Offshore & marine

Our fluid mechanics and structural experience combines with our naval architecture expertise to deliver world-leading services to our clients operating in the offshore and marine industries.

Norton Straw works to keep clients in the offshore and marine industries at the forefront of technology and innovation across their engineering projects, design activities and business operations.

Our simulation and analysis team is helping with:

  • Wind and wave loading for offshore structure
  • Vortex-induced vibration assessments and avoidance
  • Offshore operations and subsea installation
  • Cavitation assessments
  • Virtual wave tank analysis
  • Helideck environment analysis
  • Hull resistance analysis
  • Offshore renewable energy project development & design

Our design team's structural and mechanical engineers and naval architects have designed and upgraded many offshore systems and structures including

  • Buoyancy modules
  • Vortex-induced vibration avoidance systems (strakes)
  • Helidecks
  • Vessel upgrades
  • Seafastening systems
  • Launch and recovery systems (LARS)

Our technical capability is combined with industry and commercial experience helps our consultancy teams to help our clients in areas that include

  • Develop and commercialise new technology, services and products
  • Harness digital technology in engineering and business operations
  • Plan and develop their engineering or technical business operations
  • Assess technical-commercial risk relating to engineering and technology
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