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Stevedoring Barge Designed by JMS Arrives at Port of Providence Rhode Island
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Engineering & Design

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

Salvage Engineering

JMS provides a 24/7 marine casualty response service to many of our oil transportation clients. JMS salvage engineers conduct rapid 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. JMS personnel are certified by the American Waterways Operators (AWO) as Responsible Carrier Program (RCP) auditors.

Research Vessel Design

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.

JMS Projects

Take a look at some of our projects.
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    Design of a Stevedoring Crane Barge
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    Research Vessel Design for VIMS
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    ARCTICUS Research Vessel Design
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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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    R/V RACHEL CARSON Research Vessel Design
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