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Training Maritime introduction

Training 12 - 13 April 2023

Become familiar with the multifaceted maritime sector in 1.5 days and make an immediate start with your maritime network! Fixed part of this training is a visit to the Shipyard Gebr. Kooiman. Sign up


As a new non-technical employee, you will have contact with colleagues at shipyards, suppliers and other maritime organizations from day one. The training will introduce you to technology in shipbuilding so that you are better able to work effectively with your colleagues and contacts. During the introductory training you will gain insight into the various facets of Dutch shipbuilding. The following topics will be covered, among others:

  • The maritime market and market developments
  • Different types of ships and ship components
  • Design and construction process of a ship
  • See, smell & hear the production process up close during the excursion!
Target group

The Maritime Introduction training is aimed at participants without a technical background. For anyone with a technical background, but without shipbuilding knowledge, we recommend taking the Shipbuilding for non-shipbuilders training.


Expert Arnold de Bruijn, Sector Manager at Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT) and formerly employed as an engineer in various departments at Royal IHC, among others, delivers the course material in an accessible manner.

Training dates

April 12 and 13, 2023

Training duration

1 day of theory and a half-day visit to Shipyard Gebr. Kooiman (

Training times

Theory on April 12, 2023 from 9.00 till 17.00 hrs.


At NMT's office in Rotterdam or a similar location in the region.


12 - 20 persons


Members NMT: € 775,-
Non-members: € 975,-

These prices do not include VAT. Lunch will be provided.

If your organization is part of the CAO Metalektro, you may be able to make use of compensation through one of the development funds. Go to the website of A+O Metalektro for information about the possibilities. If your organization is affiliated with one of the social partners in the metalworking industry, you may be able to make use of one of the schemes for training programs. Go to the OOM website for information about the possibilities.

Curious about in-company possibilities? We are happy to provide you with a quote. Contact NMT on T 088 44 51 043.

More information

For more information, please contact Jeannette Lucas, Training Manager at NMT.

Convinced? Then sign up

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