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Jeremy de Backere

Marine Surveyor

Jeremy de Backere

Marine Surveyor

+32 (0) 3 664 02 79
+32 479 73 40 57

Jeremy de Backere has a Masters of Industrial Science and graduated as an Industrial Engineer in Electromechanics at the University of Antwerp. Prior to joining BMT he had a career of more than 13 years as a technical superintendent for dredging and offshore vessels.

After 8 years working abroad with trailing suction hopper dredgers, he continued his career working with dynamic positioning (DP2) rock dumping-, LNG powered (DP3) cable laying- and heavy lifting jack-up vessels. Within this position he gained extensive experience with general maintenance, classification, major repairs, dockings, conversions and new build projects for seagoing vessels.

Jeremy has been working as a marine surveyor for BMT since February 2021.


Electro-mechanical Engineer

Master in Industrial Science

Surveyor since


  • Collision investigation
  • Purchase, sale & condition inspections
  • Inland navigation
  • Pollution & environmental damage
  • Marine Incidents
  • On & off hire
  • Technical P&I / liability investigations
  • Repair specification & calculations
  • Cranes, Engines and Machinery
  • Dredging systems
  • Heavy lifting
  • Jack-up systems
  • Damage assessment and repair advice
  • Claims & Casualty Investigations

IVR - International Association for representation of the mutual interests of inland shipping and insurance and for keeping the register of inland vessels in Europe

FEMAS - Federation of European Maritime Associations of Surveyors and Consultants

BAMTES - Belgian Association of Maritime and Technical Surveyors

ABAM / BVT - Royale Association Belge des Assureurs Maritimes / Koninklijke Belgische Verenigning van Transportverzekeraars

GALLOIS GENOOTSCHAP - Royal Belgian Institute of Marine Engineers

FEBEX - Federatie van Belgische Expertenverenigingen




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+32 (0) 3 664 02 79
+32 479 73 40 57