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Arkitech works hard to make cruise vessels more sustainable all over the world. With projects in Barcelona, Tallinn,  Alicante, Amsterdam, Genova, Rotterdam and more we always find ways to cut down emissions by up to 15 percent. 

Arkitech celebrates the first installation on a large cruise vessel

May 2023

Arkitech has won an assignment to install Arkitech’s ARK-M20 system on board of a large cruise vessel sailing in the Mediterranean. With 16 passenger decks, the cruise vessel has room for 3.000 passengers, 1.300 cabins, 3 swimmingpools, 4 restaurants and a (1.200 pax) theatre.

After the implementation of Arkitech’s system we expect to realise a saving of 10-20% on the HVAC energy consumption. The reduction in HVAC energy consumption is expected to lead to an energy saving of 1.500 – 3.000 MWh per year (equal to the energy consumption of 400-800 electric cars)

Arkitech helps GNV ferry vessel to reduce 18.7% energy use

July 2019 - May 2023

The 7th of March 2019 Italian ferry operator Grande Navi Veloci (GNV) proudly announced that the La Suprema ferry saved 18.7% percent of its Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning energy use. In cooperation with our partner ABB Ports & Marine we installed our ARK M10 system on their vessel and the results have exceeded all expectations. GNV have reduced their energy use by 70 MWh each month, saving them more than €80.000,- per year.

Arkitech celebrates first remote installation ARK M20

June 2021

February 2021 starts off with good news! Arkitech finished the first installation of the ARK M20 system on one of the largest cruise vessels in the Mediterranean. The ARK M20 system saves energy, reduces pollution and improves the air quality on the vessel. The ARK M20 predecessor has proven to save 18.7% of the HVAC energy use on a vessel. Due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, Arkitech had to do a remote installation. Directors Bart Cunnen and Patrick America are proud of their team for successfully installing the ARK M20 system while working from home. The dedication of customer and Arkitech employees made a remote installation possible, so that the vessel is ready is ready to provide a healthier environment for crew and passengers and to save even more energy in 2021!

European Commission awards Arkitech Seal of Excellence

October 2019

October 2019 has started excitingly with the European Commission awarding Arkitech with a Seal of Excellence! The Seal of Excellence is a quality label awarded to companies that are putting time and effort in research and innovation. We are honoured to become a part of the Horizon 2020 programme. We will continue to contribute to the Horizon 2020 programme's goal to achieve smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.

Arkitech joins Netherlands Maritime Technology

March 2019

Since March 2019 Arkitech has become a member of the Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT). The NMT is the branche organisation for the famous Dutch maritime industry. As a part of the NMT we will share knowledge with other members and we will continue to innovate the industry.

ARKITECH MOVED TO A NEW OFFICE SPACE IN AMSTERDAM

June 2023

5 years after Arkitech was founded at the Hogehilweg 18 in Amsterdam Zuid-Oost, Arkitech has moved to a new and modern office space at SamSam offices in Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Samsam office’s building offers an inspiring and bright work-place and equips 39 ambitious start-ups and scale-ups. The new office offers an inspiring and vibrant space for our workers and great opportunities to working together and is fully equipped to accommodate Arkitech for the growth path that lays ahead.

Marcom agreement with Marcom agreement with ABB Ports & Marine

March 2019

In October 2019 Arkitech signed a marcom agreement with ABB Ports & Marine. The purpose of this agreement is that ABB and Arkitech supplies Chiller Optimization solutions in collaboration towards the Marine Market. “This collaboration will strengthen Arkitech position towards the market” says Bart Cunnen. “for ABB the Arkitech product fit into the product portfolio regarding HVAC retrofit solutions”. We are looking forward to more successfull projects together like we did last march with GNV.

What Arkitech stands for

Sustainability

Our business was created to make the cruise and ferry industry more sustainable. We believe luxury and sustainability go hand-in-hand.

Craftsmanship

We are proud of what we deliver and always deliver custom tailored solutions that are optimised for each situation.

Innovation

Our products are new and innovative. Supported by R&D subsidies we challenge ourselves to constantly further innovate.