A harmless form of 'boatulism' is the fairly rare condition from which Luuk Vroombout suffers. What exactly that means, Nathalie Lans has described in the 176-page book that was published this week: 'Luuk Vroombout, the DNA of Alphatron Marine'.
It is not a biography or a woolly historical overview, but a collection of engaging stories about a self-made man who followed his heart and own insights. About more than half a century of hard work in the maritime world. It is more than the success story behind his company. It is about passionate entrepreneurship, about the port of Rotterdam, maritime heritage, global issues and last but not least about 'the salt in the veins’.