UK: Macduff Ship Designs Commissions New Office
HRH The Princess Royal officially opened Macduff Ship Designs’ new office on the 1st March 2012. The purpose designed two storey office was commissioned by the company to meet increasing demands on its services and to allow for expansion.
Since its inception in March 1993, Macduff Ship Design Ltd has risen and expanded steadily to become one of the most prolific naval architect / ship design marine consultancies in the commercial and fishing vessel sectors. The company offers a comprehensive range of professional, technical services to the commercial and fishing marine industries.
The company’s personnel have considerable experience in the marine industry, with many successful vessels of all types and sizes sailing around the coasts as testimony to this. Indeed the personnel have a combined total of over 150 years involvement in the industry.
Since 1993 the company has worked closely with shipyards in the UK, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Canada, Croatia, Malaysia and Poland, either employed directly by an owner/operator or the actual shipyard. Work carried out has been to the approval of various classification societies including Lloyds, DNV, BV, ABS, NKK and the United Kingdom MCA.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, March 6, 2012; Image: macduffshipdesign