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  • 8m Sports Fishing Vessel

    This Naval Architecture and Marine Solutions custom designed Sports Fisherman includes a large fuel capacity and sea keeping ability to venture offshore. The vessel is trailerable during daylight hours, and these features plus many more open up endless opportunities for the avid fisherman.

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  • 11m Sports Cruiser

    With an overall length of 11.5 metres and a beam of 3.5m, this custom Naval Architecture and Marine Solutions Sports Cruiser can be trailered during daylight hours. Combine this with a good tow vehicle and endless fishing and boating opportunities become available. Even better there is no need for a marina berth as the boat can be stored out of the water.

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  • NMS 7.85m Custom Walkaround

    7.85m ASV Walkaround

    This Naval Architecture and Marine Solutions design incorporates our Advanced Stability hull form. Designed as a trailer boat that is offshore capable, the arrangement has been developed with the serious fisherman in mind.

  • NMS 22m Passenger Catamaran

    Economical Passenger Catamaran Ferry

    With an overall length of 22 metres and a beam of 7.37m, this custom Naval Architecture and Marine Solutions Passenger Catamaran Ferry was designed to meet the clients’ requirement for a modest build budget. The Ferry is designed for short distance commutes; at speeds of 10 knots. It can carry 158 passengers.

  • NMS Search and Rescue Vessel

    7.9m Sea Rescue Vessel

    Naval Architecture and Marine Solutions 7.9m base model rescue vessel design can be customised to meet the operational requirements of sea search and rescue organisations.

  • NMS Fire and Safety Plans Safety Management Plan

    Fire and Safety Plans

    Naval Architecture and Marines Solutions can prepare or update Fire and Safety Plans as well as Evacuation plans. These plans are prepared to the standard required by the relevant flag state or classification society. NMS are also experienced in the preparation of Safety Management Plans.

  • NMS ASV 400 Advanced Stability Vessel

    ASV - Advanced Stability Vessel

    Designed by NMS to be a highly manoeuvrable, high stability, small commercial vessel. The 25 degree deadrise angle and exceptional stability make the vessel both coastal and offshore capable.

  • NMS Class 2C Research vessel

    11.9m Research Vessel

    Designed by NMS as a multipurpose marine science research vessel. The vessel is designed in aluminium to meet Australian NSCV Code Class 2C. The vessel is fitted with certified lifting eyes, to enable the vessel be craned to the water. With a large cockpit and generous beam, the design lends itself well to use as a workboat / dive boat with few modifications.

  • NMS Offshore Design and Certification

    Offshore Solutions

    NMS are regularly commissioned to develop the necessary design calculations and drawings to deploy davits, winches, A-Frames and other offshore equipment. In addition we can review the final installation to verify that it has been completed in accordance with the design and calculations, and to deal with any issues that may arise during installation.

  • NMS 9m Rescue Catamaran

    9m Rescue Vessel

    This search and rescue vessel has been based on our adaptable Z-bow catamaran platform. Specifically designed to provide efficient operations and high stability these vessels can be readily customized to suit a number of roles.

  • NMS Vessel Conversions

    Vessel Conversions

    NMS have extensive experience in modifying existing vessels. Whether it be re-powers, changes to arrangements and accommodation or full scale conversions, NMS has the experience and expertise to make the project a success.

  • 20m Tug

    This 20m tug was designed by Naval Architecture and Marine Solutions to Bureau of Veritas classification society. Its operational capabilities include towing, escorting and ship assist work.

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  • NMS Vessel docking

    Vessel Docking

    NMS can assist in the lead up to vessel dockings. Our naval architects have consulted on the structure and water tight integrity of vessels prior to the docking. We can also survey the blocks to confirm they are in accordance with the docking plan.

  • Structural Assessment

    Naval Architecture and Marine Solutions were asked to review the structural capacity of a series of existing load out stools.

    The scope of the project included producing a structural report applying the requirements of the relevant Australian Standard.

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  • Casing Transport Frame

    Naval Architecture and Marine Solutions designed a Custom Transport Frame to load four metre diameter polyethylene pipeline casings onto a semi-trailer.

    Engineering Capabilities

Welcome to Naval Architecture and Marine Solutions

Naval Architecture and Marine Solutions ( NMS) are based in Cockburn Central, Western Australia are naval architecture and marine engineering design consultants providing services and designs Australia wide, and also in Asia, New Zealand and Europe.

Our expertise and over 21 years of experience in the marine industry allows us to work with clients to develop the best possible outcome for each project.

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  • NMS Brochure now available online
    Our product brochure is now available online. Follow the link to review some of our vessel designs and some of the other naval architecture and engineering services we offer. Naval Architecture and Marine Solutions NMS – Brochure 2016 Please give us a call or send an email […]...
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  • Portofino into AMSA 3A
    It took just on 12 months from concept to completion, but in January this year Farwest Scallops successfully placed the 24.8m trawler Portofino into 3A survey. She is currently in transit to a South Pacific fishery. Naval Architecture and Marine solutions (NMS) were involved with the project […]...
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  • 18m Catamaran Ferry
    This 18m catamaran ferry was designed by Naval Architecture and Marine Solutions to RINA classification. Designed as a commuter ferry in aluminium, the vessel will comfortably cruise at 20+ knots and carry 55 passengers in air conditioned comfort. The aft deck has additional storage for bicycles. A […]...
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Our Services

The team at Naval Architecture and Marine Solutions is committed to providing independent cost effective solutions, with a broad range of options and recommendations. This is complemented by our commitment to giving you the best possible customer service at all times, security of documentation, and the maintenance of professional standards.

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Custom Vessel Design
NMS has extensive experience is designing custom commercial and recreational vessels to both local and international survey standards. We can design your next vessel in aluminium, steel or FRP.

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Vessel Modifications

Talking to us before making alterations or vessel modifications can ensure that you receive the correct advice. We will work with you, to ensure that your vessel remains safe, operable and meets your expectations.

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Contract Management

We can work with clients, stakeholders, principal contractors and suppliers on and off site to manage your project, including new vessel builds, floating facilities and retrofit of vessels.

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Risk Assessments

Our specialist personnel can facilitate, review and prepare your Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plan.

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Mooring Services

We offer a detailed mooring design service and analysis, ensuring your mooring system is fit for purpose, and is appropriate to the operational and environmental conditions of your vessel or floating facility.

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Tender Services

Drafting tender documents is much easier if you are clear about what you need. Talking to someone who has the technical knowledge related to the contract scope can help you understand the process and avoid pitfalls, such as delays or the requirements to repeat the tender.

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Engineering Services

Our degree qualified engineers are experienced in a wide range of structural services, including:

  • Structural Design & Analysis
  • Structural Detailing
  • Structural Calculations
  • 3D Structural Modelling
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Stability Analysis

Our extensive knowledge and understanding of stability analysis, means Naval Architecture and Marine Solutions can plan, conduct and analyse the results of your inclining experiment.

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We offer an after hour services for jobs that require immediate attention.
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Naval Architecture & Marine Solutions

Unit 4, 14 Merino Entrance

Cockburn Central WA

P + 61 8 9417 9421


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Naval Architecture and Marine Solutions and its team strive to stay at the forefront of the industries in which we work. In addition to ongoing professional training and development, we are members of a number of organisations. These include:

Board of Professional Engineers Queensland (RPEQ)

RPEQ No.: 14112

Boating Industry Association (BIA) WA

Member No.: 210

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National Professional Engineer (NPER)

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Shaun Ritson is a chartered engineer with Engineers Australia.

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