Ship Architects, Inc. (SAi) is a naval architecture, marine engineering and production design firm located in Daphne Alabama. SAi provides engineered solutions in vessel design, 3D production support, project engineering, regulatory interface and design management services to shipyards and vessel owners since 1999. SAi qualifies as a small business in accordance with the SBA Small Business Size Regulations.
Supporting Vessel Owners
Our engineers and designers combine our shipbuilding experience with engineering knowledge to provide practical and technically sound solutions to our clients. We offer functional design as well as deck plate engineering for repairs, modifications, and new fabrication projects that require both an on-site and virtual presence.
Our team offers detail design services with state-of-the-art production tools such as 3D ShipConstructor Models, AutoCAD and Navisworks to provide technical assistance for new construction, upgrade or conversion projects.
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
We offer functional design as well as deck plate engineering for repairs, modifications, and new fabrication projects. Our services include:• Design and Engineering of Vessel Structures• Design and Engineering of Vessel Pipe Systems• Design and Engineering Support for Vessel Repair and Modifications• Stability, Load-out Analyses and Ballasting Scenarios and Plans• Incline Experiments and Deadweight Surveys• Vessel Docking and Blocking Plans • Tonnage Calculations• Deck Strength Calculations• Major Machinery Removal and Installation Plans• 30 Year USCG Barge Strength Calculations• USCG, IMO, ABS, DNV, LR, RINA, ClassNK, ABYC et al, Compliant Designs
Production Support: 3-Dimensional Design and 2-Dimensional Drafting
Our team offers detail design services with state of the art production tools such as 3D ShipConstructor Models, AutoCAD and Navisworks. Our services include:• Shipyard Production Support: Structural Lofting, Nesting and Pipe Arrangements & Spools • Vessel Design Drawings and Class Approval Packages • Scantling Drawings of Vessel Structures• Schematics of Vessel Pipe Systems• Upgrades to Machinery Foundations • Joiner Arrangement and Details • “As-Built” Drawings • Fire and Safety Plans
We provide reliable technical assistance for your new construction, upgrade or conversion projects that require both an on-site and virtual presence. Our services include: • Material Takeoffs • Regulatory Interface• Design Compliance Validation • Design Review and Configuration Management
Naval Architects / Marine Engineers