialists in the inland shipping, shipping and fishing industry: Maritime Industry 2019 at Gorinchem stand D147. This event will take place at the ‘Evenementenhal’ in Gorinchem, the Netherlands. Plan your visit! At this exhibition for the Dutch maritime industry, a full [...]
Er zit toekomst in de binnenvaart! Kom varen, bezoek scholen, werven, containerterminals of bijvoorbeeld het grootste simulatorcentrum van Europa. Het kan allemaal zaterdag 16 maart tijdens de Dag van de Binnenvaart. Bekijk de website DAG VAN DE BINNENVAART voor alle activiteiten. Zoek je een baan of een BBL leerwerkplek in de binnenvaart? Siebelina Ooms en Jeremy Stork kunnen je [...]
In my early years, I was always out on the water. When I turned 14, I became an AB in the fishing industry. My whole family also worked in the fishing industry and I did this for about 8 years. After this, I went into inland shipping and sailed on a towed tanker. My wife joined me on board for 1,5 years, but after having an accident, she didn’t want to sail any longer. That’s when I began looking at other job possibilities. I have worked for many different companies, such as Roteb. Sometime later, I applied for a job on shore.
Melvin Both: Captain at RET on Fast Ferry De Nieuwe Prins (The New Prince) After having studied Retail and recovering from a long period of sickness, he decided to change tack. He chose for a calm and relaxed approach to finding the right career path. Both: ‘I was looking for something that I really like. […]