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Structural analysis

Our structural team has the experience and knowledge to undertake a full spectrum of structural design, analysis, drafting and fabrication.  Combining our long history of practical operational and fabrication experience with the latest structural analysis and design techniques we can provide a turnkey service fitting all client requirements.

Structural Capabilities

  • First principle calculations, framework analysis, and finite element analysis
  • Design to class: DNVGL, ABS and LR
  • Design codes: Eurocode 3, AISC, BS, ISO, NORSOK
  • Global and local analysis covering strength, fatigue, modal, and accidental cases
  • Full drawing packages: 3D models, package, and fabrication drawings
  • Full build of structures

Software used:

  • Strand7, Orcaflex, RSTAB and Mathcad
  • AutoCAD, Tekla Structures and Rhino 3D

Our team provide engineering expertise throughout the design process from feasibility studies and concept development to full detailed design:

  • Vessel and platform modifications including management of class approval
  • Shipyard support structures: lifting & turning, stools and jigs
  • Linkspans and other port equipment
  • Equipment skids and modules
  • Sea fastening and vessel deck strength assessments
  • Full transportation and lifting analysis
  • Mechanical handling systems

Contract Records


To provide a range of engineering support solutions ahead of the conversion work on board the Acergy Polar Queen


To provide a range of engineering support solutions ahead of the upgrade work to the offshore construction vessel, “Acergy Eagle.”


Contracted by All Seas for the design and analysis for a novel crane and Trolley mechanism to go on board the Pieter Schelte.


To build a model of the aft section of a seismic research vessel that was being upgraded.


To undertake detailed structural analysis and design for C Power ‘s SeaRAY autonomous offshore power system.

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