Vectis Marine Design
Independent Marine Design Consultancy
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Cumbria County Council selects Vectis for new Electric Ferry

Vectis has been selected by Cumbria County Council as consultants for the procurement of a new electrically powered car ferry for Lake Windermere. July 2021.


Tel: +44 (0) 1489 807 272

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