New MD Oceanteam Cable Solutions

04-04-2023 Member news

New MD Oceanteam Cable Solutions

Combifloat is pleased to announce that Willem van Swinderen will join our team as Managing Director Oceanteam Cable Solutions (OCS). Willem has built a large network through his various roles in the offshore and marine industry. Through his experience and strong commercial focus he will be well placed to developed the go-to-market strategy of OCS. Most recently Willem has been with SAL Heavy Lift bringing valuable transport knowledge along.

“I’m very happy and thrilled to join Oceanteam Cable Solutions to lead the journey to bring back OCS to the top of the market. Knowing that we will have the full support from Combifloat gives us the comfort to fulfil our ambition. The comings months will be active with; setting up the team, learning our product and market in more detail and of course meeting our (new) clients, so exciting times ahead!” according to Willem van Swinderen.

‘We are very pleased for Willem to join OCS. The entrance to the Cable Handling and Logistics is imperative to Combifloat’s strategy. While we have landed our first projects since the acquisition we are determined to develop an attractive proposition to the Cable Handling and Logistics market. Willem’s joining is a first and important step to rebuild the team. ‘ says Jaap Jan Pietersen, Managing Director Combifloat Group.

Oceanteam Cable Solutions

As part of Combifloat’s entry into the offshore cable market, investment and restructuring plans are being made to further support the industry with tailored equipment and flexible solutions globally.

Oceanteam Solutions currently owns six carousels and ancillary equipment and has its deep-water port and offshore base in Velsen-Noord, the Netherlands.

Oceanteam Solutions has the equipment and project experience to manage projects that involve operational complexity both in the mature North Sea market as well as in new emerging offshore wind markets in North America, the Middle East and the Far East.

Solutions and services

  • Project management and operations
  • Design, engineering, and fabrication of carousels and supporting equipment
  • Rental of carousels and other ancillary equipment
  • Cable storage at its offshore bases
  • Cable transport and logistic support

Please contact for any inquiries.