Port2Port Maritime UK Ltd has announced the appointment of Jan Scheepers as Non-Executive Director and Board Member to the company. Port2Port continues its expansion within the maritime security and risk management services sector; Scheepers’ experience and knowledge of the Shipping, Offshore and Oil trading Industries will assist significantly at this critical stage of growth.
Andrew Varney, Managing Director of Port2Port said, “This is fantastic news for P2P, which I very much hope will enable a much wider offering to our current and potential Shipping Industry clients along with our emerging portfolio of Offshore customers. His appointment will serve to both strengthen and compliment the existing expertise on our Board.”
Jan Scheepers has worked extensively in the global shipping arena. Beginning with TransPetrol Services, a well-known ship-owner, he has also worked with two of the world’s largest commodity traders, Trafigura B.V. and Arcadia Petroleum, heading up their Shipping Departments. Scheepers said, “I am looking forward to supporting Port2Port in further developing business in the Maritime and Offshore sectors, using my network, knowledge and experience to support this rapidly expanding spectrum of global risk management service.”
The Port2Port Group has now successfully delivered well in excess of 1000 armed transits in the Eastern HRA and is also one of very few companies able to provide effective, legally compliant services in the Gulf of Guinea as well maritime training courses in the UK and India.
Port2Port Maritime Security Ltd. is a fully accredited, licensed and compliant global Security Risk Management Company specialising in the delivery of maritime protection services to the international shipping and offshore industries. World class and expert on board and on shore, it has a reputation for professionalism and reliability and is redefining standards in the maritime security industry. Port2Port’s strategic partnership with Trident Operations delivers high-level strategic and operational business continuity along with specialist security training and consultancy projects. Andrew Varney founded Port2Port in Manchester in 2011. The company now has regional offices in Singapore, Dubai and India. Its sister company, Port2Port West Africa Ltd, is registered and incorporated in Lagos, Nigeria and has a regional office in Accra, Ghana.