Robert Allan Ltd. is an independent, privately-owned firm of Consulting Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, established since 1930 in Vancouver, Canada.
Our business is centred on the design of commercial working vessels of all types, with a particular focus on the international tugboat market. In addition we design fireboats, research vessels, crewboats, barges, Government service vessels (such as icebreakers and nav-aids tenders), shallow-draft vessels of all types for inland transportation, a diverse range of specialized craft for almost any purpose not to forget other floating things for those really unique circumstances.
The company also provides expertise in analyzing technical and financial aspects of a broad range of marine operations and marine systems design.
Marine Consulting Services
The experienced Professionals at Robert Allan Ltd. undertake commissions for a broad range of marine consulting services, involving virtually every aspect of planning and developing either marine transportation systems, towing and ship-handling or escort operations, ship construction management and vessel maintenance and operations. We also offer support services throughout the entire vessel procurement process.
Robert Allan Ltd. has an experienced, professional staff of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers capable of tackling the most innovative and unusual design challenges. With a legacy of more than eight decades of design experience, there are very few vessel types in our field of work which have not already been developed in some form and which exist in our files at least as a basic reference. From initial concept studies to highly detailed production design work, the team at Robert Allan Ltd. has the experience, capabilities and capacity necessary for any commercial ship design project.The scope of services offered ranges from concept studies through complete design documentation for contract bidding and Classification Society approval, to production working drawings and procurement support. Use of the latest in CADD technologies expedites and improves the accuracy of every aspect of the ship design process.
Naval Architects / Marine Engineers