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Capt. Jooste, FJ

Marine Manager


Marine Warranty Surveyor, Master Mariner, Project Manager, Vessel Inspector


Marine Operations, OVID, CMID, Anchor-Handling Vessels, Marine Warranty Services, Marine Assurance and Risk Service, Pre-Purchase Surveys, Vessel Condition Surveys




Francois Jooste is a Master Mariner with over 25-year experience in the maritime industry of which 20 years have been in the Oil and Gas industry, having sailed on bulk carriers & container vessels, and predominantly on anchor handling and towing vessels between 2003-2017. He is an accomplished and solutions-focused professional, with extensive experience in overall management aspects within the maritime service provider industry. 

Jooste has been engaged in a number of damage, condition, and suitability surveys in the South- East Asia region on a wide range of Offshore vessels & MODU’s in addition to, having worked in the capacity of Barge Master on Accommodation/Installation barge in 2012. Further expertise includes Marine Casualty Investigation work, Marine Warranty Surveyor and understudy of Marine Representative & Rig Mover Assessor related work on ‘Jack- ups’, self-erecting tender barges & semi- submersible rig moves including loadout / offloading of HLV’s.