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New Biliding, Conversion & Refit Design Services

New Building, Conversion & Refit Design Services

Services over the entire ship lifecycle from new building, through conversions, upgrades and refits to final disposal

SeaTec provide both discrete packages of work and integrated turnkey design solutions to worldwide marine and offshore industries, tailored to suit the needs of the client.

We provide a comprehensive naval architecture and marine engineering service over the entire ship lifecycle from new building, through conversions, upgrades and refits to final disposal. 

Projects range from complete vessel design, preparation of class approval drawing packages,  through to the preparation of complete detailed production engineering solutions for shipyards.

Newbuilding design services include:-

  • Feasibility studies,
  • Concept designs,
  • Class approval drawing packages,
  • Production design and drawing packages;
  • Hydrodynamic design, intact and damage stability analysis, reporting and documentation
  • Marine system design and specifications
  • Structural design, modelling, analysis & advice;
  • Shipyard plan approval
  • Shipyard supervision
  • Structural inspection and monitoring;
  • Ship inspections
  • Shipyard audits

Conversion design services include:-

  • Feasibility and concept design
  • Ship Surveys including 3D Laser Scanning
  • Class approval drawing packages,
  • Production design and drawing packages;
  • Marine system design and specifications
  • Structural design, modelling, analysis & advice;
  • Hydrodynamic design, intact and damage stability analysis

We provide an extensive in-service support capability including continuous assessment of vessel systems, strength and stability, the assessment of the impact of new legislation on new and existing tonnage and troubleshooting services.  Upgrade design services to meet the latest requirements of IMO, include:-

  • Installation of NOx and SOx scrubbers
  • Installation of Ballast Water Treatment Plants

Energy efficiency studies and associated equipment upgrades and modifications.

We have a cost effective, pragmatic approach to service provision using a blend of diverse technical skills and in-depth experience covering a broad range of capability.  Services are undertaken by dedicated project teams including project managers, marine, mechanical, electrical and control systems engineers, naval architects, design engineers and master mariners with command experience and a strong background in safety, security and training. The combined practical and technical expertise covers a broad spectrum of marine cargo industry, oil and gas industry and marine leisure industry.

Our worldwide client list includes owners and operators, cargo interests, insurance and legal firms, ship yards, banks and ship financiers, and government agencies.

Modern software and hardware enables us to undertake multiple analyses tools within an acceptable time frame. We have a comprehensive suite of measurement, design and analysis tools, including:

  • “Strand 7” FEA software
  • “Napa” software for ship design & analysis
  • “Hecsalv” software for strength and stability analysis
  • “ShipMo” software for ship motions analysis
  • 2D / 3D design and modelling tools, including AutoCAD, Autoplant 3D, Navisworks and Inventor
  • 3D Laser Scanning software and equipment


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