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.

We’ve had some kind of pseudo sabbatical years due to Covid 19, which should be fuelling new activities. I for one would like to take up new ventures. I’ve discovered the benefits of attending online meetings, doing interviews and acting as an individual speech coach in English. All that can be used to expand my
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Port Strategy asked me to take up opinions from the European maritime industry about Brexit. The article was published in the special interest magazine in June. https://www.jannykok.nl/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Port-Strategy-June-2021_PAGE-48-5.pdf Here is the article prior to subbing by the Editor: David Cornwell, alias John le Carré, changed citizenship from British to Irish out of deep discontent about Brexit. 
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Janny's jab

Guess what! According to the Dutch look-alike NHS, I was old enough to receive the BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine. That is exactly what happened on 21st April 2021. The second jab was given on 27th May. And that was not all. We were told that a booster jab on top of the other two would give additional
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Business model Banks

It is no surprise that banks take care of their own profitability. The Dutch TV programme Radar focused on the way they do it: “make it hard to withdraw money of a dear deceased bank account. Even when you can do rightfully as a close relative.” Please go to the URL mentioned below to learn
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Rotterdam had its international song festival live. It has been a relatively small scale event, because of the Corona/Covid pandemic. Anyhow, here still is a dynamic promotion video https://youtu.be/K253_MHt_9c . It has attracted television watchers all over the world to my hometown Rotterdam. This live stream pictures the venue where it all happens https://youtu.be/mPEbfp4fwEQ And
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In my practice, online speech coaching in English appears to be successful. Please go to these presentations https://soundcloud.com/janny1-1/win-20201109-13-42-32-pro translation poem Havenhart by Derek Otte https://www.fempeak.ai/profile/jannykok to learn more. My maritime knowledge has proven to be an added value in teaching. Having said that, being multifunctional as a journalist has also added value to my work
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