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Ewout van Duursen

Ewout van Duursen

Ewout studied mechanical Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences before starting work at Voith Paper Fabrics Haaksbergen. In 1998 he joined Damen Dredging Equipment as a sales engineer. Currently he is working in the Research, Development and Innovation department. He is responsible for the general engineering of the standard range of Cutter Suction Dredgers build by Damen Shipyards. He introduced the application of CFD of dredge pumps and is involved with several innovative solutions for Damen Shipyards

Articles By Ewout van Duursen

Are the days of the double-walled pump housing numbered?
Are the days of the double-walled pump housing numbered?

For several decades, the preferred solution for isolating dredging pumps within a vessel has been double-walled pump housing. To bypass this housing type’s intrinsic problems, Damen formulated an alternative.

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