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Marine Engineering

BCTQ is recognised as a leading firm of marine engineers, providing the full spectrum of marine engineering services to the maritime industry.

Ship owners and operators, ship builders, repairers and marine related companies across the globe benefit from the expertise and support given by BCTQ Marine Engineering and Marine Electrical Engineering, in a variety of new build, conversion and refit functions.

Typical Marine Engineering Services include:

  • Engineering design and specification
  • Propulsion systems - design and appraisal/ evaluation
  • Auxiliary machinery selection
  • Systems design
  • Design appraisal
  • Conceptual design of marine engineering systems
  • Supervision of machinery system installations
  • Technical investigations into equipment and system failures
  • System design and development for new rule compliance
  • Electrical systems design
  • Drawing approval
  • Planned maintenance systems
  • Slow, medium and high speed diesel engines
  • Diesel electric systems
  • Gas turbines
  • Gear drives
  • Shafting arrangements
  • Azimuth drives
  • Water jets
  • Optimisation of machinery systems for new ships
  • Upgrading of machinery systems for existing ships
  • Technical support in High Court action arbitration claims
  • Typical Electrical Engineering services include:
  • Design of electrical distribution systems
  • Electrical load balance analysis to aid in sizing of electrical plant
  • Design of vessel automation systems including power management
  • Research into future electrical engineering concepts for modern vessels

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Proud to have been involved with Red Funnel

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Range of Projects

Air Cushioned Barge - NCOC

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M.Y. Talitha G

Classic gentlemen’s yacht built in 1929
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T.S.M.V. Balmoral

Built in 1949 by J.I. Thornycroft & Company in Southampton, Balmoral is listed as part of the National Heritage Fleet
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P.S. Waverley

Built in 1946, Waverley is listed as part of the National Heritage Fleet
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T.S.S. Queen Mary

BCTQ advised the owner of this former Clyde triple screw turbine steamer
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S.S. Yavari

BCTQ provided the services of a naval architect/surveyor
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H.M.S. Warrior

BCTQ attended on board Oil Fuel Hulk C77 lying afloat at Pembroke Dock
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S.S. Great Britain

BCTQ conducted a full structural survey of this iron vessel
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55m ice-class expedition yacht built by Pendennis Shipyard
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71m diesel electric motor yacht
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78m Abeking and Rasmussen built motor yacht.
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115m Lurssen built motor yacht for worldwide cruising.
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119m innovative private motor yacht built at HDW Shipyard and suitable for world wide cruising.
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115m Explorer Yacht built by lloydwerft in Germany.
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162m Blohm & Voss built motor yacht with diesel electric propulsion and currently the world’s largest vessel intended for private use.
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Torpoint Ferries

Three 73m double ended Ro-Ro ferries providing a “floating bridge” service between Torpoint and Plymouth.
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Terra Marique

80m Multi-Purpose Diesel Electric Semi Submersible Pontoon buily by Damen Shipyard.
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Red Osprey / Red Falcon / Red Eagle

94m RoRo Ferry Fleet for Red Funnel in Southampton.
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39m Rapid Intervention Vessel, for response to any incident in the English Channel, built at the Remontowa Shipyard in Poland.
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Stavros S Niarchos and Prince William

Two 59m brigs designed for the Sail Training Association.
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Scillonian IV

79m RoRo Cargo & Passenger ferry.
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84m Multi Function Diesel Electric Buoy Handling Tender for Trinity House.
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James Clark Ross

99m Diesel-electric Antarctic Research Vessel, designed to operate in temperatures as low as minus 40°C.
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