Our end-to-end and ‘one-site’ solutions ensure that we are the partner of choice for some of the largest projects in the UK. Specialising in engineering, precision and complex fabrication; as well as procurement and programme management, we can deliver projects safely, on time and to the highest of standards.

Engineering, Procurement and Programme Management

Unrivalled resources and experience allow us to identify and meet customers’ requirements for engineering support at all stages of the procurement, operation and disposal cycle for ships, platforms and their equipment and systems.

We apply our Engineering, Procurement and Programme Management experience to provide through-life engineering support and manage a
wide-ranging Supply Chain.

Design of Complex Marine Assets

Whether it is engineering the world’s largest heavy lift vessel, Pioneering Spirit, with twin hulls of 382m in length, or providing Shell with the concept design for the hull of their Prelude FLNG project, at a hull length of 488m, Babcock’s engineers thrive on providing solutions to the most complex problems that our clients can provide.

We give clients our knowledge and expertise to provide new build or conversion options to meet their economic criteria, through use of our experienced engineers and technicians. We specialise in all types of complex marine vessels, such as Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) units, heavy lift ships, deep-sea mining vessels, gas carriers, FSRUs, gas to wire solutions and other bespoke vessels.

Our design capabilities include:
  • Design – concept, whole ship, detailed and production
  •  Marine hydrodynamics
  • Structural engineering
  • Marine & electrical systems
  • Statutory & safety compliance
  • Flag State and Classification society liaison
  • Vessel inspection for compliance, condition survey and purchase
  • Asset integrity services

To complement our technical expertise, we use our experience in project managing large complex projects to provide a complete delivery solution to our customers through internal skillsets, collaboration and technology application - providing a single partner solution to delivery.

Precision and complex fabrication

Our Specialised Manufacturing expertise focuses on high-end complex fabrication and welding operations. Our team works in a highly-regulated, safety, quality and security critical environment from a facility that exceeds the demanding industry standards and has the capacity to accommodate a multitude of projects.

Supplying complex systems

We apply our specialist engineering and procurement skills to assure delivery of the right system at the right time and price. We have an extensive UK and international Supply Chain. Our focus is complex specialist systems that are critical to the value of the ship or platform.

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