Refrigerated cargo transport & handling

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Captain Jørgen Berg

Special fields of Competence: 

  • Marine transport and cost evaluation projects.
  • Marine terminal & cargo operation projects.
  • Ships operations & navigation - in port and at sea.
  • Conventional reefer ship operations.          

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.

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Selected experience in refrigerated cargo transport and handling:

Islanders Board of Industry and Services (IBIS), Queensland: Freight Consultant, Implementation of containerised & refrigerated food transport, land and sea, port facilities and ship to shore transfer.

Australian Food Marketing Centre (AFMC -VUT) Associate - conducting seminars and workshops in conventional / container refrigerated transport and cargo handling of fruit, meat and dairy products.

Australian Chamber of Manufacturers - conducting seminars and workshops in conventional and refrigerated transport and cargo handling. Port infrastructure & conventional reefer ships.

Port of Melbourne Authority, Australia: Trade Development Manager - operation development in integrated rail, truck and marine terminal projects. Conventional refrigerated cargo operations.

Lauritzen Reefers, Denmark: Cargo superintendent. Reefer ship operations, Cargo handling and trouble shooting. Inspection of reefer ships for charter operations. Inspection of port facilities.

Australian Maritime College - Diploma in Maritime Business: Consultant, wrote the study guide for their long distance program: Port operations - Distribution - Types and Technical constraint of ships.

Work experience onboard conventional reefer ships as follows:

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Vessel:

Capacity:

Duration:

Trade:

"Peruvian Reefer"

Deck-apprentice

02 months

South America - Europe

"Ecuadorian Reefer"

Deck-apprentice

15 months

Ecuador - Japan - USA

"Ecuadorian Reefer"

2. Officer

07 months

Australia - USA

"Roman Reefer"

2. Officer

07 months

Australia - NZ - USA

"Persian Reefer"

2. Officer

04 months

South America - USA

"Roman Reefer"

Chief Officer

03 months

South Africa - Middle East

"Tunisian Reefer"

Chief Officer

03 months

South Africa - Europe

"Tunisian Reefer"

Chief Officer

05 months

Australia - NZ - USA

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Captain Jorgen Berg

Phone:

+61 3 9870 0771

Berg Shipping Consultancy

Fax:

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

13 Manuela Terrace

Mobile:

+61 4 1220 6165

Ringwood North, VIC 3134

E-mail:

berg@bergshippingconsultancy.com.au

Melbourne

Skype:

jorgennberg

Australia

Website:

www.bergshippingconsultancy.com.au

 

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