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VOC: Docking the Amsterdam

An article series with 4 different perspectives on the project

Foundation 'VOC Ship Amsterdam' and the Deloitte Impact Foundation are taking steps to store a sunken VOC ship and transport it to the home port of Amsterdam. Four members of the team share how they are involved in the project, and what impact it has on them.

Perspective 1 | Can one still drink 269 year old wine?

Christel Samson, Deloitte Senior Manager Tax, is the project lead for this project from a Deloitte perspective. In this article, she shares why she started the project at the Deloitte Impact Foundation, what the project entails, how Deloitte contributes, and also some nice-to-knows about the project.


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Perspective 2 | 17th Century VOC-ship sets course for an interactive future

Joey Duis, Senior Manager Deloitte Digital, believes that a unique project as "VOC: Docking the Amsterdam" deserves a website as unique as the project itself. A case video, developed by Deloitte Digital as well, gives an impression of the website and even won a "Deloitte Awescar"! 


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Perspective 3 | 1.1 Million kilos of history from Hastings to Amsterdam

Hans Teuben, Director Deloitte Consulting, feels excited to contribute to the project as Deloitte can help with relational, technical and financial challenges. In addition, he also believes that it’s important to show the ship to a large audience since this will trigger children for educational purposes and also makes them excited about the topic. 


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Perspective 4 | Children with drones in an underwater laboratory

Professor Jerzy Gawronski has been involved with the foundation that is doing archaeological research on the VOC ship the Amsterdam since 1982. In this article he tells us about the expected findings, challenges and the ultimate goal: bringing the VOC ship back to the Netherlands.


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More information?

For more information about this project, please contact Christel Samson via CSamson@deloitte.nl. For questions about the Deloitte Impact Foundation, please send an email to NLFoundation@deloitte.nl.

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