Mario Kerssens has joined the CargoMaxx team at Van Aalst Offshore & Marine, as Manager Business Development, starting the 1st of January 2012.
After serving the shipping and offshore industry for more than 20 years in senior sales, marketing and business development positions at Dockwise, Fairmount, Sealift and Fairstar, his latest role has been with FG International Holland BV, the Dutch Special Lifting company, that recently teamed up with Linjebygg Offshore from Norway under the new name LBO International.
At Van Aalst his focus will be on the market development of the successfully introduced CargoMaxx handling system for combined liquid and dry bulk on board platform supply vessels, anchor handling vessels, mobile offshore drilling units and fixed platforms. Supported by orders triggered by Statoil and Petrobras, this innovative system is set to revolutionize the logistics involved with amongst others drill cuttings in an environmentally smarter way than the present outdated industry standards. Combined with the recently opened Houston office the Van Aalst sales team has now doubled its strength.