Vessel Design

Designing and building a vessel is a complex task that needs to take the requirements of the client,
usage of the vessel, classification and equipment into account.

Vessel Design

Saltwater Engineering is able to provide a complete solution, from structural engineering to finite elements analysis and from wave load to intact and damage stability analysis. An efficient building principle and the specific client /operator wishes are always on the foreground of every design.

vesseldesign_osv8016Typically the design of a new vessel starts out with a vessel operator expressing their ideas to us with a certain operational aspect in mind. Once the initial specifications and requirements have been laid out our team of engineers starts generating a specific design that meets the specifications. Often this is an iterative process to make everything “fit” into the design while still maintaining technical criteria such as vessel stability, speed and range.

The end result is a detailed General Arrangement that is supported by various calculation reports and detailed in house generated 3D renderings. The renderings are a vital part since they make the design more tangible to all involved parties, especially when a new design is presented to possible charterers. Also in our industry a picture often says more than a thousand words.

We provide:

  • Structural calculations
  • 2d/3d engineering/drafting
  • 3d visualisation/ships model design
  • Finite elements analysis
  • Wave load analysis
  • Design and development of new builds
  • FMEA
  • Feasibility studies
  • Tender support
  • System diagrams
  • Product data (Nesting)
  • Build specifications
  • Seakeeping/RAO analysis
  • Hull form development
  • Power/resistance
  • Intact- and damage
  • Stability ship manuals (SOPEP, SMPEP, CSM, BWMP, P&A, ETB, etc.)
Are you facing a naval engineering challenge?