STX Canada Marine / STX US Marine (STXM)

is a consulting naval architecture and marine engineering company established in July 1983 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of STX Offshore & Shipbuilding.

Formed in 1983 to serve the North American market, and formerly known as Aker Yards Marine Inc., STXM (STXM) has grown steadily since that time and now offers naval architecture and marine engineering services worldwide from its Canadian and US operations.

The naval architecture and marine engineering services provided cover a wide range, including all aspects of ship design and production technology, total equipment and service packages, support for offshore and domestic shipbuilding activities transportation, economic and technical feasibility studies, research and analytical investigations, model tests and full scale trials.

STXM specializes in the development of advanced technology and its application to vessel designs for both commercial and military vessels. The wide range of successful ship designs offered by STXM are proven in the water to be industry leading solutions to the mission challenges faced by our customers. STXM is very familiar with regulatory requirements imposed on vessels constructed and registered worldwide, and has developed this knowledge through routine use on actual ship designs that have progressed into construction and certification.

In addition to ship design, STXM has specialized teams of analysis engineers whose expertise in innovative, cutting edge technology in computational fluid dynamics (CFD), finite element analysis (FEA), seakeeping, and maneuvering serves to provide practical, cost effective results for our client’s marine designs.

STXM maintains an ISO9001:2008 Quality Assurance System to ensure customer satisfaction and identify ways to improve our service. Our offices are also certified by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance. STX US Marine is proudly registered with the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, registration number F-14982.

STXM employs naval architects, marine engineers, structural and system designers, and analysis engineers between its Canadian offices in Vancouver and Ottawa and an office in Houston, TX, USA. The combined educational background and diverse practical experience of the STXM staff makes for a dynamic team ready to face any challenge.

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US Coast Guard selects an STX design for OPC program
STXM would like to congratulate Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) for being awarded a contract by the US Coast Guard to mature the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) design that STXM developed.

CSS 'Olympia' wins OSV of the Year!

Just one month after delivery, the CSS ‘Olympia’ has been formally recognized as an innovative design at the Offshore Support Journal Conference in London, England, taking home the prestigious award of Offshore Support Vessel of the Year.

Delivery of CSS Olympia to GranEnergia

STXM would like to congratulate GranEnergia for taking delivery of CSS Olympia from MAC Offshore.

Undocking Ceremony of the FFP takes place in China.

STX Marine (STXM)  would like to report the undocking of the Belait CSS 1, The Maintenance version of the popular Compact Semi Sub design, on 7th Dec 2013. At Fujian Mawei Shipyard SE China.

She is destined for Brunei to perform Well Head maintenance activity mid 2014.

The fourth and final HOSMAX 300 series launched

The final HOSMAX 300 series vessel, 'HOS Riverbend' was recently launched at Eastern Shipbuilding Group concluding the build of four SV300 designs. The next six offshore vessels under contract will be SV310 designs and their delivery is on the horizon as well.

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