Janny Kok

Janny Kok is a household name in international maritime circles, particularly in special interest publications about anything maritime related issues. I’m a freelance journalist in Rotterdam. As such I can say I also know a thing or two about urban planning, architecture, industrial design and human interest stories, and love to write about these topics. Another pleasure is acting as co-host on congresses.

Rotterdam the city to come back to

“Onboard Smaragd,  we appreciate networking, but please allow us to tell something about the leading European port Rotterdam is”, I’ve told visiting delegates on board the special passengers vessel, adding “when we talk about the port, it is in terms of large, larger largest. It is about container carriers of over 13,000 TEU, the longest
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In week 11 of this year the Dutch maritime industry was in focus on Dutch radio station NPO1 in the programme Spraakmakers. (roughly translated into opinionmakers). Please brush up your Dutch and listen to https://www.nporadio1.nl/spraakmakers/onderwerpen/493749-waarom-denken-we-nog-steeds-dat-het-werk-in-de-haven-vies-en-zwaar-is-deel-1

Blog Contributions

Every now and again I write something that moves me in the world or is of some concern. It is published at harbourexpert.simplesite.com One attempt is writing up a book about experiences of my husband and me in the period he became ill with colon cancer. The series of articles can be found under the
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A FRESH START OF ANOTHER YEAR

THE START of this year has already varied from confusing and worrying to promising. Let’s hope for a substantial end of Brexit discussions and decisive conclusions and no fake news and ‘black swans’.   Although the festive season is over, I’d like to share a warning from my favourite Editor of HCB being Peter  Mackay https://youtu.be/gulW1hVtwQY  It’s too good
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