Engineering services
3D capabilities



With over 10 years of experience dbTrade Maritime Consultancy & Services are experts in the maritime and dredging industries.


We offer fit for purpose solutions, designed to meet your technical and operational requirements, within your budget or decreasing your current cost levels.


Site visits and assessments, procurement assistance and assistance during the project phase can be part of our services.


We will gladly help designing your next vessel or equipment using all our experience and knowledge of our partners. Please contact us for more information.

Concept design services

To come from a feasibility study to a concept and basic design the following support services are available:


•  Functional specifications defining your product

•  Tender documents

•  Arrangements

•  Procurement specifications

Basic and detail engineering

The next step in the project before starting the construction work is creating the basic and detailed engineering files. We can support the full range of engineering work including:


•  FEM analysis

•  CFD analysis

•  System diagrams

•  Load balances

•  3D modelling of hull structures

•  3D piping modeling

•  3D cable ways and ventilation modeling

•  3D modeling of machinery assembles

•  Engine room arrangements

•  Workshop drawings and part lists

•  Plate and profile nesting

•  Isometric piping sketches


From hull design, outfitting and ventilation to cable routing, our engineers can work direct in the 3D model and have experience with all main CAD programs.

Dredging consultancy

We offer fit for purpose solutions to optimize our customers dredging installations and equipment. Our services for dredging applications include but are not limited to:


•  Feasibility studies

•  Equipment selection

•  Concept design

•  Life cycle support

Environmental consultancy

With the challenging increasing need to protect our environment many new technologies are introduced in the maritime industry. This new technologies can have a big impact on your costs and operational procedures. To help manage you these challenges we can provide services for:


•  Ballast water management

•  Emission control

•  Liquefied natural gas solutions


dbTrade Maritime Consultancy & Services is based in the Rotterdam area, the biggest port of Europe.


Our contact details are as follows:


dbTrade Maritime Consultancy & Services

Rotterdam Building - Aert van Nessstraat 45

3012 CA Rotterdam

The Netherlands


Email: info@dbtrade.nl