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Independent advice for the port and transport sector

Neptune Maritime Consultancy has executed the following
in the past years:

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09/2014 – 10/2015

Mauritius, Indian Ocean Islands

EPRD, Indian Ocean Commission

Team leader, transport economist

Feasibility study to improve maritime connectivity and set the conditions for the establishment of a regional feeder service in the SW Indian Ocean Region.


04/2015 – 07/2015


Havenbeheer Suriname

Transport economist

Developing a financial model which is to be used by the Port Authority of Suriname as a tool to evaluate present port tariffs & fees and land lease rates.


07/2014 – 10/2014


World Bank Group, Port Governance Agency (PGA) Serbia

Port regulation expert

Technical assistance to improve the ports and inland waterways regulatory framework. Present international best practices on port regulation to PGA. Preparing a detailed technical assistance implementation plan for PGA.


03/2013 – 06/2014


NTU, Port Authority Slavonski Brod

Team leader, transport economist

Feasibility study for a dangerous cargo terminal at the river port of Slavonski Brod, Croatia. Identification of technical solutions, Cost Benefit Analysis, Environmental Impact Assessment.


02/2013 – 09/2013

Saudi Arabia

Wagener & Herbst, Ministry of Economy & Planning - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Senior economist

Development of a methodology and model for cost measurement and monitoring of operations & maintenance costs for infrastructure projects (transport, health, education and water sectors).


09/2012 – 01/2013


Ministry of Transport of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Port and transport expert

Study for dry ports and logistics centres in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Traffic flow analysis. Demand assessment. Pre-feasibility studies for 3 locations (Aqaba, Amman and Mafraq). PPP finance options.


11/2012 – 11/2012


European Commission, EACI

External evaluator

Member of the external evaluation team for project proposals under Marco Polo II Programme.


07/2012 – 12/2012



Transport economist

Dry bulk terminal study – Poland, Romania and Bulgaria. Traffic flows, terminals and identification of investment opportunities.


04/2012 – 08/2012


European Commission, African Development Bank

Transport and port expert

Assessment of Tanzania’s ports in a regional economic environment. Considerations for alternative ports management structures & models. Financial implications of ports and logistics reforms. Advise on port and logistics regulatory issues. Policy and reform recommendations. Assessment of PPP possibilities for transport infrastructure development.


02/2012 – 02/2012


European Commission, EACI

External evaluator

Member of evaluation team for project proposals under Marco Polo II Programme (Modal Shift, Motorways of the Sea).


10/2011 – 11/2011


European Commission, TEN Executive Agency

External evaluator

Member of evaluation team for the 2011 TEN-T multi-annual call for proposals in the field of Motorways of the Sea (MoS).


09/2009 – 05/2011


European Union, Agency for Inland Waterways of Croatia

Project manager & economist

Review of the Feasibility Study and Project Documentation for the rehabilitation and development of transport and navigation on the Sava River Waterway.


12/2010 – 01/2011



Technical evaluator

Technical evaluation of the ORIO (Dutch subsidy programme) application for the Development of Fish Landing Sites in Ghana project.


06/2010 – 07/2010


European Commission, EACI

External evaluator

Member of evaluation team for project proposals under Marco Polo II Programme (Modal Shift, Motorways of the Sea).


05/2010 – 06/2010


NTU, European Commission


International Logistics Centres for Western NIS and the Caucasus in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Organisation and operator model and staff key qualifications.


10/2009 – 04/2010



Port operations expert

Russia Port Sector Survey Study. Review and analysis of the port sector operations in the three main seaport basins in the Russian Federation. Identification of port development opportunities.


04/2007 – 04/2009

Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, Georgia, Ukraine

European Union, TRACECA IGC

Project manager

Improvement of maritime links between TRACECA and TENs corridors. Project results: Market research & traffic flow projections; feasibility study ro-ro terminal Samsun (Turkey), pre-feasibility study Port of Filyos (Turkey), Port Community Systems, Maritime safety & security and PPP & bankable projects.


04/2006 – 04/2007


European Union, Port of Paramaribo

Financial expert

Technical assistance for the rehabilitation, upgrading and institutional strengthening of the Port of Paramaribo. Activity based costing, review port tariffs, valuation port assets, lease agreements and budget & accounting system.


12/2003 – 11/2006


European Agency of Reconstruction, Belgrade

Economic and financial expert & traffic planner

Master plan Inland Waterways Serbia: Economic and Cost-Benefit Analysis. Traffic and cargo forecast till 2025. Input for Serbian governmental IWT policy


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