Vectis Marine Design
Independent Marine Design Consultancy
Call : +44 (0) 1489 807 270


Vectis supports Safehaven Marine with XSV20 development

Vectis has a long standing relationship with Safehaven Marine, the Cork, Ireland-based designer and builder of pilot boats, workboats and military vessels. In recent months this has included Vectis supporting Safehaven's development of the innovative XSV20 hybrid craft of which two have now been delivered.


Tel: +44 (0) 1489 807 270

Structural Design and Analysis

We have a strong in-house structural design and analysis capability for ship and small craft structures in GRP, Advanced Composites, Aluminium and Steel, including Finite Element Analysis (FEA). 

This includes the design of the global structure and also local structures for lifting and tie-down points and equipment foundations. Global structure is typically to Classification Society or ISO requirements, and local structures to Class, SOLAS, STANAG or other standards.

Our capability includes;

  • Global Structural Design
  • Local Structural design
  • Structural Analysis and Optimisation
  • Aluminium and Steel Build Kits
  • Damage investigation and analysis