Naval ship design is delivered for world-leading defence and commercial clients by our Marine and Naval Architecture consultants based in Scotland, UK.

How we can help

Our naval architecture consultancy and defence work supports prime contractors for the Ministry of Defence (MOD). We currently have teams working on the Dreadnaught submarine programme, the Type 26 new-build and the Type 45 repowering programme.

Morson Projects are members of the steering group for the Naval Design Partnering Team.

We deliver a wide range of marine engineering solutions and services to marine clients around the world. We maintain close working links with specialist companies in areas such as hull flow CFD analysis and special service craft design such as dredgers and fishing boats.

Our experience and expertise

Our marine team draws on many years of experience in both defence and commercial naval ship design. The team is headed up by David Gray C.Eng MRINA who leads the division with more than 29 years’ professional experience. David trained at Lloyds Register and has worked for businesses such as Babcock, BAE Systems and Rolls Royce.

Our services include:

  • Concept, preliminary and final design for:

Passenger vessels
Vehicle ferries
Under 24m craft (RIBS, workboats etc)
Large yachts
A variety of ships and other special purpose vessels

  • Hull form fairing and development
  • Powering and propulsion optimisation studies
  • Structural design and analysis to class or ISO standards
  • Stability analysis and production of class approved stability books for:

Offshore vessels
Passenger ships
Under 24m craft
Wave energy and other renewable energy devices
Crane barges

  • Liaison with class and government bodies (MCA, USCG, Transport Canada)
  • Designing class approved modifications for existing vessels

Find out more

Find out more about our marine and naval ship design capability below or call our experts on 0161 707 1516 or email us here.