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Polfliet  Jef


Professional  career :

  Employment at  Deme NV – I have gained experience by working  almost  40  years at the newbuilding Departement of  Deme.

  This experience I can offer as a consultant. 



  • TDC – Technical Department Construction & Conversion

  • Head of Engineering Design office / Superintendent

  • Guiding young engineers/draughtsmans at the office

  • Follow-up of various conversion projects and technical  supervision during startup dredging projects ( Wheatstone , Yamal , Suez channel ,Reunion )



  • Concept design of 2x 3000m3 split hoppers (Sloeder & Pagadder )

  • Follow-up basic  design and  inspections in Singapore  

  • Conceptual design of 2 medium sized 13000 KW Self propelled rock cutter dredgers  ( build in Singapore )(Al Jarraf and  Amazone )

  • Review detailed drawings of the  dredging installation  and layout drawings

  • Follow-up of the installation dredge pumps and dredge lines on board (Singapore )  



  • Superintendent/Engineer at the technical department new building (new building of vessels) for  the conceptual design , the engineering  and  building supervision

  • Suction hopper dredgers: Congo River, Breughel ,Breydel ,Brabo ,Artevelde, Reynaert, Marieke , Pallieter, Uilenspiegel , Lange Wapper, Nile River , Pearl River, Antigoon

  • Cutter suction  dredgers: Al Mahaar , D’Artagnan ,Al Jarraf , Amazone, Ambiorix

  • Gravel dredgers Charlemagne and Viktor Horta

  • Design and  detailed  engineering  of  sweepdregder  for sludge dredge (Vlaanderen XV , Bilba )

  • Design and detailed engineering of new dredge parts (Dragheads , Dredge lines on board , Dredgevalves, Degassing installation, Dredge pumps, Suction pipes , overflow, …… )

  • Design and detailed engineering of the installation laybarge, with the  deck-mounted spool , ladder and twin-bladed plough



  • Repair and conversion Al Mahaar – Port Rashid  Dubai (2002)

  • Superintendent/Engineer for conceptual design, the engineering building supervision  during the conversion  cutter power

  • Repair  and conversion  Al Mahaar  - Dubai Drydocks  (2006)

  • Superintendent/Engineer for conceptual design , the engineering building Supervision during theconversionNew Underwater Dredge Pump



  • Detail draughtsman of miscellaneous dredging parts

  • Adjust miscellaneous dredging ships

  • Superintendent of conversion/repair docking : Big Boss,Zenne,Vlaanderen 1,Krankeloon, River Benue, River Nun, ….)




  • Draughtsman/Mechanic at a mechanical engineering company in Antwerp

  • Designer of various automation  projects



Education and Diplomas:


  • A2  Electro Mechanic + B1  Evening classes

  • Certificate  Autocad , Inventor

  • Microsoft office

  • Certificate training Crosby Lifting & Rigging products

  • Certificate welding training Smitweld and  Castelin




Fitness , cycling

Curriculum Vitae

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