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Meet the Experts

If you have questions about how Cordstrap could help your business, we invite you to speak directly to our experts. You can learn more about their specialisms here.

Stefan Becker

Super cargo is Stefan’s specialism – up to 500 tonnes, transported on barges and also stowed on or below decks. He has been involved with creating and implementing Cordstrap solutions since 2000 and is an industry leader when it comes to new and innovative solutions that make a real tangible difference in super cargo securing.

Stefan has completed the Cordstrap Level I and II courses and completed the course “Exceptional Transport", presented by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport located in Singapore. Currently he is enrolled for a Diploma in Marine Surveying from the Lloyd’s Maritime Academy.

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Adrian Costas

Adrian is an accredited cargo surveyor with years of experience in break-bulk cargo and ship and flat rack securing in ports and the machinery and equipment industry.

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Reiner Gohlke

Reiner brings almost 30 years of experience to customers in the chemical and steel and metal industries. Passionate about the importance of cargo securing, he is an expert on Dynamic Cargo Securing and also has a deep understanding of the needs of export packers, logistics businesses and lashing companies.

Reiner is a DIN EN ISO/IEC 17024:2012 certified trainer and advisor for load securing sea, rail and road transport.

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Tom Keefe

Over the past 15 years Tom has been working to help large manufacturing companies to optimize their packaging requirements. 

Starting out in the lumber and housing component sector, Tom was an early innovator in converting customers from steel strapping to safer and more flexible composite solutions. In more recent years he has been expanding this experience to help pioneer applications that replace the use of chains, wire ropes and steel in port areas up and down the East Coast of the US.

Tom has a vast understanding of IMO regulations and loading patterns, and uses this knowledge to create and roll out of ‘safety-first’ solutions using the latest technologies and knowledge.

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Scott Loudon

Scott has worked for Cordstrap for over 10 years and has helped over 500 companies improve their shipping procedures. He specializes in damage prevention on the North American railroads, aiming to develop safer, easier to use cargo restraint systems.

A member of the AIST (Association for Iron and Steel Technologies), Scott is currently assisting the AAR (American Association of Railroads) and RAC (Rail Association of Canada) with rail movement issues.

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Piergiorgio Tammaro

Piergiorgio has almost 15 years of experience in the shipping needs of the chemical industry and businesses that are based in ports. He has helped many businesses reduce their damage levels to an absolute minimum with his extensive knowledge of containerization and Dynamic Cargo Securing.

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Darren Ward

Darren joined Cordstrap in 1995 and has worked  in wide ranging areas of the business, from general strapping applications through to load restraint.

With over 20 years of cargo securing expertise Darren’s continual drive mirror’s Cordstrap’s commitment  to all safety aspects of load securing.

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