Jakov Simicic

Chief Engineer at Höegh LNG

Jakov Simicic has extensive work experience in the maritime industry. Jakov started their career as an Apprentice Engineer at Split Ship Management in 1996. Jakov then worked as a 3rd Engineer and 4th Engineer at Pronav Ship Management from 2005 to 2007. From 2007 onwards, Jakov joined Høegh LNG, initially as a 3rd Engineer and later as a 2nd Engineer until 2013. Jakov then became a Chief Engineer at the same company, with a brief stint in 2013. In 2017, they resumed their role as Chief Engineer at Høegh LNG, where they are currently employed.

Jakov Simicic obtained a Bachelor's degree in Marine Engineering from the Faculty of Maritime Studies in Split, Croatia. Jakov completed their studies at the faculty from 1999 to 2004. Before that, from 1992 to 1996, Jakov attended Maritime High School in Split, Croatia, focusing on Marine Engineering. Apart from their formal education, no additional certifications or specific achievements are mentioned.



  • Chief Engineer

    July, 2017 - present

  • 2nd Engineer

    January, 2014

  • 3rd Engineer

    December, 2007

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