WE KEEP THE SEAS CLEAN FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

Introducting the team that makes the FORU oil spill equipment the best there is.

Bert Smit Sibinga

Managing director and co-founder of our company. Specialized in the commercial and financial side of Foru-Solution.

Bert lives in Amsterdam with his wive and 4 children. He started the company in 2011 and this was driven by idealism, which of course has to become commercially feasible. His background is in international trade and real estate.

 

Koos Tamminga

Technical director of our company. Specialized in the technical and commercial side of Foru-Solution.

At this moment Koos is living his boy’s dream, founding a company in the field of environment protection worldwide. As mechanical engineer he dreamt of bringing a physical product to the market, which is completely designed with the values he learned in his career over the years. An easy to use, simply designed, effective product.

He gathered a team of young people from the North part of Holland and invigorated their long for an endless clean sea to be passed on clean to future generations. The result is a beautiful young innovative company where we work with our individual ambitions on a collective goal, a successful company and a cleaner world.

Koos is a proud father of four beautiful daughters and a passionate sailer with his Hanse 37 ft sailing yacht FORU.

 

Koos Tamminga

Technical director of our company. Specialized in the technical and commercial side of Foru-Solution.

At this moment Koos is living his boy’s dream, founding a company in the field of environment protection worldwide. As mechanical engineer he dreamt of bringing a physical product to the market, which is completely designed with the values he learned in his career over the years. An easy to use, simply designed, effective product.

He gathered a team of young people from the North part of Holland and invigorated their long for an endless clean sea to be passed on clean to future generations. The result is a beautiful young innovative company where we work with our individual ambitions on a collective goal, a successful company and a cleaner world.

Koos is a proud father of four beautiful daughters and a passionate sailer with his Hanse 37 ft sailing yacht FORU. 

 

Niels Gardenier

Niels is the simulation and modeling engineer of our company. He loves that mathematics can solve and explain problems in nature.

He lives in Franeker with his girlfriend and likes to be on the water in his spare time. Sailing and windsurfing are his main hobbies. With his 38ft Westerly Oceanranger, called Vidya, he plans to cross an ocean in the near future. 

He joined our company in 2016 as an intern and never left our team.

 

Niels Gardenier

Niels is the simulation and modeling engineer of our company. He loves that mathematics can solve and explain problems in nature.

He lives in Franeker with his girlfriend and likes to be on the water in his spare time. Sailing and windsurfing are his main hobbies. With his 38ft Westerly Oceanranger, called Vidya, he plans to cross an ocean in the near future. 

He joined our company in 2016 as an intern and never left our team.

 

Rutger Loerts

Rutger is a mechanical engineer, enjoys both designing new solutions as well as building and testing prototypes.

He lives in a small village near the town of Leeuwarden. He loves to go on trips with his 1985 VW van, to explore the world and enjoy nature. Building stuff from scratch and fiddling around with his self-made 3D printer are some of his hobbies.

He joined the team after his internship in 2016.

 

 

Special thanks to

Here we give a special thanks to people that had a great influence on the succes of Foru-Solution. You will be meeting Wim, Andre, Roger and Bjorn.

Wim Schuur

Inventor of the initial FORU concept. He made his first drawings in 1989 after the Exxon Valdes oil spill and he produced his first prototype in 2000. We are very sad he is no longer with us; Wim died in September 2016. He was a great mind and always helped us with his advise.

 

 

Wim Schuur

Inventor of the initial FORU concept. He made his first drawings in 1989 after the Exxon Valdes oil spill and he produced his first prototype in 2000. We are very sad he is no longer with us; Wim died in September 2016. He was a great mind and always helped us with his advise.

 

 

Andre Borsch 

CEO of BDS Harlingen, Andre is a born and raised seaman. His company has more than 30 years of experience in the operational side of Oil Spill cleanup. Andre has been crucial in the start-up phase of our company, always giving us advise and still provides a helping hand when we need it.

Bjørn and Roger

Both test facility managers and their colleagues have supported us during our testing and demonstrations. They always share their experience with us and they have become part of the team.

 

 

Bjørn and Roger

Both test facility managers and their colleagues have supported us during our testing and demonstrations. They always share their experience with us and they have become part of the team.

 

 

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