Erik has been employed by De Vries Makkum as manager of the refit team. This team managed the entire refit of MY Sultana. This project came to the yard in Makkum in a half-finished condition, together with the masters and students of the in-house craftsman school we have turned this Yacht into a full worthy member of the Feadship heritage fleet.
The three TSHD's were built at the Dolphin shipyard in Bulgaria (destination Argentina), the 3RMC yard in Qidong (destination Maldives) and the IHC shipyard in Kinderdijk (Havana, Cuba).
Erik has been employed by De Vries Makkum as manager of the refit team. This team managed the entire refit of MY Serena. This special project was executed with great care by a unique team of professional master shipbuilders and their students. Serena was originally built in 1964 as one of a series specially designed by mr. Carlo Riva! The vessel was entirely rebuilt, with nothing to remain untouched. Since the refit the yacht is more extensively used then lots of mega yachts will be in their entire life…
During the employment by De Vries Makkum Erik has coordinated the outfitting works for MY Ocean Victory during her last two weeks of completion.
MY Musahi and sistership Fountainhead had several innovation projects like the Bow- and stern thruster RIM-Drives by Voith propulsion systems, LED lighting systems and very innovative double curved windows. Besides managing these innovations Erik coordinated the production outfitting of MY Musashi during his employment by De Vries Makkum.
Together with the Feadship Sales team, Erik (as manager New Projects for De Vries Makkum) has developed the specification and budget of Motoryacht Madame Gu and managed the pre-design process together with Feadship’s De Voogt Naval Architects. The yacht is one of the most innovative yachts in the world. Important developments are: the outside RGB lighting systems, the 4-engine-in-2-shafts propulsion giving the 99 meter yachts a comfortable speed of well over 20 knots, the helicopter platform lift, etc.
Erik has been employed by De Vries Makkum as manager of the refit team. This team managed the entire refit of MY Odyssey, which was lengthened over all decks, had a full interior refit, a new fairing- & paintjob and a technical update. This 9 months extensive refit took place in The Netherlands with the talented team of Feadship’s De Vries Scheepsbouw Makkum.
For Marieholm we developed their 49 model and managed the production for a period of one year.
TSHD4500m3, Shoalway, Strandway, Freeway, Causeway for Boskalis. With her 90x19x7.25 metres, sustainable character and unprecedented electro-technical capacity, they are one of the most innovative ships from Boskalis. They differentiates themselves in sustainability, performance and competitive price. On behalf of eL-Tec we have arranged the electric system on board of these four hopper dredgers for Boskalis/DW Maritiem. Starting with the commercial process, technical specification and budgeting, up to project management (planning, budget progress, forecasting, attending building meeting, etc). The engineering, installation and commissioning was done by the technical specialists in cooperation with DW Maritiem and Shipyard de Boer, Sliedrecht.
The TSHD Reimerswaal (6000m3) was developed with one key characteristic in mind: flexibility. As a result, the Reimerswaal can be used for ship-to-shore pumping, rainbowing, discharging , dry discharging, and rock fill depositing. The multi-command chair on the ship’s bridge puts no less than 13 screens at the duty officer's fingertips, giving the duty officer full control and a comprehensive overview of the entire dredging and navigation process. With its 12 buckets on a vertical bucket wheel, the ship’s dry discharge system can scoop a layer of material from the hold in both directions at a rate of 2,500m3 per hour. On behalf of eL-Tec we have arranged the electric system on board of this sophisticated dredger for Reimerswaal dredging. Starting with the commercial process, technical specification and budgeting, up to project management (planning, budget progress, forecasting, attending building meeting, etc). The engineering, installation and commissioning was done by the technical specialists in cooperation with the owner and Shipyard Kooiman, Dordrecht.