Marine Drafting and Ship Building Design Service

Australian shipbuilding design and marine drafting offers a number of critical services that help shipbuilders optimize project costs, respond to inquiries on time, and reduce the cycle time for detailing and production drawings. You can focus on your core competencies while we take care of the details.

Our marine services division offers engineering support at every stage of the lifecycle of a ship, from basic design to detail design and from analysis of marine structures to computer-based training. Our marine drafting and design services are designed to improve time-to-market, increase shipyard productivity and decrease costs.


  • Detailed 3D Production Drawings
  • Drawing Conversion & Migration
  • Piping Design & Routing
  • Analytical Services
  • ‘As Built’ Drawings
  • Steel and Outfit Detailing
  • Simulation and Animation
  • Production Drawings
Marine Drafting


  • Access to a large pool of highly-trained engineers
  • Reduction in development costs
  • Improved operating efficiency
  • Boost in innovation
  • High speed development
  • Reduced time to market
  • Cost competitiveness


Advantage of Marine Drafting Service

Marine drafting, or marine design and drafting, is a critical aspect of ship and boat design, and it offers several advantages in the field of maritime engineering and construction. Here are some key advantages of marine drafting:

  1. Precision and Accuracy: Marine drafting involves creating detailed technical drawings and plans for ships, boats, and other maritime structures. These drawings must be highly accurate to ensure the safety, stability, and functionality of the vessel. Using specialized drafting software and tools, marine drafters can create precise designs that meet industry standards and regulatory requirements.
  2. Cost-Effective Design: Marine drafting helps optimize the design of marine vessels and structures, which can lead to cost savings during construction and operation. By carefully planning and optimizing the design, marine drafters can minimize material wastage, reduce construction time, and improve fuel efficiency, ultimately lowering the overall cost of the project.
  3. Compliance with Regulations: The maritime industry is subject to numerous safety and environmental regulations. Marine drafters play a crucial role in ensuring that vessel designs comply with these regulations. They incorporate safety features, structural integrity, and environmental considerations into their drawings to meet legal requirements.
  4. Efficient Communication: Marine drafters act as intermediaries between engineers, architects, shipbuilders, and other stakeholders involved in the construction process. They use standardized drafting symbols and conventions to convey complex design information accurately, which facilitates effective communication among team members.
  5. Visualization and Analysis: Marine drafters use 2D and 3D modeling techniques to create visual representations of marine vessels and structures. This allows stakeholders to visualize the final product before construction begins and enables engineers to perform simulations and analyses to assess the vessel's performance under different conditions.
  6. Streamlined Manufacturing: Detailed marine drafts can be used directly in the shipbuilding process, providing shipbuilders with precise instructions for constructing various components. This streamlines the manufacturing process and reduces the likelihood of errors during construction.
  7. Customization and Innovation: Marine drafting allows for the customization and innovation of vessel designs. Drafters can work with naval architects and engineers to explore new design concepts and technologies, resulting in vessels that are better suited to specific purposes and conditions.
  8. Documentation and Records: Marine drafts serve as essential documentation for a vessel's design and construction. They provide a reference point for maintenance, repairs, and future modifications throughout the vessel's operational life.
  9. Risk Mitigation: Thorough marine drafting helps identify potential design flaws or issues early in the process. Addressing these issues during the design phase reduces the risk of costly and time-consuming modifications or repairs after construction has begun.
  10. Sustainability: Marine drafters can incorporate sustainability principles into vessel designs by optimizing fuel efficiency, reducing emissions, and minimizing the environmental impact of maritime operations. This aligns with the growing emphasis on sustainability and environmental responsibility in the maritime industry.

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