Solving 21st Century Maritime Challenges with Quality and Integrity

Gibbs & Cox

Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering Experts

Gibbs & Cox, Inc. is the largest independent and privately-owned naval architecture and marine engineering firm in the United States. Our world class draftsmen, designers, naval architects, engineers and program managers solve challenges across the entire spectrum of today’s marine industry, from concept development through production and in-service support.

From icebreakers to sportfish yachts, naval combatants to deep ocean research vessels – and many in between – our breadth of clients and services enables us to tailor best practices for the specific needs of each customer, commercial and government alike. Our rigorous quality system undergoes annual third-party ISO 9001 audits in support of partnerships with Industry and Governments both domestically and internationally, reducing cost and risk to achieve their expectations.

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As an independent design firm, we tailor our processes to the specific needs of clients and shipyards, delivering the best value and solutions with quality and integrity. 

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Latest News
November 19, 2020

The DLBA Division of Gibbs & Cox is excited to announce that we will be supporting DARPA’s Tactical Technology Office (TTO) on their revolutionary No Manning Required, Ship (NOMARS) Program. The program will design, build, and field test an unmanned surface ship that can operate autonomously for long durations at sea with no human interventions […]

Latest News
November 17, 2020

ARLINGTON, Va. – Gibbs & Cox, Inc., a global leader in naval architecture and marine engineering, is pleased to announce the expansion of services into Houston, Texas. The office will be led by Mr. Todd Carrico, a leading innovator in naval and offshore marine engineering technologies. The vision of the Houston Office is threefold; to […]

Employee Spotlight

Our January employee spotlight of the month is LaQuinta “Q” Lowe! Q joined Gibbs & Cox in the fall of 2020 as a Test & Evaluation Lead, supporting our unmanned programs. She brings more than a decade of experience along with a bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering and a master’s in Systems Analysis. Prior to joining […]

91

Years of Ship Design Service

7,000

Ships Built to G&C Designs

300+

Total Vessel Designs

40+

International Clients

24

Classes of Combatants Built to G&C Designs

2

Of World’s Fastest Yachts
“The quality of the personnel provided is very high …. capability and leadership skills have been of significant value to the program. No suggestions for improved performance. Thank you for your contribution to [the] Program – please keep on doing what you’re doing."