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Meet the Company 2022

Time to meet several interesting companies active in the marine and maritime sectors!

Join the video call during the coffee break and step in the virtual booth of one of the participating companies. Representatives of GEOxyz, Jan De Nul, Antea Group, Mantis Consulting, Otary and VLIZ are eager to talk to you. These companies might inspire you in the way they work at sea and some of them have job offers for you! 


represented in the Meet the Company vide ocall by Stephanie Decommer (HR Manager) and Ruben Baert (Geophysical Data Processor)

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GEOxyz is an independent company, specialising in hydrographic, geophysical & geotechnical surveys. Through our local offices and representatives, we provide our services to Authorities, the Dredging-, Marine construction- & Offshore industry and also to consulting companies and research centres. We work throughout Europe, from Russia to the Mediterranean coastline and provide specific project support all over the world. GEOxyz utilises its own highly professional and specialised staff, advanced technologies and state-of-the-art survey systems. GEOxyz employs more than 60 personnel and owns a fleet of dedicated survey vessels. Through continuous training and investment in new equipment and vessels, GEOxyz is able to reply to the most demanding requests.

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Company information: GEOxyz, Harelbeekstraat 104D, 8550 Zwevegem, telephone: +32 (0)56/70.68.48

Jan De Nul

represented in the Meet the Company video call by Bernard Malherbe (Director Project Development) en Michael De Neve (Modelling Engineer)

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Design. Build. Connect. Jan De Nul Group shapes water and land. Worldwide. From complex services to the offshore energy and energy transition sector, over large dredging and defense works on the edge of water and land, to challenging civil and environmental works. Well-integrated competences and investments lead to creative, sustainable and innovative solutions. This is how Jan De Nul Group delivers results for satisfied customers. Today, but also tomorrow. Hungry for knowledge, challenges and innovation? Then you are in the right place with us! Every day at Jan De Nul Group we work as one team on a future where sustainability, quality and people are central. Do you see yourself working on the coast of Benin, installing wind turbines in Taiwan or renovating tunnels in Brussels? Or would you rather contribute to a better environment? Both in the office and on our sites you help build the world of tomorrow. Recognize yourself, go straight with us and achieve the impossible!


Company information: Jan De Nul Group, Tragel 60, 9308 Hofstade-Aalst, telephone: +32 (0)53/73.15.11, mail:

Antea Group

represented in the Meet the Company video call by Marisa Di Marcantonio (Lead Human Capital) & Valerie Biernaux (Account Manager)

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Antea Group is an international consultancy and engineering firm, specialized in full-service solutions in the fields of water, infrastructure, the environment and urban planning. In Belgium, around 250 enthusiastic specialists develop multidisciplinary solutions to complex problems, from our offices in Antwerp, Ghent, Hasselt, Leuven and Namur as well as from home. Are you interested in the Scheldt River, or the West-African coastline? Within our Business Unit Water in Ghent, we particularly focus on resilient rivers, estuaries and coastal environments, here or internationally. Teamwork is the common thread; together we work towards building a sustainable future, whilst developing knowledge and innovation.

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Contact information: Marisa Di Marcantonio (Lead Human Capital/Senior marine expert) Anteagroup, Buchtenstraat 9, 9051 Gent; telephone: +32 (0)9 261 63 57 / +32 477 25 90 07; mail:

Mantis Consulting

represented in the Meet the Company video call by Emile Lemey (Director)

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Mantis Consulting is a young and ambitious consultancy firm that aims at making sustainability more accessible to a broad range of companies with a special focus on the Blue Economy. We are experts in providing guidance for energy and sustainability challenges of professional customers. We strive for highly efficient operations and identify interventions to reduce energy consumption, emissions and costs. We prepare active organizations and companies for their future in a rapidly changing environment. We use our extensive knowledge and network to provide tailor-made advice in co-creation with our customers. Mantis Consulting is currently hiring for the positions of junior sustainability officer and project manager sustainability.

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Contact information: Emile Lemey (CEO/Expert Sustainability), telephone: +32 476 31 49 02, mail:

Otary Offshore Energy

represented in the Meet the Company videocall by Mathias Verkest (CEO Otary) & Els Landuyt (Communications & PR)

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Otary is an ambitious offshore wind energy producer, with 100 offshore wind turbines in the Belgian North Sea, which represents more than one third of the total offshore wind capacity in Belgium. With a total capacity of approximately 800 MW, Otary is delivering green electricity to 800.000 households. We are a Belgian ambassador in offshore wind energy, and as for the future of offshore wind energy; Otary aspires to keep advancing and innovating on a technical level, to maintain and further strengthen our relationship with all stakeholders involved, and to expand the share of offshore wind energy in the Belgian energy mix. With these perspectives, we aim to safeguard a planet for all of its inhabitants. Based in Ostend, Otary consists of a dynamic and multidisciplinary team of experts continuously monitoring the performance of each wind turbine generator, the 3 offshore substations of our wind farms, and proactively planning all necessary operations, maintenance campaigns and interventions at sea.

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Contact information: Otary, Buskruitstraat 3, 8400 Oostende, telephone: +32 (0)59/40.10.00, mail:

Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)

represented in the Meet the Company videocall by Tina Mertens (Vice Director) and Hélène Coene (HR Manager)

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Over the last 20 years, the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) has become a knowledge institution indispensable to the marine research landscape. What started as an institute focusing on science support, VLIZ has evolved into a national and international point of contact for marine research. VLIZ initiates and carries out multidisciplinary research and supports marine experts by providing: research infrastructure, data, information and knowledge. VLIZ supports the blue economy and reaches out to a broad public. VLIZ further broadens its marine horizons and aims at becoming a world player in the field of marine and coastal research. At regular intervals, VLIZ is looking for colleagues who, with their passion and knowledge, want to strengthen our growing institute and face the blue challenges of the future. In addition, we offer opportunities for students who are interested in participating in our activities for a certain period of time within the scope of training, work placement or a summer job.

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Company information: VLIZ, InnovOcean site, Wandelaarkaai 7, 8400 Oostende, telephone: +32 (0)59/34.21.30, mail: