technical consulting and engineering

Leading support for Ferry and Cruise Ships find out more

Welcome to Houlder Ferry and Cruise Services

Houlder has a proven track record of providing marine engineering, naval architecture and operational support to Ferry and Cruise Ship operators worldwide. Houlder and its staff have a wide range of hands-on experience in the design and development of Ferries and Cruise ships supporting both new build and refit projects.

Our depth and breadth of knowledge across the marine industry provides valuable support and insight for shipyards, designers and owners.

Houlder’s engineering talent enables us to be innovative in identifying and solving problems at each phase of the design and construction. We act on behalf of the owner, buyer or shipyard, but always in the best interests of the client. Houlder’s teams ensure even the most ambitious and challenging concept can be delivered.

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What we do

Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture

With over 30 years of experience, Houlder has been involved in a wide range of vessel design, construction modifications and…

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Support to New Build & Conversion

Houlder provide awareness of commercial shipbuilding practice to ensure that project and technical risks are minimised through a progressive acceptance approach.…

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Ballast Water Treatment & Engine Scrubbers

With environmental concerns and regulation increasing, cruise and ferry operators will need to act to ensure they comply with ballast…

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