MaritimeQuote was founded by Dennis Vinkoert, an awarded journalist, editor-in-chief emeritus and former communications advisor and entrepeneur. He currently holds a position as Publishing Consultant with DVJ Productions
MaritimeQuote is a free and non-profit maritime news website dedicated to collecting, selecting and passing on relevant news and views from and to the global maritime world. The website quotes and contains the latest maritime, offshore, shipbuilding and shipping news issued by maritime-related news agencies, companies and corporates worldwide.
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With a vast experience of more than 30 years of corporate journalism and publishing in the international maritime industry MaritimeQuote has become a trusted and frequently visited one-stop information source for maritime information.
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Dennis Vinkoert was the founder, owner, publisher and editor-in-chief emeritus of the renowned maritime publishing house Yellow & Finch Publishers based in the Netherlands, which he founded in 2005. He was also the founder and owner of the text agency ProWrite Communications.
Mr Vinkoert studied marine engineering at the Maritime Polytechnic Academy in Vlissingen, The Netherlands, in the early seventies. After his seafaring period as marine engineer with the British Blue Funnel Line, he started an onshore career as Intelligence Officer with the Netherlands Foundation for the Coordination of Maritime Research (CMO) in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, in which period he followed an ample number of academic courses at the Delft University of Technology.
He has published a massive volume of nautical-technical articles in leading journals world wide with regard to R&D and Innovation in the international maritime industry. He has received a prestigious and honourable award from the Royal Netherlands Society of Professionals in Shipping Technology (KNVTS), for several of his contributions to the professional maritime literature.
In the early eighties he became Editor-in-Chief of several professional journals in the expert field of business administration & management science, maintenance technology, drive and control technology and marine technology. Among others of the leading trade journal Holland Shipbuilding International Monthly also known as HSB International).