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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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Thornycroft & Giles, UK

Designing structural foundations for cranes being used on a barge. The foundations were to be integrated into the main structure without creating any additional weight or losing space envelopes. The cranes being very heavy duty required significant stiffness to transfer … Continue reading

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Thornycroft Maritime & Associates Pty Ltd., Australia

Having won a successful order for several 51m Patrol Boats, TMA employed Ad Hoc Marine Designs Ltd. to design the light weight steel structure of this high-speed patrol vessel for Indian Customs. Also advising on many smaller special projects including … Continue reading

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Wind Farm Service Boats

We have been using our extensive knowledge and experience to design many different types of Wind Farm boats. The concepts are all unique, and draw upon our experience with a large variety of designs and working practical solutions. Additionally, Ad … Continue reading

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K&W Trans, Holland

              Designing a unique fast multicat multipurpose vessel. This is a 38m catamaran for operation in the North Sea. Further details regarding the vessels operation can be found on K&W Trans, Holland.  The General … Continue reading

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FBM Babcock Marine, UK

Working with their ex-colleagues at FBM, to design an extendable walking platform, or Brow, for transfer of crew/personnel between a vessel and a Wind Tower for maintenance. The Brow required design from first principles as well as a safety case … Continue reading

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MEF Babcock, UK

Designed modular floating pontoons for the Royal Marines base for berthing 30m landing craft in an exposed location. The pontoons had to take into account the extreme movements between each pontoon and the loads imposed by each to its adjunct … Continue reading

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