Innovation at Royal HaskoningDHV

Our team is part of Royal HaskoningDHV, an independent international engineering and project management consultancy company leading the way in sustainable development and innovation. Our 6000 colleagues, working on projects in over 140 countries, are committed to our promise to enhance society together. Our professionals deliver digital solutions for aviation, energy, industry, infrastructure, maritime, mining, transport, and water.

In 2019, Royal HaskoningDHV is proud to have been ranked seccond in the Marine and Port Facilities sector in the Engineering News Record’s  Global Sourcebook.

As a team we thought: what if instead of a report we had a live application? So we can tell harbour masters how changing wind and wave conditions are affecting their ships at berth – in real time perspective.

Bas van Son
Product director of Smart Mooring

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Our Team

Our startup team consists of people with a strong background in digital innovation, maritime engineering and business development. We are supported by a team of software developers and data engineers.

Bas van Son


Bas founded the Smart mooring product in 2019 and has been leading the development from the start. He is an entrepreneurial engineer who combines international and maritime experience with digital innovation and software development. Bas has a strong focus on customers and product quality.

Koos Toebes


Koos is an engineer in the field of ship motions and nautical studies. For the Smart Mooring Solution Koos is one of the numerical modelers of moored ship behaviour (aNySIM) and supports product development from a technical angle.

Alex van Deyzen


Alex is the leading expert in the field of moored ship behaviour and ship motions. Alex is responsible for the technical delivery and quality assurance of the Dynamic Mooring Analysis for our Smart Mooring solution.

Mike van Vendeloo


Mike is our most experienced senior software engineer. He has experience in different roles related to software development, such as software architecture, scrummaster, front-end and back-end development. Mike is quallity and result driven. 

Ilse van den Bosch


Ilse has solid experience as a maritime engineer and has a strong background in the Oil and Gas industry. From this experience she inherited a strong focus on operational safety and optimization of operational windows.

Willem van Burk


Willem has extensive experience with the development and commercial launch of new digital services. He has a solid background in sales, account management and SaaS and has a very strong customer focus.

Danuta de Vries


Danuta has years of experience in visual design and user experience design. She makes sure that the software looks good but also takes in account that the software should be easy to use for our clients.

Marijn Pannekoek


Marijn has a strong background in digital innovations and software development. One of his earlier positions was at the Port of Rotterdam.

Sjoerd Kok


Sjoerd is our software developer with a focus on back-end development and is well equipped to deal with the front-end of our software as well. Sjoerd enjoys the combination of software code and practical application of his work in ports. 


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