Interviews

Competence Assured with the Atlas Competence Programme

October 21, 2019 - Gabriëlle Burghouwt

Successful competence management is crucial in 2020 and beyond. Dingena Peddie-Theunisse of Atlas Professionals, helps professionals and (sub)contractors catching this wave. With almost a decade of her time dedicated to competence management, Dingena is a true competence expert. Next to Organisational Development Manager at Atlas Professionals, she also is member of the Competence & Training Committee of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA). The ideal person to give an insider view on the increased importance of offshore competence management. Read More
Career switch to Survey for Atlas professional Fabrice Sanders | HEROES

October 4, 2019 - Gabriëlle Burghouwt

Fabrice Sanders swapped his job in accountancy for a more exciting around-the-world life as an engineer and technician on board seismic survey vessels. It's a career that's always full of surprises, he explains. Read More
Working at sea as a Hydrographic Surveyor

August 2, 2019 - Gabriëlle Burghouwt

Despite her family’s initial reservations about a life at sea, Karolina Kwiatkowska has no regrets about becoming a Hydrographic Surveyor. Read More
Never a boring moment in 33 years at sea!

May 29, 2019 - Gabriëlle Burghouwt

Following in his father’s footsteps, Chief Integrated Rating Ronald Gulliford, embarked on his seagoing career at the tender age of 16. Ronald started off on cargo ships and then advanced to Anchor Handlers and he says that 33 years later, there are few vessel types he hasn’t worked on and this has largely been in South East Asia and his native Australia. Read More
Being a Client Representative allows Véronique Bienvenu to combine her two passions - a love of everything technical and for building relationships with people

February 1, 2019 - Rogier Kind

Véronique Bienvenu, an Atlas Survey Client Representative, was told nearly 30 years ago that because she was a woman she would never work offshore. She laughs looking back at those early days, saying that working onshore was actually much more difficult. “I have never had a problem. Working at sea is like a dream. It is always a very positive environment.” Read More

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