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Marine Engineering & System Design

USS Essex

CDI Marine Company is a premiere provider of naval engineering and design services, specializing in the design, modernization, alteration, conversion and repair of ships, boats, craft and marine vessels. CDI has extensive experience in systems engineering, detailed design, overhaul advance planning, logistics and configuration control, and testing, for all types of ship and marine platforms, and their associated systems and equipment, including Hull, Machinery & Equipment (HM&E), ships habitability, C4ISR, and electronic combat systems and equipment.

CDI Marine specializes in ship design, system design and integration, and engineering management services, and offers full service engineering across all phases of marine design, representing Structural, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering disciplines. CDI’s naval engineering and design expertise extends from nuclear aircraft carriers, surface combatants, amphibious assault ships, auxiliary support ships, submarines, special mission ships, to small boats, watercraft and marine lighterage and platforms. CDI has over 40 years  of experience in developing various engineering and design support documentation, including Level I, Level II and Level III design drawings, assembly drawings, fabrication drawings, composite drawings, arrangement drawings, system diagrams, Ship Selected Record (SSR) drawings, Ship Installation Drawings (SIDs), construction drawings, schematics, Installation Control Drawings (ICDs), Illustrated Parts Breakdowns (IPBs), material lists, design specifications, technical specifications, and ship overhaul work specifications.

CDI brings extensive experience and expertise in the design of new ships, small boats and marine watercraft, and has supported the detail design for LHAs, LHDs, LPD-17 Class, DDG-51 Class, CG-47 Class, and a number of boats and craft, including Joint Modular Lighterage System (JMLS), Amphibious Armored Assault Vehicle (AAAV), a 49-foot landing craft, a 65-foot landing craft, a 8-Meter RIB Law Enforcement craft, a 110-foot crew/supply boat for the National Park Service, a 97-foot research vessel, and a 62-foot fisheries research vessel. CDI also offers vast capability and expertise in support of ship modernization, alteration and conversion of the U.S. Navy, U. S. Coast Guard, Military Sealift Command and NOAA ships and boats. CDI has supported numerous U.S. Navy ship modernization and alterations for virtually every ship class in support of both Public and Private Planning Yards. CDI has supported major ship conversions, mid-life upgrades, major maintenance availabilities, service-life extension programs, fleet modernization and replacement programs, and enhanced quality of life programs. CDI also works with the Naval Warfare Centers in support systems acquisition engineering and in-service engineering requirements

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