Would you like to work in a dynamic family firm? Do you like short lines of communication and an informal atmosphere? Do you have a no-nonsense mentality, and do you like getting down to business? Are you a student in higher education looking for a challenging internship or final year project? If the answer to these questions is yes, Van der Leun is looking for you!

The assignment:

Energy optimization

What we offer you

You’ll be working at a growing and dynamic family company. The atmosphere is pleasant and informal. You will receive a stipend and compensation for travel expenses. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, you may work at home on your internship assignments and tasks, insofar as this is possible. This will be arranged in consultation with your internship advisor. 

The assignment

Making a computation model to determine the amount of energy needed for a ship to complete a certain route. Weather and other factors must be taken into account.

From this computation model, determine what the ideal on-board power supply would be to complete the route. This might be, for example, a combination of diesel, batteries, supercapacitors and/or other energy sources.

About us

Van der Leun has been active in electrical engineering for over 100 years. We work on installation projects all over the world—in the maritime industry, non-residential construction, dredging and the offshore industry. In addition to our main office in Sliedrecht, we also have locations in Romania, China, Vietnam, Singapore, and elsewhere. We have classified our specialties into three divisions: Maritime Systems, Metaalbewerking and Electrobouw. Our 225 employees work together on innovative, reliable integrated solutions for top companies all over the globe. Van der Leun wants to make the world smaller for its customers by providing local solutions worldwide.

Information and application

Got questions? Phone us on +31 (0)184 413 288 and ask for Hans van de Velde, Manager Technical Departments.

If you are interested in doing a work placement with us or if you would like to do final projects with us, we look forward to receiving your motivation and CV via the button below.

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