Fluid Distribution

Training Onboard Fluid Distribution Systems

Training 27 September 2024 - 2 November 2023

The training Onboard Fluid Distribution Systems covers the main (technical) aspects of design and operation of marine auxiliary systems on board of ships. Sign up


The training offers a compact overview of fundamental working principles and the design aspects & considerations of most fluid distribution systems on board. The exercises will be done on the second day at the machinery systems simulator of Simwave in Barendrecht. The training will strengthen your competence in design and engineering of onboard fluid distribution systems and its main components.


Main topics of this training include an overview of all relevant aspects of fluid distribution system design: functions, systems, components, layout of systems, pump and pipe flow system characteristics and their interaction. Participants are made aware of the cost implications of design choices, allowing them to make cost effective system designs. The training consists of lectures and practical exercises. During the second day exercises at the machinery system simulator facilities of Simwave will be done.

Target group

The training is intended for technical personnel who is involved in designing, engineering and maintaining onboard fluid distribution systems, or match and integrate these systems with other systems and ship design. Salesmen and purchasers with a technical background (HBO / WO) as well as technical managers may also benefit of this module.


The 27th & 28th of September and the 2nd of November 2023


Three days


09.00 – 17.00 hours


Day 1 and 3: Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT) – Boompjes 40 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Day 2: Simwave – Pesatastraat 7 – 9 in Barendrecht, the Netherlands

Number of participants

Minimum 8 – Maximum 12


Members: € 1.750,-
Non-members € 2.200,-

(excluding 21% VAT).

If the organisation you work for falls within the ambit of the CAO Metalektro, you might entitled to compensation from one of  the A+O development funds. Please go to the website of A+O Metalektro (foundation for development by the social partners in Metalektro) if you are looking for more information. If your organisation falls within the ambit of the social partners in metalworking, you might be entitled to compensation from one of the OOM educational settlements. Please go to the website of OOM (schooling agency for the social partners in metalworking)  if you want more information about these funds.

More information

If you would like more information please contact Jeannette Lucas, Training Manager.

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