WHO WE ARE

patrick englebert

Leader and Founder Patrick Englebert

  • Active since 1976
  • Technical expert, innovator and project manager
  • Extensive management, experience and network for large projects
  • From concept to construction to support in operation
  • International experience: Belgium, Venezuela, US, France, Netherlands, …
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Patrick's Professional History

PERIOD

EMPLOYER / CUSTOMER

FUNCTION / ROLE

MAIN LOCATION

Jan. 2019 – present

PLANETTE.BE

Founder – developer

Brussels

Aug. 2011 – present

PROPELWIND

Founder – Leader

Brittany, France

Aug. 1998 – present

ENGLEMER

Technical consultant

Brussels

Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2018

GTT

Sr LNG Bunkering consultant

Paris

Feb. 2007 – Jul. 2011

EXMAR Offshore

Technical Project Manager

Antwerp

May 2005 – Jan. 2007

EXMAR Offshore Company

Engineering Manager

Houston

Sep. 1998 – Apr. 2005

EXMAR Offshore

Technical Project Manager

Antwerp

Sep. 1995 – Jul. 1998

WATCO (now SUEZ)

Director Dangerous Waste

Rotterdam & Brussels

Dec. 1984 – Aug. 1995

EXMAR Offshore

Technical Project Manager

Antwerp

Mar. 1982 – Nov. 1984

TRACTEBEL (now Engie)

Piping/Commissioning manager

Doel (nuclear power)

Aug. 1980 – Feb. 1982

TRACTEBEL (now Engie)

Construction Manager

Caracas, Venezuela

May. 1976 – Jul. 1980

TRACTEBEL (now Engie)

Nuclear Equipment Engineer

Brussels

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CEO References

  • Patents
    • Cargo ships wind propulsion : folding system for rigid articulated wing-sail
    • LNG Bunker mast (with GTT)
    • Trimaran fuel storage, side cargo handling
    • Monohull side cargo handling
    • Monohull green fuel isotainers storage and handling
    • Car carriers fire protection total solution
  • Associations – Membership
    • IWSA – (International Wind-Ship Association) – www.wind-ship.org :
      co-founder (2012-2015) , assisting the Executive Committee
    • EN1474 part 2 and 3 – “Installation and Equipment for LNG – Design and Testing of Marine Transfer System (STS)”
      Member of EN Working Group: initial writing (2008) and revision of Part 2 (2018)
    • ZESTAs – (Zero Emission Ship Technology Association) – www.zestas.org :
      Assistant to the founder (March 2019)
  • Other Innovations
    • 1989: offshore fishfarm, Monaco
    • 2003: oil FPSO, newbuild, Mediterranean sea
    • 2005: LNG STS, nowadays undisputed industry standard
  • Publication
    • LNG Industry, Oct. 2014: « LNG goes mobile » with GTT and Arthur BARRET, Manager LNG as Fuel dept.
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