Bart Gorsse, Chief Engineer of Jan De Nul’s ‘Les Alizés’ in Navingo Career Podcast

Bart Gorsse tells about his role as Chief Engineer supervising the building process of the Les Alizés, Jan De Nul’s newest offshore installation vessel in the Navingo Career Podcast. The Les Alizéz is being constructed in China at the moment and is due for delivery in second half of 2022.

Bart talks to Coco Kossmann, host of Navingo Career Podcast in Schiedam, about his job as Chief Engineer and the current project in China. Together with his colleagues, he monitors the construction of this vessel and makes sure that everything is done according to the contract.

Bart Gorsse and Coco Kossmann in the Navingo Career Podcast.

Topics like the six 10,000 horsepower engines and the impressive lifting and loading capacity are discussed. Furthermore, Bart gives an inside about life on board with his colleagues. The ‘Les Alizés’ is so big that they can play football inside the vessel.

Bart explains what is really exciting about experiencing the complete construction of such a vessel and how he combines all this with family life at home in the Netherlands. Bart has been working at Jan De Nul for 12 years now and he has already been to many places around the globe. Think of such as Brazil, Australia, Maldives and Abu Dhabi. He already have seen several ships being built and experienced them in action.

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Photo: Bart Gorsse, Chief Engineer at Jan De Nul. Foto, Navingo.