Naval architecture and marine engineering

We have a dedicated team of highly experienced, accredited naval architects who can assist with your design and analysis needs. Utilising state of the art technology and recognised software tools, our team work to expertly consider complex architectural questions, to provide clients with the most effective and efficient solution. We strive to deliver cost effective, yet innovative work, that’s places the client’s needs at the heart of all that we do – this includes sharing best practice and knowledge with you.

Our areas of specialism and expertise range across the following areas:

  • New-build design
  • Ship & barge conversion
  • Stability assessment (damaged & intact) Conversion services – including preparation of conversion programmes
  • Grounding analysis
  • Specialist, heavy lift vessel and barge modifications
  • Deck/hatch/link-span design & analysis
  • Marine systems engineering 
  • Class & flag approval assistance

Whilst based in Aberdeen, we have extensive international experience, having delivered projects on every continent. This enables us to advise clients in the application of various international regulations including SOLAS, MARPOL, MODU Code, SPS Code, etc.

Detailed design ad structural analysis

Through the utilisation of the latest techniques , we work to evaluate structural designs with due regard to client requirements, the relevant codes, production costs, safety and timeframe.

Hydrodynamic and mooring analysis

Our experienced team of naval architects and engineers utilise industry standard software to provide the analysis and verification required in support of various offshore and subsea activity.

Vessel support and servicing

Many modern OCVs are ‘Multi-Purpose’ vessels, which means that they have a large crane(s), a moon pool, possibly an ROV, all combined with a very large clear deck. Our team are on hand to offer support across a range of services relating to vessels.

Case studies

Find out more about the range of services we offer through detailed case studies, featuring a variety of our clients, across the globe.