Senior Port & Transport Economist & Director of Rebel Ports and Logistics

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Johan-Paul Verschuure is a senior port & transport economist and director at Rebel Ports and Logistics. He has extensive experience with market studies and business case development in the port and shipping sector, in particular in the shortsea domain. He combines a technical background as a port engineer with financial economic expertise for developing business cases from a commercial, technical, and financial point of view.

In the shortsea domain he has particular experience in Northwest Europe and the UK. Recent studies in the shortsea domain he was involved in include the shortsea strategy for the port of Amsterdam, shortsea market study for Zeebrugge, Brexit Impact study for ABP, transaction support for a shortsea container terminal in Rotterdam, shortsea fleet analysis North Sea operators and port pricing analysis for the shortsea domain in Northwest Europe. In addition, he carried out studies on the supply of shore-power in the shortsea domain and looking at supporting the uptake of low carbon fuels in the Netherlands.

Before joining Rebel, He has been with WSP Maritime for almost 4 years where he was a Technical Director based in London, being responsible for the contents of the business cases which are delivered by the team. Prior to this position, he gained experience with Royal HaskoningDHV and Ocean Shipping Consultants for over 8 years, part of which being based in London.