Carlos Maenhout

Managing Director of BMT Surveys (Antwerp)

Carlos is Managing Director of BMT Surveys (Antwerp). He has a Master of Science in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering gained at the University of Ghent and also holds an Honours Degree in Maritime Science gained at the University of Antwerp.

Carlos' career spans over 25 years working with ship repair yards, classification societies, ship owners and marine and shore based surveys.

He started Techmar International in 1991 and developed the business into one of Belgium’s largest marine consultancies, specialised in technical matters and inland navigation.

Techmar joined the BMT group of companies in 2005 after which Carlos continued to manage the company and expanded its specialised areas into P&I and cargo matters.

Carlos Maenhout is President of the Technical Commission of the International Association for Inland Navigation (IVR). He is a chartered expert with the Belgian Chamber of Experts for Court and Arbitration Missions and an appointed Commisaire d'Avaries with the Comité Études et de Services des Assureurs Maritimes et Transport (CESAM), Paris.