General Naval Architecture

General Naval Architecture

We provide consultancy and technical support throughout the design, construction and lifecycle phases of a vessel.

We maintain a strong focus on customised solutions for RoRo and RoPax vessels, special purpose vessels such as turbine installationships, naval vessels and offshore structures. We also provide a steady stream of designs and technical support for container vessels, tankers, yachts and most other types of ships.

Our capabilities include all the disciplines of naval architecture and marine engineering:


Our expertise encompasses the whole range of design activities:

  • Creative and innovative Concept Design
  • Optimised Basic Design based on regulatory and client requirements
  • Integration and coordination of Detail Design

We offer independent support and advice to owners and shipyards in key areas such as:

  • Shipyard assessment
  • Planning and cost evaluation
  • Supplier evaluation and selection
  • Design, specification and contract review
  • Contract negotiations
  • Purchasing and procurement support

We have experience and resources to provide on-going support throughout the construction and delivery phase including:

  • Plan approval
  • Project and contract management
  • Site supervision and inspection as owner's representative
  • Site supervision and technical support on behalf of the shipyard
  • Sea trials and delivery

We have previously arranged site teams in China, Finland, France, Germany, Poland, Greece, Italy, Indonesia, Japan, Norway, Singapore, USA, Australia and also in Denmark.

Life cycle

Throughout the life span of a vessel it may become necessary to review its technical, operational or commercial performance. We have substantial experience with:

  • Feasibility studies
  • Energy Optimisation
  • Conversions
  • Upgrades
  • Modifications
  • Life Extensions
  • Application and implementation of new rules and regulations


 General Naval Architecture