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


Vectis wins 3 years contract to support ferries in Northern Ireland

In June 2019, Vectis was awarded a 3 year contract by the Department for Infrastructure, Northern Ireland to provide technical support to government-owned ferries in the province. The ferries include vehicle and passenger ferries and the award follows support provided to the DfI by Vectis over several years via the previous contract holder.


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