Ship Repair

Whether it be structural collision damage, above or below the waterline, or mechanical breakdown, our highly skilled team of technical management will ensure you are underway in good time.

Damage, repairs and renewals can be carried out either in dry-dock or afloat depending on the circumstances. Our skilled technical management have experience in carrying out underwater repairs using innovative cofferdams designed by in-house experts. Vast experience gained from working with numerous ship operators and builders has given our operatives superior knowledge of structure, mechanics, services and propulsion systems meaning we offer a total service solution for any ship repair requirements.

Our qualified coded welders possess the skills and knowledge to work within the requirements of all principle IACS member organisations on both steel and aluminium ship repairs and structural renewals. Mechanical and electrical engineers are OEM trained and experienced in a broad range of equipment and systems across various vessels and platforms. 

Ship Refit

We began undertaking ship refits back in the 1950’s, a lot has changed in the industry since then, but our expertise and commitment to delivering engineering excellence has not; our colleagues are trained, coded and approved.

We have a number of ship yards in the UK and Europe directly operating under our control, additionally we support ship operators and builders with refit support services in third party yards globally. Our internal skills set allows us to deliver all principle refit services in-house, and if there are specific contractors that you have a preference to use; we can facilitate and manage them for you, under our contractual liability.

Many of our refit customers are serviced via mutually beneficial long term agreements and give testimony to both our capability and professionalism. If you would like to discuss a refit or any other works with us, please do get in touch so a member of our team can help. We genuinely do care, and we can help.

Ship Conversion

We possess all the necessary key skills in-house to design, plan and execute multi-discipline conversion works to ships and other floating structures.

From concept to completion we can assist with your needs:

  • Innovative conversion solutions
  • Increased passenger carrying capacity
  • Increased vehicle and freight carrying capacity
  • Interior strip out and refurbishment
  • Passenger lift installation
  • Structural modifications and improvements
  • Increased structural load bearing capacity
  • Greater utilisation of existing space

We’ve a proven track record in all of the aforementioned challenges; all of which we are happy to discuss.

case studies

HSC Manannan

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QEC Carrier

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MY Shemara

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client testimonials

 Internationally Burgess Marine's expertise with regards to in-service support and maintenance, and their close working relationship with MAN Diesel has proven invaluable
Robert Clifford, Chairman for Incat
Burgess Marine, through their partnership with BAE Systems, have offered comprehensive support to our dry docking and conversion programs in Portsmouth, UK.
Frank O'Neill, Technical Director for The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
As a respected industry professional, with extensive high speed craft knowledge, I have no problem both endorsing and recommending the services of Burgess Marine.
Guillaume Hagi, Superintendent for Brittany Ferries
I would not hesitate to recommend this company's workmanship and professionalism.
Alistair Shove, Broker for Ancasta Yachts
Just a note to thank you for a well managed and executed plan in regards to recovering the pontoons.
Keith Reed, Marine Co-ordinator for Vattenfall

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