mark williamson design : projects


Date: 2010

Client: Winning Yachts


10m Workboat












Date: 2009

Client: JG Challenge


14.8m Open Coastal Ferry










Date: 2008

Client: Heisco , Kuwait

12.5m Landing Craft
















Date: 2007

Client: Cliipper Cruisers


45 and 48ft Production Motor Yacht

Complete Design including Tooling













Date: 2007

Client: Cliipper Cruisers


Revised arrangements, Structural Design 52 ft Production Motor Yacht.















Date: 2007

Builder: Winning Yachts


12m Workboat operating in Micronesia, designed to fit in Standard 40ft Container

















Date: 2006

Builder: Jordan Boats

Owner: Cinderella Group

Sharm El Sheik, Egypt


25m Semi-Sub Tourist Boat
















Date: 2006

Builder: Jordan Boats

Operator : Jordanian Kings Guard


13.5m Fast Patrol Craft









Date: 2005

Builder: Jordan Boats


12.5m Landing Craft



















Date: 2005

Builder: Jordan Boats

Operator : Jordan Special Forces


10m SRB Assault Craft






















Date: 2005

Builder: DMS, Malaysia


14m Hydrographic Survey Vessel

















Date: 2004

Builder: Lightning Boats


9m Beam Trawler


















rhino model 64m

43m Alsaka


Date: Feb-June 2002

Client: Shipworks Brisbane

Styling: Bernie Cohen


Preliminary Design 64m Motor Yacht

Design details for 3.6m stretch of 40.3m Aluminium Motor Yacht. Development of new fair lines, structural and stability calculations 

MV crystal lady


Date: July-Nov 2001 

Client: Peter Lowe Design / Warren Yachts

Styling: Sam Sorgiovanni


Structural Design, Stability documentation for 35m Composite Motor Yacht to ABS Classification.

Lines plan development and appendage design (surface piercing drives) for "Supernova" production 24m motor yacht.


Date:Jan-Feb 2001

Client: Blue Moon Marine

Preliminary Design 225m Trimaran Concept Vessel


Date: Sept-Nov 1999  

Client: Sea Transport Corporation

Contract structural design and drafting of 53m steel landing craft for Thai Navy.


Date: March-April 1996
Client: SP Systems, Seachrome

Project involved structural design of a 25m
Motor Yacht for Seachrome Marine in Fremantle. The vessel was designed
meet Bureau Veritas Yacht Rules.


83m Delphin


79m Car Ferry


50m OnoOno


Date: Nov 1993 - Sept 1995
Client: Austal Ships
Title: Senior Naval Architect


Design of vessels from 20m - 95m
Supervision and training of engineering and drafting staff
Liaison with production throughout design
Preparation of design proposals to assist marketing, technical assistance to marketing
Liaison with Classification Societies (DNV, GL) regarding all aspects of the design process
Preparation of stability documentation
Global and local finite element analysis of all designs
Critical assessment of Classification global loads
Lines generation and optimisation, development of new hullforms
Development of optimised extruded sections
Development of various spreadsheet based design programs


Major Projects:


83m Car Ferry - The Delphin, currently operating very successfully in the Baltic by TT-Lines. Responsible for the development of ships lines and structural design.

79m Super SeaCat - Responsible for all aspects of the Naval Architecture and structural design. This vessel, commissioned by Sea Containers in the UK,was the largest Aluminium vessel ever constructed when launched in 1995. This 40 million dollar vessel has a deadweight of 300 tonnes, it has a capacity of 180 cars and 600 passengers.


30m Monohull ferries - Responsible for all aspects of the Naval Architecture and structural design of these 150 passenger ferries. Designed to DNV requirements. Currently operating in Turkey.


60m Catamaran Car Ferry - Responsible for all aspects of the Naval Architecture and structural design. This 450 passenger, 90 vehicle ferry was commissioned by Baltic operators.


50m Monohull - Post design FE analysis. An extensive analysis was performed in order to rectify structural problems on this high speed ferry.


Date: July1991 - Nov 1993

Contract Design for Cougar Catamarans, Gold Coast, Qld.
Design Drafting (Engineering, Electrical, Hydraulic) plus Stability work for 24.5m high speed catamaran, M.V. "Ying Bin 5" Launched 2/93 now operating in Hong Kong.
Design 27.2m high speed Catamaran, work included extensive modification of existing mould (new bow & stern) to improve performance. Complete structural design and drafting to meet DNV light craft rules (Aluminium superstructure, GRP hull). Preparation of preliminary Stability booklet and powering details. Vessel currently operating in Shanghai, China.


Preparation of Stability booklets for a range of Cougar Catamarans smaller vessels, 7.8m - 15m, to meet Qld marine board requirements.


Development of Structural Design Software for T-Craft, Cape Town, South Africa.

Structural Design of 15m rigid inflatable for Alex Simonis Yacht Design, Cape Town, South Africa.


M.V. "Export 1" 101ft Launched 2/91 


M.V. "Happy Sealodge" 98ft Launched 1/92

Date:  July 1989 - Nov 1990
Company:  Lexcen Lowe Yacht Design

Company involved in the design of GRP motor vessels ranging in size from 20m to 35m.Vessels were constructed by Southern Ocean Yachts, Gosford. Duties involved all Naval Architecture responsibilities (stability and powering etc), complete Structural Design, Engineering Design and Drafting of the following vessels:


M.V. "Export 1" 101ft Launched 2/91 

M.V. "Happy Sealodge" 98ft Launched 1/92

M.V. "Andrew Fisher" 19.9m Patrol boat for the Australian Customs Service. Launched 2/92


All vessels designed to meet requirements of ABS light craft rules.


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