We create designs for newbuilding, conversion and repair projects. Our main specialism is ice-classified vessel design and winter navigation know-how. We are globally recognized for our conceptual design expertise, forged over decades of experience. Our full knowledge is at your disposal!


We have long experience working with ship owners, shipyards and other design companies worldwide.


Our expertise is based on both theory and practice, on research, and on first-hand experience. We are constantly involved in different kinds of research and development projects. Some of our ice-technology innovations, such as the patented multi-purpose icebreaker concept and the removable icebreaking bow system, have redefined the entire sector. We have also developed patented solutions for oil recovery.

Our designs are developed with a heavy focus on safety, cost efficiency, fuel economy and environmental factors. We are also pollution-control vessel specialists – our expertise in this sector is unique.


• Conceptual design
• Basic design
• Detailed design
• Shipbuilding consultancy
• Conversion design
• Repair design
• Site supervision
• Inspection of documents
• Model tests (ice and open water)
• Full scale trials (ice and open water)
• Ship winterization
• 3D visualizations & animations

Ship Design in Theory and Practice