Welcome to the website of Berend Pruin, Consultant for Shipbuilding and the maritime Industry.

Dipl. Ing. Berend Pruin started out to become a trained shipbuilder and gained some practical experiences in the field before he continued to study naval architecture.

Since the 1960 he was working for the well-recognised design company SCHIFFKO GmbH in Hamburg, Germany. In 1966 he became its Technical Director and from 1985 to 2005 acted as Managing Director of the German SCHIFFKO Design Companies and Chairman of the international SCHIFFKO Group of companies. Subsequently he acted as independent consultant for design and ship construction for various clients.

During his professional career he was involved as designer, project manager and technical advisor in all major projects developed and designed by SCHIFFKO over a period of about 50 years.

Being founder member of TECHNOLOG GmbH in 1979, of TECHNOLOG services GmbH in 2007 and IPP Ingenieur Partner Pool Engineering Partner Pool) in 1999 Berend Pruin is acting as Senior Consultant on behalf of the TECHNOLOG Group of companies.