M. Rynders Paddy
BMT NETHERLANDS B.V.
Paddy Rynders has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nautical Studies from the Maritime Institute De Ruyter, Flushing. Paddy has 30+ years of experience in the maritime industry and is presently Marine Director and Senior Marine Consultant with BMT Netherlands B.V. He has a Foreign-Going Certificate of Competency as Chief Officer for all vessels and seagoing experience up to the rank of Chief Officer on board of heavy lift transport vessels, tankers, general cargo vessels and coastal vessels. Over the years, Paddy has handled a number of high-profile cases and investigated major claims worldwide in connection with general averages, collisions, fires, oil spillages and cargo claims as a marine surveyor / consultant. Paddy is a registered surveyor (NIVRE-re), an accredited navigation auditor with DNV-GL, an Associate Fellow of The Nautical Institute (AFNI), a Fellow of the International Association of Marine Consultants and Surveyors (FIAMCS), a trained expert witness for London arbitrations, a Fire Investigation Technician (IAAI-FIT) and former lecturer at a Dutch Nautical College.