Monthly Archives: August 2012

60m Floating Dry Dock

Ad Hoc Marine Designs has designed a floating dry dock. The dry dock is unique in that it is a multipurpose dock. The principal design of the dock is to accommodate a vessel with a maximum displacement of 600 tonnes … Continue reading

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15m SWATH Workboat

Ad Hoc Marine Designs have used their expert knowledge in swath design to create possibly the world’s smallest SWATH workboat. This 15m Workboat SWATH is for an Asian client where seakeeping is a high priority. Workboats are often at sea … Continue reading

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19.5m SWATH Windfarm Vessel Hull form for C.Truk

Ad Hoc Marine Designs was awarded a contracted by C.Truk a UK Windfarm Builder/Operator to supply a SWATH hull design that provides speed with seakeeping. A SWATH is an ideal platform for use in the Windfarm industry especially in the tier 2 & 3 farms … Continue reading

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16m Windfarm Service Catamaran for C.Truk, UK

Ad Hoc Marine Designs created many concepts before arriving at a solution for C.Truk. This 16m Windfarm catamaran had the design brief of being, light, fast and able to carry high loads, as well as the usual turbine duties. The … Continue reading

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Rederij Doeksen, Holland

Ad Hoc Marine Designs were contracted to investigate the feasibility of stretching 2 existing vessels in their fleet by approximately 10 frames. One being a 45m and the other a 60m RoPax vessel. The investigations focused upon the “will it … Continue reading

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Rederij Doeksen, Holland

Having purchased an ex-FBM vessel, Rederij Doeksen approached Ad Hoc Marine Designs, the original designers, of their 50m catamaran. Providing advice on performance between the original Paxman to MTU engines, altering the engine beds to suit the new arrangement, all … Continue reading

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Lockheed Martin, USA & FBMA Inc, Philippines

Acting as the chief designer and providing full design technical support during the construction of the SLICE®. Having previously assisted in the design of LM’s SLICE at FBM Babcock, Nigel Warren, acted as Chief Designer and, John Kecsmar senior naval … Continue reading

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TT Boat Designs, UK

Advising on the detailed structural design of aluminium structures for their very successful range of vessels. This included FEA analysis and detailed reviews of structural joints etc of various catamarans all with varying roles. The FEA reports were for Class … Continue reading

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South Boats, UK

Undertaking sea trials of several of their windfarm catamarans. Advising on performance issues, undertaking model tests of two different hull forms, comparing regulatory issues between HSC, EU and Workboat Code, undertaking structural designs.

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Clyde Marine Services, UK

Ad Hoc Marine Designs provided tank testing resistance and powering data of a 24m Passenger catamaran called Clyde Clipper. “..the speed on her sea trials was exactly as predicted with your testing and computer analysis….” Hamish Munro Subsequently similar tank … Continue reading

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