Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) 1. Engineering, Consultancy & Research

Offshore Ship Designers (OSD)

Sluisplein 42
1975 AG IJmuiden
The Netherlands
+31 (0)255 545070

Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) is a global one-stop resource delivering naval architecture and marine engineering skills to the shipping and offshore energy industries. We draw on an experienced global workforce to provide high quality feasibility studies, conceptual and detailed designs for tugs and offshore support vessels of all types. OSD is based in IJmuiden, the Netherlands and has offices in the UK and Singapore. 

OSD builds its business on two key factors which sets us apart in the market. These are a strong knowledge base and interest in environmentally friendly technology, and most important of all, our independence. 

We can offer our clients a full range of innovative designs from tugs to deepwater exploration and construction vessels.
OSD’s signature brand name is the IMT 900 series. Ship conversion and upgrade projects are also keeping OSD busy. This is an area in which OSD has had considerable experience and expertise over the last 25 years.

OSD has also been making the headlines with a new series of innovative Azistern tugs with a fuel saving hull design. Combining ease of construction with efficient hull forms provides a platform for different propulsion and power choices to deliver the most flexible, fuel-efficient and cleanest tugs for any proposed tasks. 

The following range of ship types is a.o within the design portfolio of Offshore Ship Designers:
- Standby rescue vessels
- Windfarm support vessels
- Cable layers
- Platform supply vessels
- Anchor handling supply vessels
- Cargo ships
- Patrol vessels
- Dredgers
- Escort / Terminal tugs
- Utility offshore tugs
- Ferries 

Conceptual Design
Classification Approval Design
Production Design
Updating and Conversion Design
Site Technical Support for Owner and Shipyard
Business Consultants

Mr. L. van Os, Managing Director
Mrs. M. Brusselers, Communications Manager