Solving 21st Century Maritime Challenges with Quality and Integrity

Gibbs & Cox

Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering Experts

Gibbs & Cox is the largest independent 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
July 8, 2021

We begin our ship design process by understanding the needs of our clients, and these become our top priorities through every phase of the ship design process. We interact directly with you from the start of a project and around the design spiral. Through our client’s vision, we are able to develop a design that […]

Latest News
June 15, 2021

Meeting the needs of our clients and ensuring they receive the highest quality products are among our top priorities. In order to provide the highest quality unmanned ship designs and autonomous systems, we partner with innovative, cross-domain Artificial Intelligence (AI) solution providers and reliable, proven shipyards who are our clients can trust. From initial concept […]

Employee Spotlight

Michael recently joined our Survivability Department as a Senior Engineer to lead shock qualification efforts on some of our newest programs. He brings over 20 years of environmental qualification testing and Navy shipbuilding experience to the team. Outside of the office, Michael is a working musician and spends most of his time boating and fishing.

92

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
It has been a pleasure working with Gibbs and Cox. They were consistently responsive to our changing needs with this difficult project. Updates were frequent and accurate. I look forward to continuing to utilize Gibbs and Cox to assist us in future programs.