Kees Buckens

Kees Buckens

Title: Course coordinator Foreign Going programmes

Contact:
DDI: 09 379 4997 ext:6706
Email: kbuckens@manukau.ac.nz

Or contact:
Phone: +64 9 379 4997
Ext: 6717
Email: maritime@manukau.ac.nz
Fax: +64 9 379 4999

Qualifications:
Master FG (unlimited), MBA

Biography:
Kees is a senior lecturer and program leader for all Nautical Foreign Going programmes.

Kees has 27 years sea going experience on tankers (7 years) and cruise ships (20 years) of which last eight years I was Master on large cruise ships. I have worked as a senior lecturer and course coordinator for NZMS since 2001.

He is also an examiner for Maritime NZ for most nautical competencies and is a maritime advisor to Environment Southland for the pilotage of large cruise ships through the Fiordland National Park.

Kees is currently secretary of the NZ branch of the Nautical Institute, and regular contributor to professional publications such as Seaways.