Dirk Visser Senior Shipping Consultant Managing Editor DynaLiners Dynamar B.V., Alkmaar, The Netherlands Before joining Dynamar, Dirk Visser worked for more than 30 years in the liner shipping agency and forwarding industry in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. During that period, he has been involved in all aspects of the shipping business in functions from hands-on work as a junior clerk up to top management. Over the years, he has been active in the acquisition and representation of over 70 international liner shipping companies (breakbulk, multipurpose, Ro/Ro, reefer and container, deepsea, shortsea and feedering), on behalf of which he travelled extensively across the world. Dirk is educated in marketing and in port management, amongst others. Versatility is a label, which got often associated with him. Since 1999, Dirk Visser has been overall responsible for the Publications and Consultancy sections of Dynamar B.V.. As such he is the managing editor of the DynaLiners portfolio of analytical news and commentary and responsible as an author and editor for numerous studies and exclusive reports on a wide variety of (liner) shipping topics, insight, markets, trades and terminals. Furthermore, he is active as a Senior Shipping Consultant in which function he has been involved in a large number of projects of all kinds, including shipping markets and trades studies and due diligence reports. Dirk is a regular speaker-invited at international shipping conferences and workshops.