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Naval Architecture

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 marine design problems. JMS provides design and engineering services for complete vessel design package development; from concept design to detail, structure, and systems design, and complete shipyard bid package development.

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Salvage Engineering

Our salvage engineers provide 24/7 marine casualty response services 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 and to be the systems architects for the salvage engineering software POSSE and HECSALV.

Marine Engineering

JMS provides deck plate engineering for repairs, modifications, equipment specifications, and new installation of shipboard systems. JMS combines operational experience and technical expertise for traditional marine engineering services, such as:

  • Repowering Design and Specification
  • Engineering Feasibility Studies
  • Shipyard Construction Engineering Support
  • Construction/Repair Oversight & Acceptance Trials
Marine Surveying

JMS routinely conducts marine surveys and vessel inspections of hull, mechanical, and electrical systems for its diverse customer base.

JMS Projects

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    Modular Floating Dry Dock
  • Barge Design
    Stevedoring Crane Barges
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    Floating Dry Dock Design
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    Double-Hull Tank Barges
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    Design of a Walking Barge
  • on-point
    Complex Tug Launching Operation
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Calling All Shipyards!
November 29, 2022

JMS Naval Architects of Mystic, CT has completed the Contract Design of a 125-foot coastal research vessel for Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) in Cocodrie, LA. LUMCON is presently preparing the solicitation documents for the new research vessel’s detail design and construction. Shipyards with the experience and capability of building a state-of-the-art steel hull research…