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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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EuroShip Services, Holland

Designing a 24m WindFarm catamaran. This vessel is to support the new Windfarms being erected in the North Sea. The vessel is 26.35m overall on a waterline length of 22.73m. The hull form is of catamaran configuration with special emphasis … Continue reading

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Babcock – Marine & Technology Division, UK

Providing structural analysis and solutions of various projects. Detailed structural analysis and calculations as well as writing reports and findings of FEA studies all for Class approval have been supplied.

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Other Miscellaneous Work

Designing a heavy lift frame work structure for transporting a large 50m Catamaran from the US to Hong Kong via a lift ship. Having advised and designed the cradle for lifting, onsite support during construction of the cradle to ensure … Continue reading

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Palmer Johnson Yachts, USA

Designing a lifting arrangement and frame work for a superstructure of a large motor yacht. The superstructure being fabricated from very thin plate and being a wide long structure required careful planning in the lifting and designing of the lifting … Continue reading

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