Imtech Marine has appointed Peter Porter as General Manager for Imtech Marine Belgium, also known as Radio Holland, per October 1th 2015. He will succeed Frans Ploegaert, who has started in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, as Director Middle East & India.
Peter Porter started at sea as Deck Officer and has since 1989 further developed his career ashore. He worked, amongst other things, as Operations and Capacity Manager Container Trades at CMB N.V – CMBT N.V. and as Fleet and Operations Director at Safmarine Container Lines.
In 2012 he started his own shipping consultancy company Antwerp Ship Partners. As consultant he took on assignments amongst others as Product Manager at Odense Maritime Technology and as Country Manager at Alphatron Marine.
With the appointment of Peter Porter, Imtech Marine has gained a General Manager for Belgium who has had a long and successful career in the Maritime sector. “Strengthened by my operational shipping experience and passion for the job I am convinced that we can make the difference in our sector. I am looking forward to this challenge in which my focus will first and foremost be creating added value for the end user”, says Peter Porter.