Marine Design & Naval Architecture

  • Conceptual design
  • Full product design, from general arrangement & hull form through to vessel on the water.
  • Production design and vessel kitting (CNC kit: Steel, Aluminium, Composite Core)
  • Structural design: global scantling design and local support structures.
  • Stability assessment and analysis – Intact & Damage.
  • Feasibility studies – Assessment of propulsion, cargo arrangements, speed & performance.
  • Failure Mode Effect Analysis reports for ships and onboard systems
  • Stability Booklets
  • Class liaison and consultant, provide support on class requirements and provide gap analysis.
  • Flag State liaison and consultant, provide support on flag requirements and provide gap analysis.
  • 3D Modelling & Renders
  • Drafting & Drafting support
  • Lightship surveys & Inclination tests.

Vessel Build Services

  • Contract Management – handle vessel build contract on behalf of ship owner or shipyard.
  • Build Management – bringing together teams of skilled yards, builders and managers to deliver bespoke projects.
  • Vessel Cost Prediction – on behalf of ship owner or shipyard
  • Project Management – act as project manager for ship owner or shipyard for a specific project.
  • Vessel build schedule planning and cost forecasting.
  • Refit and Repair feasibility studies and builder scope of works.

Ship Surveying

Authorised by MECAL Ltd, Chartwell Marine have staff trained and authorised to carry out marine surveying on behalf of MECAL, a UK registered certifying authority. MECAL has authority by the UK flag state & other flag states to carry out the survey and certification of commercial vessels up to 150GT.

MECAL Services Include

  • MCA & Ensign Flag Code certification
  • Jersey Fishing Vessel Certification
  • IMCA Inspections for offshore workboats up to 50M & 500GT
  • Design assessment
  • New Build & Refit Supervision
  • Inland Navigation (FFP)
  • Damage & Modification Surveys
  • Pre Purchase Surveys
  • Insurance Surveys