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Industry Tours

The Delft University of Technology is one of the most renowned technical universities in Europe. 8 faculties offer 16 bachelor's and more than 30 master's programs. It hosts more than 25,000 students and 6,000 employees who share a fascination for science, design and technology with the mission of having an impact for a better society.

The visit will provide an opportunity to visit some of the experimental setups of the Propulsion and Power group at Aerospace Engineering and those of the Gas Turbines group at Mechanical Engineering.

Location: Aerospace Engineering Building, Kluyverweg 1, 2629 HS Delft
Transportation: Bus (attendees to be picked up at the Ahoy in the taxi cab area)
Registration: Deadline is June 15. Registration is now closed for this tour.  
Meals: Coffee break between lab visits

Maasvlakte Power Station is a coal- and biomass-fired power station in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, owned and operated by Uniper. In the Netherlands, Uniper produces electricity, heat, and steam. Our assets play an important role in ensuring that the country has a reliable supply of energy throughout the energy transition. We intend for our power business in Europe to be carbon neutral by 2035.

Location: Uniper Facility, 3199 LD Maasvlakte Rotterdam, Netherlands
Capacity: 25
Transportation: Bus, located outside the main Ahoy entrance in taxi line
Registration: (In the contact field please use Anita Thakoerdin's name and email:
Meals: Lunch will be provided


  • 12.00 pm Departure at Ahoy Rotterdam
  • 12.45-13.30 pm Arrival Maasvlakte/Welcome speech + lunch + presentation 
  • 13.30-14.45 pm Group 1 presentations in room Spiegelzaal - Group 2 site tour by bus and in Maasvlakte Power Plant 3 (MPP3)
  • 14.45-16.00 pm Group 1 site tour - Group 2 presentations in room Spiegelzaal
  • 16.00 pm Departure from Maasvlakte to Ahoy Rotterdam

Security Entrance Requirements: To accelerate the procedure at the security office, every visitor is requested to register him/herself for the facility tour one week in advance of arrival via the internet. It is required that each registrant watch the safety video and take the test online. Once you have completed the required video and safety quiz you will be provided a certificate. Please have the certificate digital available to gain access to the facility upon arrival.

Upon arrival all visitors must report to the Security office of Maasvlakte at the Coloradoweg 10, 3199 LA Maasvlakte Rotterdam (port number 8210) and show a valid passport or ID-card along with the certificate received upon completion of the required video and test. Please note that a driving license is not accepted as identity document.

We are a market-leading airline-MRO (Maintenance Repair Overhaul), providing high-quality, adaptive and competitive quality MRO solutions for engines, and ensuring the best possible maintenance for greater aircraft availability.

We overhaul the engines used in our own fleet alongside those of customers at leading-edge shops in Paris and Amsterdam. We are continually investing in our infrastructure to make sure it stays at the technological forefront.

Ranging from disassembly to repair and reassembly followed by validation tests, etc., the various stages in engine overhaul are carried out by our experts according to proven processes.

The visit will provide an opportunity to visit our KLM Engine Shop.

Ride 2 (30 persons)
• 13:30 departure from Ahoy to KLM Engine Services Schiphol East.
• 15:30 departure from KLM Engine Services to Ahoy.
• Register here.  Deadline June 13.