IHB ShipDesign is a ship design company utilizing best available technologies. Our core business consist of high quality naval and marine design, engineering and consultancy in shipbuilding and marine industry. IHB ShipDesign is a part of Industrial Holding Bulgaria (IHB) - public limited company managing investment portfolio of companies from different industries.
The IHB ShipDesign team is motivated by continous design improvements and securing quality throughout the design, engineering and ship building process.
Our team of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers combine experience and knowledge with enthusiasm, creativity and dedication to develop and deliver the design and documentation needed to build a vessel.
At IHB ShipDesign we have a strong drive for optimizing ship performance. In our process of designing vessels, we combine innovative thinking and well proven solutions. Our pride and recognition is linked to successful vessels.
IHB ShipDesign is one of the first design companies that started to use 3D laser scanning in ship retrofits projects and in last four years we’ve got a lot of experience and successful installation designs for Scrubbers and BWTS systems.
Our design service can cover all the way – from 3D scanning onboard, concept and complete 3D design, all documentation for Class approval, full set Production design as per Owner’s choice of retrofit shipyard, even designer’s supervision during installation.
The flexibility of our specialists, model organization of work, complete commitment as well as a partnership between workers of the group have become module that laid the foundations for the company’s future growth.
IHB ShipDesign is located in Varna - the largest city and the center of the ship and marine industry of Bulgaria.
Short history of the company:
2007 - establishment of joint venture company Vik-Sandvik-IHB Design
2008 - acquisition of Vik - Sandvik AS by Wärtsilä /changing name to Wärtsilä IHB Ship Design Bulgaria
2010 - Wärtsilä and IHB ShipDesign decided to separate the roads
2011 - IHB directs efforts in ship repair and retrofit upgrades/conversions
2014 - IHB reactivates it’s activities in the field of ship design and engineering at Industrial Holding Bulgaria (IHB)