Focus areas:

Ship FinanceFinancial solutions

Diederik Legger MSc – Partner

Diederik Legger is a versed and practiced maritime professional. He has over 22 years of experience as a manager and consultant in the international shipping and offshore industry. He excels in Internal Organization, Restructuring and Recovery, Ship Finance, cross border M&A and Business Developments. At Marstrat he assist in rolling out maritime strategies for various national and international organizations.

Trained in Economics at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, he specialized in transport and logistics. His research into the container shipping industry, led him to work for various shipping banks in the Netherlands and abroad.

Later on he worked on the ‘’owner side’’ in shipping companies such as the stock-listed Star Reefers and Orient Shipping Rotterdam. Diederik was one of the founding fathers (and CEO) of Rolldock; the Dutch heavy lift shipping company. At this company he was responsible for the acquisition of 4 vessels and an order of a fleet of 8 state of the art heavy lift vessels in India.

Diederik’s knowledge of business in addition to the maritime industry is invaluable in his position at Marstrat.

Areas of expertise:

  • Ship Management
  • Crew Management
  • Global Ship Supply
  • Shipyard Representation

Together with the rest of the Marstrat team Diederik can assist in rolling out your maritime strategy in your (international) organization!

We are a middle sized shipowner, and we are considering to build a new series of ships. Technically we know what we want, but the financing part is the hardest. Our bank and the shipyard we are eyeing have some possibilities, but the remaing 20% still is a problem. Thanks to Marstrat we could make the deal at the end of the day.


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