With an impressive 45 year career in naval and dredging industry, Bart Graswinckel is now acting as an expert in contracts and commercial aspects of dredging and reclamation works.
Educated as a hydrographic surveyor, he entereed the dredging industry after a couple of years at sea. Subsequently he became superintendent, project manager and area manager for dutch dredging companies. In his career he worked extensively on projects in UAE, Nigeria, Indonesia, Singapore, Denmark, and was responsible for tenders and projects of hundreds of millions euro. The projects involved maintenance with hopper dredgers, large scale land reclamation, dredging rock with cutter suction dredgers, rock protection works for offshore installations, environmental monitoring schemes, in often remote locations or challenging conditions.
The knowledge gained from this in-depth involvement in acquiring and realization of dredging and reclamation projects is beneficial to Employers in this field. Especially the translation of (technical) requirements into contract conditions and specifications, and preparing a realistic budget for the works, are qualifications that make Bart a highly attractive team member for clients active in dredging and marine projects.