About MARPRO

Ownership

MARPRO Search & Selection is owned 100% by Jakob le Fevre. Jakob is 46 years old and is educated Master Mariner. He comes with 5 years of sailing time and 30 years of experience in the maritime business.

Practical Experience

Jakob have sailed a large variety of vessel including coasters, roll on - roll off, ropax, cable layer, tall ships and container ships. Jakob served his military service as a volunteer onboard the Royal Yacht Dannebrog.

Commercial Experience

Jakob then worked for technical suppliers in the business and has represented companies like FURUNO, Raytheon-Anschütz, Schottel, Becker Marine Systems and Gertsen & Olufsen.

HR and Online Experience

The career path changed direction in 2010 when Jakob became part-owner and Managing Director of JOB2SEA - a maritime online jobboard and Search & Selection company.

Event management experience

MARPRO was established in 2013 with the purposes of introducing a maritime media and Search & Selection company. However, MARPRO quickly became deeply involved in organizing Danish Maritime Fair with ownership of exclusive rights to all sales. MARPRO organized the fair three times and in November 2016 it was decided to terminate the co-operation and pursue the original MARPRO concept.

Core competencies

The main competencies of Jakob le Fevre is a deep understanding of the maritime business, an extensive network, an innovative online strategy, a personal and hands-on approach, his communication skills and his ability to understand and accomodate customer demands.

See timeline below:

Jakob le Fevre started sailing

01-08-1988

Jakob le Fevre started sailing

01-08-1988

Jakob le Fevre finalized education as Master Mariner

01-08-1998

Jakob le Fevre finalized education as Master Mariner

01-08-1998

Jakob le Fevre went ashore

01-08-2001

Jakob le Fevre went ashore

01-08-2001

Working for equipment suppliers to the maritime business

01-08-2001

Working for equipment suppliers to the maritime business

01-08-2001

Maritime Professionals LinkedIn Group Launched

01-05-2007

Maritime Professionals LinkedIn Group Launched

01-05-2007

Jakob le Fevre part-owner of www.job2sea.com - online jobboard and Search & Selection

01-08-2010

Jakob le Fevre part-owner of www.job2sea.com - online jobboard and Search & Selection

01-08-2010

MARPRO established

01-06-2013

MARPRO established

01-06-2013

MARPRO organizes Danish Maritime Fair in Joint Venture with Maritime Danmark

01-02-2014

MARPRO organizes Danish Maritime Fair in Joint Venture with Maritime Danmark

01-02-2014

MARPRO fusioned activities with Maritime Danmark

01-10-2015

MARPRO fusioned activities with Maritime Danmark

01-10-2015

02-09-2016 MARPRO sells 1/3 of shares in Maritime Danmark

02-09-2016 MARPRO sells 1/3 of shares in Maritime Danmark

MARPRO launch MARPRO Search & Selection

01-01-2017

MARPRO launch MARPRO Search & Selection

01-01-2017

MARPRO launch www.maritimeprofessionals.net

01-04-2017

MARPRO launch www.maritimeprofessionals.net

01-04-2017

MARPRO establish office in Jutland

01-11-2017

MARPRO establish office in Jutland

01-11-2017