Having unrivalled resources and experience allows Babcock to identify and meet defence customers’ requirements for both surface ship and submarine engineering support at all stages of the procurement, operation and disposal cycle.

Our flexible approach supports multi-stakeholder engagement and cost-effective solutions, combining knowledge of the marine and defence sectors with specialist expertise in areas such as naval architecture and structural engineering, advanced engineering surveys, environmental services and project management.

Babcock can provide through-life engineering support as either an independent outsourced service, working alongside a client’s in-house team, or by forming an integrated team.

Naval Architecture and Structural Engineering

Babcock provides platform design, integration and management services to the defence sector. Through our technical support staff, proven design and management expertise, focused leadership and an impressive delivery record, we can provide concept design, modification, through life management and safe and environmentally compliant disposal of your assets.

Our capabilities include:
• Vessel design
• Concept and wholeship design
• Marine dynamics
• Naval architecture operational support
• Structural engineering
• Concept and detailed design
• Materials and components
• Classification 

Advanced Engineering Surveys

Babcock provides advanced engineering surveys for the defence industry capturing accurate data and providing analysis to an engineering and design standard. Our extensive survey capabilities and project management skills combine to facilitate the execution of large and complex work scopes including asset life extensions, retrofit projects and construction support.
Our capabilities include:

• 3D laser scanning
• Dimensional control/alignment surveys
• Construction and steelwork surveys
• Visual asset management- 360 degree dynamic photography
• Technical field surveys
• CAD modelling services

Environmental Services

Babcock is a Lloyds Register approved service supplier with extensive expertise in the field of Environmental Services. Our vast experience in the upgrading of a variety of vessels gives us the unique capability to provide consultancy advice, engineering and design for compliance with environmental legislation. This includes services to ensure compliance with NOx and SOx emission requirements, including EU emission requirements, amendments, and the latest MARPOL Annex VI requirements.

Project Management

Babcock provides full project management support guiding projects from start to finish and helping our partners and customers to achieve their outcomes on time and within budget. Each project is phase has clearly defined goals and our flexible approach means that we can also carry out specific elements of projects with the client retaining overall responsibility. Quality is a key factor and is monitored constantly.