Safeway, part of the Van Aalst Group
Next generation solutions,
made by a family owned business.
Safeway is a Dutch company part of the Van Aalst Group, Safeway can provide complete 3D compensated cranes next to integrated load handling functionality on the gangways.
Sustainability is a key topic for Safeway; it contributes to the Company’s vision to provide Safe, Sustainable and Affordable Transfers at Sea. Sustainability objectives are integrated in the core of the Company and aimed at creating value for Safeway’s stakeholders to provide context for Safeway’s targets and performance.
The Safeway team
Wijnand van Aalst
Third generation in the family owned Van Aalst business, currently managing the group. With a background in shipbuilding and holding a master mariner degree he entered the family business in 1999. Introduced innovative bulkhandling equipment in the offshore industry and diversified into engineering, drill cuttings and motion compensated gangways under the brand name “Safeway” in 2015.
Joined Van Aalst group in 2010 as Finance Manager and was appointed CFO in 2017. Over 20 years of experience in senior management positions in the Banking industry. Holds bachelor degree in Accounting and Master Degrees in Business Administration from Erasmus University and University of Rochester New York.
SALES MANAGER SCANDINAVIA
25+ years of experience within the offshore and marine industry. Holds a long trackrecord as PM and Sales Director for advanced load handling products, within major players as MacGregor, NOV, Frigstad and MHWirth. He is an honorary graduate from the University of Glasgow, Mechanical Engineering.
Daniel Langereis is a seasoned Sales Manager with expertise in drilling operations & well services. He has led key projects in Libya & Europe and is a trusted liaison for SEIC, Exxon Neftegaz, and other prominent clients.
New Construction Manager
Pascal van der Jagt
Pascal van der Jagt, our Construction Manager at Safeway Gangway, excels in leading multidisciplinary engineering teams. He finds fulfillment in delivering complex projects and focuses on both results and team growth. His expertise extends to enhancing engineering processes, ensuring high-quality output.
Senior Project Manager
Bert, as the Manager of the Projects Department, excels with his 'there-is-no-box' thinking. He actively seeks to streamline projects by engaging with everyone from repairmen to CEOs. His inquisitive and studious approach fosters a rich, collaborative environment, making him a dynamic leader at Safeway.
Culture & Careers
Set for growth
Set for growth
The added value of this partnership, besides the financing we are receiving, is the possibility for us to continue as entrepreneurs, managing our own business. This turned out to be an excellent combination, made possible by the minority stake which NIBC & RPF have taken in the business.