Simeon Tienpont was skipper for team AkzoNobel in the 2017/18 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race. Looking back at some of the highs and lows of the race, Simeon shares his insights into team selection and how developments in high performance sailing filter down to the naval architecture sector.
C-Job is now a member of the internationally recognised Ammonia Energy Association. The first step in this exciting development of C-Job’s ongoing research into using ammonia as ship’s fuel is participation at the 15th annual NH3 Fuel Conference in Pittsburgh, USA.
Padmos Shipyard is winning more and more new build contracts. To meet the need for increased engineering and naval architectural capacity, they contacted C-Job Naval Architects for support. “Our aim is to build the most energy efficient fishing vessels possible – this is a co-operative process with C-Job,” says Walter van Harberden, Project Manager at Padmos.
“At our new offices we have space for up to 50 people. This matches our ambitions for expansion.” Jelle Grijpstra is talking about C-Job’s motivations to relocate its Joure office to Heerenveen. And, in anticipation of sustained future growth, the company has made some important organisational and management changes too.
C-Job Naval Architects is proud to announce its partnership with The Ocean Cleanup; the non-profit organisation that has designed the first feasible method to rid the world’s oceans of plastic. C-Job will be assisting with engineering capacity and knowledge sharing.
In April 2018 the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) introduced a strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from shipping. Even though these goals are focused a long way into the future, C-Job’s Technical Director Tim Vlaar picks out some highlights from the company’s portfolio to demonstrate an already proven track record and a truly forward-thinking approach.
C-Job Naval Architects heeft aan de Nederlandse scheepvaartmaatschappij Switijnk Shipping het ontwerp geleverd voor een wind-assisted (deels door wind aangedreven) general cargo schip.
How did it go for C-Job in 2017? Check everything you need to know in this infographic about C-Job, the largest independent ship design & engineering company in the Netherlands.
C-Job’s Research & Development team is using AIS position data to reconstruct a vessel’s operational profile. R&D Engineer Matthys Dijkman: “With this knowledge we can design better vessels that are optimally matched to their operational requirements.”
C-Job Naval Architects heeft het concept ontwerp van een serie van vijf duurzame auto- en passagiersveren voor gemeente Amsterdam ontworpen. De schepen zullen 100% op elektriciteit varen en zo een emissievrije oplossing voor stedelijk vervoer bieden.
C-Job Naval Architects has opened its first international office located in the Ukrainian city of Nikolayev. Managing Director of this newly formed subsidiary company Andrey Zherebetsky points out how this new office will bring some important benefits to C-Job’s clients.
C-Job doesn’t just work on new-build ship design projects; a major part of the business also involves engineering tasks for existing vessels. “This type of work is not just about lifespan extension, but also about maximising the efficiency and productivity of the vessel,” says C-Job’s Head of Engineering Tim Vlaar.
In response to the increasing demand for specialist mechanical engineering challenges, C-Job has invested more in its hydraulics skills by bringing Peter Lankreijer into the team. “Because hydraulics systems offer such a flexible source of power, the possibilities for using it in the maritime sector are endless.”
Earlier this year, Neptune Marine delivered a 200m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger. C-Job contributed to the project, called the EuroHopper 200, with the fast completion of an engineering package and production drawings. The productive cooperation between the two companies meant that Neptune could complete the entire project within a nine month timescale.