Interviews

Never a boring moment in 33 years at sea!

July 8, 2019 - Rogier Kind

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
Integrated Rating Kirby Lovering: “I feel privileged to do this work”

July 8, 2019 - Rogier Kind

Kirby Lovering – one of very few female Integrated Ratings in the industry - is never happier than when she is working in an engine room offshore. Australian-born Kirby has worked for Atlas and its predecessors since 2009, and during those 10 years, there has never been a dull moment, she laughs. After finishing school Kirby initially went into ‘regular’ retail and customer service jobs, but quickly discovered this wasn’t the career for her. Kirby looked to her father for advice, who is a Master Mariner and asked him if she was suited for a career at sea. 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
Dreams can come true!

December 6, 2018 - Coraline Mulder

Joseph Day (Master Mariner), who is a Safety Officer on the Bibby Wavemaster 1, shows how you should never give up, even when faced with Chief Officer’s exams! Read More
The advantages of the Atlas Competence Programme

October 8, 2018 - Coraline Mulder

Competence Management and Competence Assurance is increasingly important from a safety, commercial and legal point of view. Atlas Professionals has been addressing this issue for several years and in March of this year it took the next step in competence management, the Atlas Competence Programme (ACP), which has been developed together with our clients and professionals Read More

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