Hull design

Since the establishment of the company in 2002, Merwede Design has worked with IHC Offshore & Marine in Hardinxveld-Giessendam, The Netherlands. Its hull designers have also worked for other shipyards within the IHC Merwede group and other Dutch shipbuilding companies.

The hull designers are competent with NUPAS-CADMATIC and AVEVA hull-design software. They are also able to complete outfitting (structural) design tasks, e.g. foundations, hatches, ladders, stairs etc., with these packages.

Example of steel section design for IHC Offshore & Marine, Hardinxveld-Giessendam


  • IHC Offshore & Marine
  • IHC Dredgers
  • IHC Beaver Dredgers

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