About Vogtschmidt

Bureau Vogtschmidt b.v. was founded in April 1979 by Mr. Frits Vogtschmidt, a Master Mariner and Master of Science in Naval Architecture. The company operates from the head office in Alkmaar, The Netherlands, and from the Bureau Vogtschmidt branch offices established in Singapore, Cape Town and from the Netherlands Antilles.

The scope of Bureau Vogtschmidt skills is available from each mentioned office, enabling us to effectively serve clients worldwide.

The Vogtschmidt family has been heavily involved in shipping and shipbuilding for more than 300 years. Since 1690 to be exact. Once again, in 1999, a new generation of the family is ready to continue this tradition. Mr. Bernt A. Vogtschmidt, Bachelor of Science in Nautical Affairs, Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture, has taken over the full management of the company. Mr. Bernt A. Vogtschmidt gained his practical experience and knowledge during performed towages and heavy-lift transports worldwide.