Mechanical Engineering

Our mechanical engineers are both competent and experienced in all aspects of marine engineering including working within original equipment manufacturers (OEM's) guidelines. Our engineers are supported by dedicated experienced technical management, modern infrastructure and a long standing relationship and proven track record of working with all the major OEMs.

Mechanical engineering works include complete main engine and auxiliary engine strip down and overhaul, as well as ancillary machinery and equipment repairs / renewals, steering gear, shafting and propulsion machinery repairs / renewals pipework and ships control systems repairs / renewals. We have mechanical workshops and equipment at all of our sites and have invested in the technology and skills required to support the overhaul of pistons, cylinder heads, liners, pumps and other key engine components utilising approved OEM spare parts and procedures.

Our teams understand the balance between meeting engineering requirements whilst maintaining the harmony of an operational, in-service superyacht.

Main and ancillary engine overhauls and exchanges are our most commonly delivered mechanical engineering service. We have direct experience across a wealth of superyachts. We specialise in the removal and re-installation of plant including clearing the working-way, structural works in steel and / or aluminium, slinging, pipework, electrical disconnection and reconnection.

Our engineers are also experienced in the installation and overhaul of modern stabiliser systems and associated plant. Our mechanical engineers are:

  • SQEP (suitably qualfied experienced personnel)
  • Experienced with with all aspects of propulsion systems, including pumps, clutches, gearboxes and the overhaul of cylinder heads, valves and associated engine room components
  • Competent pipe fitters in the fitting, renewal, repair and replacement of pipe
  • Trained to carry out slinging/signalling duties as well operating a variety of powered plant such as forklift truck, telehandlers and scissor lifts.

case studies

HSC Manannan

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QEC Carrier

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MY Shemara

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client testimonials

You should be very proud of all that you do, it is wonderful.
Classic Yacht Owner
Many thanks for your rapid work today; we are back in action again
Chief Engineer, Solent Ship Operator
Please pass on my thanks and also the thanks from my Chief Executive and Operations Director, the support of the SMS team is very much appreciated
Head of Engineering, Solent Ferry Operator
Many thanks for your teams hard graft, the work was completed and as always I am extremely happy with the quality
Colour Sergeant, Royal Marines HM Naval Base Devonport
Thank the welders, the work that they produced was to the highest standard and were great to work with
Project Manager, UK Shipyard
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