Dirk de Jong back at Oceanco...

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Dirk de Jong back at Oceanco...


He’s the Dutch superyacht builder’s new design projects and R&D manager.

JUNE 2010

De Jong was an Oceanco project manager from ‘97-‘01, during which time he oversaw the building of both the 62.6m (205ft) Lady Lola and the 95m (312ft)  Al Mirqab (now-Indian Empress), which is, to date, the longest private yacht ever built in The Netherlands.
Most recently De Jong was commercial and project development manager for Platinum Yachts in Dubai, UAE.
A naval architect with degrees in shipbuilding and business administration, De Jong brings a wealth of hands-on experience to Oceanco. Among other jobs, he has worked as both managing director and technical director at Amels Holland and as a Feadship site manager.
In the last few years, with his own company, Nereus, De Jong was technical and environmental director for SYBASS (Super Yacht Builders Association) and consultant on several large-yacht projects both in The Netherlands and abroad.

For more, www.oceancoyacht.com

© Phil Draper