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Technical University Hamburg

Tour the Maritime Laboratories at Technical University Hamburg

An exceptional opportunity to visit the maritime laboratories at the Technical University Hamburg. The tour will start at 9:00 am at CCH and take you via public transportation (at own expense) to the University campus in Hamburg. Once on campus you will have the opportunity to visit the many facilities including:

  • Europe's largest wind tunnel for ship model testing
  • The Strength laboratory
  • Large scale, fatigue and ice-structure-interaction testing capabilities
  • The complex single cylinder engine test stand for fuels and additives

The group will be split into smaller groups to allow for greater interaction with the scientific staff. The tour will conclude with lunch (at own expense, cash only) at the University cafeteria around 1 pm. Participants will then make their own way back to their hotel.

Fee: No charge
Date: Friday, June 10, 2022
Schedule: Depart at 9:00am from the CCH, tour concludes with lunch (at own expense, cash only) at 1pm at the University cafeteria, return to hotel on own
Capacity: 60 people maximum


Tour of the Hamburg Ship Model Basin (HSVA)

HSVA is providing a unique opportunity to OMAE 2022 participants to view its facilities, which are usually open only to its customers.

For a century, the private and independent Hamburg Ship Model Basin (HSVA) has been at the forefront of hydrodynamic research. Today, HSVA is a service and consulting company for customers from the maritime industry worldwide. HSVA offers advanced technologies and modern test facilities. Our engineers and scientists develop a detailed understanding of the intricate questions related to ship and offshore hydrodynamics, propeller and ship design in calm water, waves and ice.

During the tour, you will view live demonstrations of the main facilities and learn about the capabilities of smaller tanks and tunnels. In small groups, you can experience different measurement techniques and view the special equipment used at HSVA. Refreshments will be provided.

Fee: €80 plus VAT
Date: Friday, June 10, 2022
Schedule: Depart at 9:30am from the CCH, depart from HSVA at 1pm, arrive at CCH at approximately 1:30pm
Capacity: 56 people maximum