Offshore & supply operations


Captain Jørgen Berg

Special fields of Competence:  

  • Marine Manager for offshore transfer operations
  • Marine transport and cost evaluation projects.
  • Drilling rigs transfer, semi-submersible operations.
  • Intricate river and island cargo transfer projects.              
  • Port development and infrastructure projects.
  • Training in maritime and harbour issues

In general:

50 years in port operation, marine transport, navigation and cargo handling: 16 years at sea - thereof 10 years as Senior Officer. 4 years as Cargo Superintendent, 6 years as Marine Superintendent, now 17 years as independent marine consultant with maritime and port assignments world wide, many of them funded by WB, ADB and EU.


Selected experience in offshore and supply operations:

Maritime Operations Specialist in the Maldives Domestic Maritime Transport Project with office in the Ministry of Transport in Male’ on-site for total 7 months  Preparation of training material and implementation of on the job training in accordance with the training needs assessment for the Ministry of Transport staff, Maritime section. Implementation of the training program through formal and on the job training. Development of a harbor management manual. 

Marine Manager – for P&O Maritime Services, Melbourne. In charge of shipping operations inshore and offshore from Bing Bong and the coast of Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory.  Offshore operations transferring zinc and lead concentrate from a shuttle bulk carrier via conveyor belt and boom swung in over overseas going bulk carriers loading at the anchorages.

Trincomalee Port Authority / Sri Lanka: On-site project Manager, negotiated for and supervised the off loading and transfer of large Western Drilling oil exploration platforms from semi-submersible ships.

Danish Oil & Gas Exploration Company: Consultant to DANOP - Communication. Wrote the Marine Communications Manual for radio communication between land and the offshore exploration units.

Thiess Contractors, Australia: Project Consultant, responsible for the marine transport procedures and freight rate negotiations for transport of construction material to Thursday Island in the Torres Strait.

Suez Canal Authority / Egypt: Project Manager, negotiated canal transit conditions and payments for semi submersible ships carrying oversized offshore oil drilling rigs from Europe to India and Sri Lanka.

Islanders Board of Industry and Services (IBIS), Queensland: Project Consultant (Ports and Marine). Transport study, - responsible for ship/shore transfer and distribution to the Torres Strait Islands. Involving Ro-Ro ships and barges, LARC's, and aircrafts.

Binny Limited / Madras / India: Project Manager and responsible for the transfer of some oil drilling rigs and exploration material to be used in new East Indian off shore oil and gas fields.

Australian Antarctic Research Expeditions: Project Manager Cargo, responsible for ship transfer of equipment and fuel, using amphibians (LARC's), helicopters and snow cats, to the Australian Antarctic bases.

Expéditions Polaires Françaices: Project Manager Cargo, responsible for transfer of equipment, fuel, and personnel, using barges, motorboats, helicopters and snow cats, to the French Antarctic bases.

J. Lauritzen A/S, Denmark: Marine Superintendent - responsible for ship operation policies and procedures, inspection of ships world wide for compliance with international rules and regulations.

Danyard, Denmark: Project Superintendent for a 3 month extensive modification of a polar expedition ship, fitting a full extra deck and upgrading of cargo gear and helicopter operation / landing facilities.



Captain Jorgen Berg


+61 3 9870 0771 

Berg Shipping Consultancy


+61 3 9879 4664  - (but send SMS first)

13 Manuela Terrace


+61 4 1220 6165

Ringwood North, VIC 3134









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