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Seaway 7, the Renewables business unit of Subsea 7, is a highly capable and experienced partner for the delivery of fixed and floating offshore wind farm projects, as well as a provider of specialist heavy lifting and cable installation services.

With combined expertise in project management, engineering, procurement, fabrication, heavy lifting and cable installation services, Seaway 7 can deliver these services in a comprehensive array of contractual structures including engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI), transportation & installation (T&I) and balance of plant (BoP) to our clients in the offshore Renewables sector.

Seaway 7 operates through four divisions;

  • Heavy Lifting
    • T&I of offshore structures for the Renewables sector
  • Offshore Cables
    • T&I of submarine cables & umbilicals for the Renewables sector
    • Engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (EPIC) of submarine cables for the Renewables sector
    • Trenching and inspection, repair and maintenance related business
  • EPCI Solutions
    • Delivery of EPCI solutions for the Renewables sector
  • Integrated Projects
    • Delivery of integrated Heavy Lifting and Offshore Cables solutions for the Renewables sector

The combination of Heavy Lifting, Offshore Cable installation and EPCI capabilities and expertise, makes Seaway 7 a versatile and highly capable partner of choice for the delivery of your complete offshore projects.

We are looking for a fulltime Naval Architect to join our Specialist Engineering Department in Zoetermeer.

The Naval Architect fulfils the Specialist Engineering role within the installation and development projects.


The role of Naval Architect is performed within the Specialist Engineering team that supports the projects in tender, engineering and offshore execution.

Typical naval section activities:
• Multi body analysis of marine operations.
• Workability analysis.
• CFD analysis.
• Mooring analysis. Vessel to Seabed
• Quayside Mooring
• Vessel to vessel mooring
• DP capability analysis, project specific.
• Positioning footprints project specific.
• Stability of crane vessels, transportation barges, other vessels, submerged structures.
• Longitudinal strength calculations.
• Loadout engineering
• Transportation analysis. Design input for grillage and seafastening. Sailability limits
• Towing engineering. Tug selection.
• Mating impact analysis
• Workability Forecast
• Offshore / yard experience
• Preparation and class approval of loading manuals and onboard computer programs.
• Preparation of parts of vessel’s operations manual.
• Supervision and checking of external engineering.
• Investigation of modification proposals.
• Preparations for operational upgrades.
• Engineering assistance for ship repair and dry-docking.
• Design, weight, loading and cost calculation for vessels and barges.
• Prepare technical specifications for construction/conversion/modification of vessels/barges.


Capability Profile / Qualifications:

  • BSc/ /MSc degree in Naval Architecture, Marine or Offshore Technology
  • Experience in offshore or shipbuilding is preferred
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of relevant software (AQWA, Ansys Fluent/CFX, Shipshape, Matlab, GMoor, DPCap, MS Office) is preferred
  • Good command of English


We offer:

A full-time job (40 hours per week) in an internationally orientated company in Zoetermeer. Challenging projects that support the personal development, and offer the opportunities to work occasionally offshore and on construction yards.

As well as a salary conforming to the market norm, we also offer excellent secondary terms and conditions.

If you wish to apply or if you want to learn more about Seaway 7, please visit our website

Subsea 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce, offering excellent career opportunities, as well as providing a wide range of benefits and a flexible working environment.