Maritime Engineering

Marine operations

Overall, software plays a vital role in maritime engineering and marine operations, enabling engineers and designers to innovate, optimize, and develop cutting-edge solutions for the maritime industry. Saltwater utilizes advanced software tools to address complex challenges and develop solutions for the complexities involved in ship design, construction and operation. In consultation with the client, a decision can be made regarding the preferred software choice.


The software packages contain solutions for finite element methods, construction drawing, fabrication, 3D modeling, 3D routing, stability calculations, mooring analyses, naval architecture, DP calculations, fluid flow analysis, resistance and propulsion calculations.


The following list contains all the software packages mastered by Saltwater:

  • AutoCAD / BricsCAD
  • Inventor
  • Cadworx
  • ShipConstructor
  • Orcaflex
  • Optimoor
  • NAPA
  • Herbert-ABS
  • Octopus
  • DP-Cap
  • Q-Desp
  • Fluidflow
  • Rhino

Our track record


Mooring analysis

Saltwater was contracted to assist with the verification of the mooring lay-out for several vessels.

Inclining test & Stability Booklet

Saltwater delivered the stability booklet of the IJveer 66, completing the 60-serie

Stability works

Saltwater carried out design and stability calculations for the various stages of design of the Floater.

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Our field of expertise

System Integrations

Saltwater excels in system integrations for vessels and units, focusing on design, assembly, and implementation. Our expertise covers a diverse array of projects, including steering arrangements, propulsion setups, switchboards, HVAC systems, ballast water treatment systems, cooling water systems, stabilizers, and more.

What sets us apart?

  • Strong partnerships with subcontractors and industry partners ensuring seamless project execution
  • The design process is shaped through collaborative input from end-users
  • Our standard design flow typically transitions from large to small diameters.
  • We work exclusively with industry-standard software.
  • Final deliverables conform industry standard