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Shipbuilding for non-shipbuilders

Training 5 - 6 juli 2023

"Training 'Shipbuilding for non-shipbuilders' in! Strength, stability, the bulb, and yes even the 'bitter end' no longer holds any secrets for me!" Maurice Luijten PhD, Liason Officer Top Sector Water & Maritime. If you are technically trained but lack knowledge in the field of designing and building ships then this course offers a good introduction. By attending the course 'Shipbuilding for Non-Shipbuilders' you will learn the outlines of the shipbuilding process and shipbuilding terms. Do you want to increase your understanding and knowledge level about shipbuilding and/or have a lot of customer contact with shipyards or shipping companies? Then you will definitely benefit from this 2-day course. Meld je aan

During the course you will gain insight into the various facets of Dutch shipbuilding. The following topics will be covered, among others:

  • The maritime market & market developments
  • Different types of ships and ship components
  • Design and construction process of a ship
  • Ship shape
  • Stability of a ship
  • Strength of a ship
  • Water resistance
  • Propulsion systems
  • Engine room systems
  • Electrical installation
  • Safety on board



The training course "Shipbuilding for non-shipbuilders" aims to increase your understanding and level of knowledge about shipbuilding, so that you can get a better idea of the cohesion and processes in the chain and contribute more effectively to the shipbuilding process yourself.

For and by whom

Participants are not expected to have a technical background, but some technical topics will be discussed and explained in an understandable way. Trainer Arnold de Bruijn will take care of the execution.


This training was assessed by participants in 2021 with an average grade of 8.1.

Training dates

July 5th & 6th 2023

Training duration

Two days

Training times

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


NMT Rotterdam office or other location in the Rotterdam region


Members NMT: €1.075,-
Non-members: €1.350,-

All prices are exclusive of 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 51 000.

More information

For more information, please contact Jeannette Lucas-Colijn, Training Manager at NMT via T 088 44 51 043 or E academy@maritimetechnology.nl.

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