Thomas Krabiell - new representative of VDL AEC Maritime
VDL AEC Maritime team (Jacky Raia – Marvin Hollje – Thomas Krabiell – Wilson Yan)

Thomas Krabiell - new representative of VDL AEC Maritime

18 October 2019

VDL AEC Maritime as scrubber supplier has strengthened its position on the German market by entering a partnership agreement with Mr. Krabiell.

With the nomination of Mr. Thomas Krabiell as the official representative of VDL AEC Maritime in Germany, it can be ensured that customers like ship-owners and ship-management companies have direct contact to the organization in order to fulfill all demands. References of more than 100 EGCS on board various types of vessels is proving the simplicity and quality of VDL AEC Maritime’s scrubber system. In addition VDL AEC Maritime can offer their clients global tailored solutions for each service request with 24/7 coverage.



Due to his executive positions for companies like TTS Marine AS and ThyssenKrupp,

Mr. Thomas Krabiell has built extensive knowledge within the maritime sector especially on the German market. He has been involved with the introduction of maritime products in new markets along with the development of the necessary infrastructure to ensure customer’s requests.

‘’VDL Groep has been familiar to me. I always had great respect for the way this family owned business was run based on clear values and principles and also for the way it continuously developed through investing in people, products and production innovation with a strong commitment to manufacture in the EU. To now be part of this team in an important EU growth market for VDL AEC Maritime is a great honour.’’, says Thomas Krabiell.

 ‘’VDL AEC Maritime is also looking forward to this cooperation. Germany is an important and   growing maritime market and with the comprehensive expertise and knowledge of Mr. Krabiell we are able to serve our German customers better.’’ says Joost Wijdeveld, Sales Director of VDL AEC Maritime.

VDL AEC Maritime

VDL AEC Maritime is a scrubbing specialist whose experience includes extensive research on reducing emissions and odors. In the last 20 years, the company created and implemented over 2,300 land based scrubbers and since 2013 has supplied Sox scrubbers within the maritime industry. VDL AEC Maritime is focused on the design, development, sales, in-house manufacturing and commissioning of high quality innovative products and systems.

VDL Groep

VDL AEC Maritime is part of VDL Groep, an international industrial company. The headquarters are in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Since the founding in 1953 this family-owned company has grown to include 104 operating companies, spread over 20 countries with almost 17,000 employees and an annual turnover of 5.973 billion euros in 2018. The strength of VDL Groep lies in the cooperation between the companies.



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