Committed to listening, understanding and responding to our customers’ needs, Argos engineering offers engineering and management advice and services across Europe and maritime sectors. We provide unbiased and bespoke engineering and design solutions and support the acquisition and operation of mission critical capacity. Our passion for solutions and improvement is matched perfectly with engineering expertise at the core of our business. We focus on new design, modifying, redesign, testing and certifying in all maritime vessels to enhance functionality and extend possible applications. Founded in 2006 by Jaap van den Hul – Kuijten and Gerrit Knol, connecting the passion for anything Maritime with seeing the need to shorten communication lines and creatively solving the fast van vast changing conditions and regulations.


Argos Engineering is formed by a group of Naval architects and Ship design experts focussed on the maritime sector. Experience in high end yachts, merchants range vessels from 15 meter up to over a 100 meter.

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Argos Engineering delivers a practical approach to engineering complex operations. As both naval architects and marine engineers, Argos Engineering can also facilitate project-specific vessel or equipment design.

From Method statements up to complete project engineering packages

The activities involved in marine operations engineering can all be provided by Argos Engineering, including but not limited to the following:

  • equipment selection and specification
  • engine room and technical space arrangement design
  • piping diagram design and engineering
  • machinery life cycle cost analysis
  • 3D piping engineering
  • support & seafastening design
  • Integration of water ballast treatment/ exhaust gas scrubber systems
  • project specific stability analysis
  • noise and vibration control
Argos engineering can offer more expertise and more than just engineering if requested by client.


Our mission is to provide bespoke solutions to the maritime industry with particular focus on yachts and workboats. Our services go beyond design to offer total support from our consultants and on-site team, ensuring the smoothest outcome for even the most demanding projects and partners.
Our experienced professionals can undertake commissions covering a broad range of marine consulting services:
  • Vessel optimisation - Life extension and increasing asset value
  • Vessel upgrades - for compliance with new regulation or a new operating profile
  • Troubleshooting and inspections
  • Front-end analysis services - identifying the best vessel solution for each application
  • Energy optimisation - Increasing efficiency and asset value, lowering cost of ownership
  • Vessel surveys and valuations
  • Refit management


Argos Engineering continues to play a major role in formulating and implementing specific needs of clients and operational requirements of charterers as part of new construction projects and refurbishment projects involving tenders, contracts, specification and drawing reviews.
Argos Engineering has carried out project management for various Yachts, super yachts and workboats in various Shipyards around the Globe predominantly in Europe. Major projects are:
  • motion analysis method statements
  • motion analysis method statements
  • deck layouts
  • DP analysis
Project management by Argos Engineering can help you:
  • Arranges complete documents/drawings (as built drawings, Manuals etc)
  • Coordinate & Supervise progress with owners’, Builders, & design activity
  • Review and Approve Drawings on behalf of owners/clients.
  • Approve Equipment and their purchase specifications
  • QA/QC and inspection of site works including all subcontracted items
  • Inspection of Incoming materials
  • Progress Reporting (Brief weekly report & detailed monthly progress report)
  • Coordinate with Builder’s production managers for timely completion of schedules
  • Documentation and Drawings / Documents / Production Schedule Control
Argos engineering can accompany your projects at various levels, both fully on-site or partly on-site based on where the project is located as well as depending on the type of project.



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