We are very pleased that Jan van Os, Director Offshore & Transport at Damen Group, will speak at Arctic Frontiers Business 2017. Jan van Os was born in the Netherlands in 1964 and completed his technical studies in Naval Architecture in 1987. Since 1988 Jan has been employed at Damen Shipyards. During his time at Damen Shipyards Jan has worked as Project Engineer, Project Manager, Yard Manager and Managing Director of a ship repair yard. Since 2009 Mr van Os has been the Product Director Offshore & Transport, a department specializing in the design and construction of Offshore Support Vessels, Multi-Purpose Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, Fishing Vessels and Custom Build Vessels.
Damen Group is a Dutch family owned company and one of the largest shipbuilders in the world. They have an office in Norway (Stavanger) primarily servicing the offshore and aquaculture markets. However they have also delivered naval vessels for Arctic operations and are now expanding their portfolio to include Arctic cruise expedition vessels. They are also currently building an ice breaker for the Australian Government.