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Pim is since 2011 an Associate Member in GSC and based in Cape Town South Africa. He started his sea going carrier in 1965 as Apprentice on general cargo and reefer ships and went through the ranks obtaining his Master Mariners. In 1975 he joined the tug division of Safmarine, becoming involved in the salvage industry and was appointed CEO in 2002 after the company went through a number of take overs. After ten years being an active SCR, Pim decided to retire from the Panel in 2019, however continues to be available to assist the Salvage Industry.

Pim has been involved in more than 200 salvage and wreck removal cases, as Salvage Master, General Manager and SCR. More recent involvements are RENA, SMART and YUSOF CEPNIOGLU.

Latest Involvement

MV Stoli

Casualty Name: MV STOLI
Brief description of events:
Whilst on the way from Sardinia to Saint-Tropez, the yacht went aground and started to take water. The Skipper decided to beach her and requested for salvage assistance. The yacht was refloated and towed to Propriano port, where she was....

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GSC opens office in Taipei

GSC beeldmerk logoGSC opens an office in Taipei to better serve its clients in Northeast Asia. The office will be headed by Julian Lee, who has been a GSC partner since 2018 and started his career in this field as a commercial and operational senior executive for an internationally operating salvage company in Singapore. He achieved an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Phoenix, US and is a native Mandarin speaker. 


In addition to Julian, GSC has employed Neil Lin, as a Salvage Surveyor. He brings a decade of experience with local salvage, wreck removal and offshore experience to the team. For instance, he was involved in the salvage of the MV MORNING SUN, THOR ACE and the SANCHI, to name but a few. Lin is also a native Mandarin speaker. 


The new office address: 


Taiwan Office
Global Salvage Consultancy Co. Ltd
12F, No. 107, Sec.4 Zhongxiao Road,
Da’an District, Taipei
10690, Taiwan