Our team

Our dedicated professionals have over a century of experience between them. Meet the experts who help our company take on the world while forming a team that feels like home. 

Team members

Owner & Surveyor since 1973

Specialized in plastics, general breakbulk & steel cargoes, liability claims and complex files.

Jan De Keersmaecker

General Manager - Senior Marine Cargo Surveyor

Surveyor since 1999

Specialized in general aviation, private jets, liability claims & complex files

Jan Thiers

Senior Aviation Claims Surveyor

Co-owner & Surveyor since 2010

Specialized in stevedore/cargo handler liability, general breakbulk & steel cargoes, containers

Sax De Keersmaecker

Marine Cargo Surveyor

Surveyor since 2012

Specialized in food & product liability, IMDG goods, containerized cargoes

Philippe Bormans

Bio-Engineer, Surveyor

Surveyor since 2014, following a career as architectural engineer

Specialized in structural work, roofing, windows, finish- and technical issues of buildings, terraces & swimming pools.

Christian Dugardyn

Civil Engineer – Architect, Surveyor

Surveyor since 2016

Specialized in general aviation, helicopters, gliders, ULM

Carl Claessens

Aviation Claims Surveyor & Loss Adjuster

Surveyor since 2019

Specialized in machine breakdown, heavy lift & SPMTs, stability & suspended load calculations, hull & machinery claims

Jeff Van den Keybus

Industrial Engineer, Surveyor

Surveyor since 2024

Specialized in machine breakdown, electromechanical systems and combustion engine claims.

Jip Verbiest

Electro Mechanical Engineer, Surveyor

Surveyor since 1975

Specialized in (reefer)containers, perishables and heavy lift / loading surveys.

George Dodson

Senior Marine Cargo Surveyor

Surveyor since 1980

Specialized in general breakbulk, bulk & steel cargoes, loading/discharging supervision, port captain

Eddy Devos

Senior Marine Cargo Surveyor

Bookkeeping & Administration since 2007

Carine Devinck

Bookkeeping & Administration

Administration since 2020



Working at DK Surveys

Focus on your expertise

Our team members have a profound knowledge of their sector and are free to dive deep into the field they are passionate about.

Close-knit team

In our family company that prizes individual contributions, each team member feels valued and appreciated.


Our trusted experts have the opportunity to work independently in their domain with respect for work-life balance.

Our vacancies

Marine Cargo Surveyor

Expertisebureau De Keersmaecker is een onafhankelijk en internationaal gekend Expertisebureau, gelegen in de Haven van Antwerpen. Wij behandelen schadedossiers waar wij onderzoek doen naar de omstandigheden, oorzaak en de omvang van de schade.

Wij zoeken een gemotiveerde :

Marine Cargo Surveyor


  • Onderzoek naar omstandigheden, oorzaak en omvang van de schade,
  • Helder rapporteren van de bevindingen,
  • Grondig opvolgen van de eigen dossiers,
  • Zelfstandig coördineren van afspraken en expertise.


  • Opleiding Nautische Wetenschappen of Maritieme Wetenschappen,
  • Uitstekende kennis van het Engels, basiskennis Frans/Duits.


  • Technische kennis van zaken en no-nonsense aanpak,
  • Leergierig en ambitieus,
  • Flexibel, analytisch en zelfstandig te werk kunnen gaan,
  • Integere en diplomatische houding.

Wij bieden

  • Opleidingen,
  • Bedrijfswagen,
  • Marktconforme vergoeding,
  • Toffe werksfeer.

Contact                Sax De Keersmaecker – sdk@dk-surveys.com – 0475/63.49.45

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Survey Bureau De Keersmaecker N.V.

Alfons Wensstraat 16
2180 Ekeren (Antwerp)

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