- Master Mariner STCW II/2 – Unlimited
- Second Engineer STCW III/3 – up to 3000kW
Sjoerd is an experienced master mariner and has many years’ experience with heavy lift/project cargo vessels having combined lifting capacities up to 1400 tonnes. Graduating as maritime officer in the Netherlands he also obtained a certificate of competency as second engineer up to 3000kW under the dual discipline certification before continuing his career as a deck officer.
He has worked in all ranks, including chief officer and also had command as master on a wide range of vessel types engaged in worldwide delivery voyages. With later experience as a ship delivery superintendent assisting client/owners with the vessel’s final acceptance and as a marine surveyor where he has investigated cargo and machinery issues on behalf of owners, charterers and insurers.
During his sea going career and his more recent shore based role as cargo superintendent, he gained extensive experience with planning, approval, warranty, loading, securing, carriage and discharge of many types of heavy and oversized cargoes as well as associated breakbulk cargoes.
CAPTAIN SJOERD BLOMSMA
20 McCallum Street
19-01 Tokio Marine Centre