Niek C. F. van Sas

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Professional Experience

1997 - Present

Partner, J.C. van Sas & Associates B.V., marine surveyors and consultants.


1995 - 1997

Senior surveyor/marine consultant with J.C. van Sas & Associates B.V. Areas of specialization include cargo surveys, liability surveys in the field of legal, contractual and product liabilities, consultancy in the field of claims prevention; for example, chemicals and ferrous and non ferrous products; surveys conducted worldwide.


1990 - 1995

Surveyor with J.C. van Sas & Associates B.V.


Notable Projects

Writing ISO-quality manual for J.C. van Sas & Associates B.V.; carrying out internal auditing for compliance to the ISO Certification Standards.

Appointed by a Dutch District Court as Court Surveyor.

Analysis of failures in various shipments of goods by sea.


Education and Professional Qualifications

Completed two years of University training regarding Dutch law.

Completed training to become registered surveyor for the Dutch Institute of Registered Surveyors.

Currently enrolled in the A.C.I.I. program.

Completed Qualified Individual training at Massachusetts Maritime Academy in September 1997, including OSHA 29CFR1910.120 Certification.



Member of the Dutch Institute of Registered Surveyors

Member of the Dutch Association of Marine Cargo Surveyors

Associate member of the National Association of Marine Surveyors

Member of Clubs Oils and Fats in The Netherlands

Member of Rotterdamse Beurs Transport Sociëteit


Technical Publications

Interview in Quintessence, professional paper for Risk Managers in The Netherlands and Belgium



Fluent in Dutch and English; reading and conversational in German; reading proficient in French



Dutch citizen



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