Projects & News:

Our major project over the last few months has been the provision of technical support for the conversion of a 50m landing craft into an inter-island passenger ferry. The works undertaken included extensive structural design and drawings in addition to intact and damage stability analyses and production of the final stability booklet.

View of Hong Kong taken from the recently surveyed container ship

Another project recently undertaken was the design and drawings of sea-fastenings for a drill sampling rig and tower which was retrofitted to an offshore supply vessel. This included very close liaison with Class in order to meet a very tight installation schedule.

Other recent projects include:

 Inclining  Experiment and new stability booklet for a hopper dredger;

 Computer verification of heeling test performance for a 4.8m inland waterways ferry boat to ISO 12217;

 Strength calculations for barge towing points;

 Stability analysis for a 99m Seismic survey ship;

 Lightship check on a 130m freight ferry;

Previous projects include this beautiful, 1930's motor yacht, which was a veteran of the Dunkirk evacuations. CMD Group were asked to undertake surveys, an inclining experiment and stability calculations for planned refurbishments. You can see more pictures and read the full, fascinating story of this vessel, and the other Dunkirk Little Ships, by following the ADLS link on our links page.

1930's Dunkirk Veteran, Llanthony, pictured after her inclining experiment in Cartagena


Finally, previously completed projects include:

 As Fitted drawings for a major diving support vessel conversion;

 Advice and calculations for dry docking and water ballast exchange;

 Probabilistic damage stability calculations for a 120m survey vessel;

 Detail design, production information and unit lift calculations for a new accommodation unit;

 Design of a double-skin arrangement on a 5000t oil tanker;

 Design verification services for a sailing yacht folding keel;

Inclining Experiment conducted on a Seismic Survey Vessel

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