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Marine Engineering & Design

JMS Naval Architects is a marine architecture company with a unique combination of high-end analytical engineering expertise and practical deck plate experience. JMS delivers innovative and cost-effective solutions to complex marine design problems.

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Salvage Engineering

Our marine architects provide a 24/7 marine casualty response service to many of our oil transportation clients. JMS salvage engineers conduct rapid marine inspections and assessment of ship stability & strength for damaged vessels. JMS is a recognized leader in the field of salvage engineering and was selected by the U.S. Navy to write the U.S. Navy Salvage Engineers Handbook.

Vessel Operations Support

JMS routinely conducts hull, mechanical, and electrical inspections for its diverse customer base. As one of the top marine engineering companies, JMS personnel are certified by the American Waterways Operators (AWO) as Responsible Carrier Program (RCP) auditors.

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Research Vessels

JMS has extensive experience related specifically to research vessels. With broad expertise in naval architecture and ship operations, JMS has unique experience relating theoretical designs on paper to the practical implications of how the ship can best serve the science mission effectively and safely.

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JMS Projects

Take a look at some of our naval architecture and marine engineering projects.
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    Stevedoring Crane Barge Design
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    Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS)
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    Floating Dry Dock Design
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    Double-Hull Tank Barge Design
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    Design of a Walking Barge
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    Complex Tug Launching Operation
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    Tour Boat ETHAN ALLEN Forensic Engineering for NTSB
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JMS Research Vessel Design to be Built by Meridien Maritime Reparation for Virginia Institute of Marine Science
January 12, 2017

Virginia Institute of Marine Science of Gloucester Point, VA ( awarded a contract to Meridien Maritime Reparation of Matane, Quebec ( to construct a 93-foot research vessel. JMS Naval Architects of Mystic, CT ( designed the research vessel to replace VIMS’s current vessel, the R/V Bay Eagle. The primary mission of the Institute’s fleet is to…