Lighthouse Naval Architect




m: +64 (0)21 263 7563

Consulting Naval Architect
About Us

Lighthouse Naval Architects provides professional support to owners, designers, builders, and operators of ships and boats up to 75m.

Chartered Naval Architect, Rupert Shaw CEng MRINA, leads a dedicated team and works with selected associates and contractors to provide a full range of marine consultancy services. 

Our pragmatic approach and extensive experience covers a diverse portfolio of commercial, pleasure and military craft for a global clientele. We look forward to assisting you with your next project. 

Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) Delegated Services - MOSS

Our in-house surveyor has full MNZ recognition/certification to undertake:-

  • Commercial Vessel Design Plan Approvals (New build & existing)
  • Stability Analysis, Manual Generation & Approval
  • Tonnage Computation & Certificate Issue
  • Load Line Calculations & Assignment
  • Inclining Tests & Reporting
Consulting Naval Architecture Services:
  • Structural Engineering, Design & Analysis
  • Composite, Aluminium & Steel Construction
  • Classification Society Code Interpretation & Compliance
  • Flag State (Statutory) Rule Interpretation & Compliance
  • Refit, Repair, Modification Details & Specifications
  • Stability Calculations, Analysis & Reports
  • Concept Design & Feasibility Studies
  • Resistance & Powering Predictions
  • Monohull, Catamaran & Trimaran
  • Commercial, Pleasure & Military
  • Weights & Centres Calculations
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • System Design & Engineering
  • Custom Marine Components
  • Build Quality Audit Reports
  • 3D/2D Modelling & Drafting
  • Cut File Generation
  • Power & Sail
  • 6m to 75m

Maritime New Zealand SGS New Zealand Ltd Royal Institution of Naval Architects Maritime and Coastguard Agency Cook Islands Shipping Registry
Germanischer Lloyd Det Norske Veritas Lloyds Register of Shipping Bureau Veritas Amarican Bureau of Shipping

Lighthouse Ltd, 47 Rockingham Road, Whangarei, New Zealand