H&M surveys, HFO 2-stoke and 4 stroke engines, P&I and cargo surveys varying from Breakbulk, Project cargo, Deck cargo (wind turbine parts), Heavy lift cargoes (Transformers), Container cargoes, Cargo damages, MWS tow approvals for (cargo) barges and ferries and scrap voyages
Frans was a Dual officer Chief engineer and Master mariner capability and sailed on RoRo and Product tankers and 20+ years with the major Container lines in the capacity of Chief Officer and First Engineer on small 2000 Teu and Large 7000 Teu Container vessels. After his sea-going carrier, worked 8 years with a Domestic Canadian Survey company part of the Lloyds Agency network conducting cargo surveys, Flag-state inspections H&M and P&I club entry inspections and is a member of the International Institute of Marine Surveying. Frans gained an MSc. in Marine Surveying at Middlesex University. Frans gained his Ship Recycling HAzmat Expert certificate (RINA) in 2020.