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Guus van der Bles
Managing Director Design & Technology at Conoship International BV


Guus van der Bles, Director Development of Conoship International BV, graduated in 1986 as a Master of Science at ‘Delft University of Technology’, as a Naval Architect. He gained more than 30 years of experience in the maritime industry and in 2005 he joined Conoship International BV, the Innovative Design Office for Short Sea Shipping, as leading Naval Architect, researcher and later as Director. Working part-time as Ass. Professor at TUDelft, he investigated Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion. He initiated the development of the VentiFoil and eConowind-unit, using the wind to reduce fuel and emissions for ships at sea.

Agenda Sessions

  • Session 2: Technical challenges and solutions for operations onboard

  • Zero emission vessels: technology corner


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