Cruise

Cruise ship owners and operators benefit from working with Houlder Project Directors who have a wide range of experience and knowledge.

Houlder is an independent engineering consultancy. We support major cruise operators worldwide, maintaining and improving their fleet operations through engineering, design and project delivery. Tasks include ensuring compliance with regulation and Class, survey and repair, modifications and retrofitting equipment. In recent years, the company has gained a growing reputation in green systems such as fuel scrubbers, ballast water treatment, heat transfer and environmentally sound propulsion.

This is combined with hands-on practical experience of shipyard supervision and client representation. You can read more about Houlder’s wider business here.

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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Latest news

MARPOL SULPHUR EMISSIONS COUNTDOWN

7, January, 2019

As we are a year away from the MARPOL sulphur emissions cap coming into force, Houlder’s As we are a…
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FERRY DESIGN TEAM PRESENTED TO HRH COUNTESS OF WESSEX

21, September, 2018

The Houlder designed Victoria of Wight hybrid ferry was officially named by HRH the Countess of Wessex, Thursday 20th September.…
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CLEAN SHIP TECHNOLOGY FOCUS at GASTECH

17, September, 2018

Houlder is marking its presence at the Gastech 2018 Exhibition and Conference by launching a new website celebrating its clean…
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VICTORIA OF WIGHT IN SERVICE

16, August, 2018

The new £30M Victoria of Wight hybrid ferry reached a milestone over the Bank Holiday weekend with its first paying…
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