Speaker Profile
Manager Business and Fleet Development at Anthony Veder

Björn van de Weerdhof

Björn van de Weerdhof is Manager Business and Fleet Development for Anthony Veder, a Rotterdam based gas shipping company.

Since joining the company in 2011 he is responsible for the expansion of the fleet and mainly focusing on small to midscale LNG projects, including LNG bunkering.

Anthony Veder has a pioneering role in the small scale LNG market. Björn was involved in many successful related LNG projects such as the modification of Anthony Veder’s Ethylene/LNG carrier to dedicated LNG bunker vessel for the cruise industry in 2018 and more recently the delivery of their 30,000 cbm LNG carrier Coral Encanto for the Caribbean region.

Björn has a master Degree in Engineering from Delft University of Technology and holds a position as director in the board of the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel.


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