Tarik Ben Ziyad

Tarik Ben Ziyad
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Country of deliveryThe Netherlands
Delivery year2010
Length105.10 m
Name vesselTarik Ben Ziyad
OwnerRoyal Moroccan Navy
ShipyardDamen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding
SubsidiaryH&H Headquarters
Vessel typeFrigate

HVAC | SIGMA Frigate 10513

Tarik Ben Ziyad is a SIGMA-class frigate of 105 meters in length; it was built by Damen Schelde Naval shipbuilding for the Royal Moroccan Navy in 2010. It is designed to conduct the traditional naval tasks as well as maritime security operations.


  • Technical challenges (among others)
  • Shock, vibration and EMC requirements
  • Vulnerability requirements for certain systems
  • Space constraints for the routing of spiro pipes systems, ducts and pipes
  • Cooling of equipment for combat purposes
  • Hangar ventilation
  • Engineering a Citadel arrangement to keep the vessel safe from nuclear, biological and chemical attacks, if required in the near future (system not installed)
  • Every document and drawing needed to be produced in the French language

Heinen & Hopman was responsible for the engineering, supply, installation and commissioning of the whole HVAC system, PCP systems and the NBC Filtration onboard.

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