Murray & Associates provides the following Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture services:

  • New build and Refit Design Packages
  • Stability Tests: Intact and Damage (View Vessel List)
  • Performance Analysis
  • On-site Support Engineering in Shipyards
  • Emergency Response Decision Support
  • Marine Forensic Engineering: Technical Support for Legal and Insurance Professionals
  • 3D Laser Scanning Services

The Design Process

  • Profile & Exterior Styling
  • General Arrangement
  • Hull Model
  • Space Planning

Preliminary Design

  • Final Profile and General Arrangement
  • Inboard Profile
  • Weight Estimation
  • Structural Fire Protection
  • Tonnage Estimation
  • Tank Arrangement
  • Typical Mid-Ship Section
  • Intact & Damage Stability Analysis
  • Performance Analysis (Speed, Power, and Range)
  • Electrical Load Analysis
  • Specification Development

Classification Society Drawings

  • Piping System Schematics
  • Structural Drawings
  • Mechanical and Miscellaneous Drawings
  • Maintain a solid working relationships with ABS, Lloyds, DNV, BV

Detailed Production Design

  • Arrangements and Plans
  • Structure
  • Systems
  • Mechanical Systems, Schematics and 3D Pipe Modeling with Workshop Spool Drawings
  • Complete Production Work Packages, 3D Modeling with Nested Parts, Assembly Drawings

Outfitting Drawings

  • Vendor Product Integration
  • Component Construction Details

Life Cycle Support & Conceptual Planning Projects

  • Fire & Safety Plans
  • Life Saving Appliance Plans
  • Pilot Cards
  • Wheelhouse Placards and Safety Information
  • SOPEP Plans
  • Inclining Test & Deadweight Surveys
  • Lifting Stability & Passenger Crowding Analyses
  • Vessel Launch Support
  • Pre-purchase Stability Assessments
  • Shipyard and Marina Services (Dry-dock Design and Marina Standards)
  • Tonnage Drawings
  • USCG Compliance
  • Photorealistic Renderings & Fly-around & Fly-thru Animations
  • Develop Vessel Specification Documentation

Software Packages and Capabilities

Murray & Associates' staff have mastered the core tools and subtleties of the following programs:

  • Production Design Tools
    • Autodesk AutoCAD
    • ARL ShipConstuctor: Structure, Nest, Pipe, Outfit, ShipCAM, NC-Pyros
    • Autodesk Navisworks Simulate
  • Hull Design/Surface Modeling
    • Rhinoceros 3D (NURBS) - McNeel
    • RhinoMarine
    • Fastship - Alion Science and Technology
    • NAPA Hull
    • Maxwell Render - Next Limit Technologies
  • Stability
    • GHS - General HydroStatics
    • NAPA
  • Finite Element Analysis
    • Algor
    • Autodesk Simulation
  • Performance: Speed, Power and Range
    • HydroComp NavCAD

3D Laser Scanning Services

Murray & Associates offers high quality, accurate 3d Laser Scanning Services using the latest scanning technologies and post processing software pacakges.

  • Create exact hull surface models
  • Scan existing structures and build 3d models for pipe routing
  • Develop as-built documentation
  • Point Cloud Data for measuring and design decisions