For years a preferred supplier to the defence industry, SMI Offshore’s sister company ‘SMI Sheet Metal’ supplies special products for tactical vehicles. In recent years, SMI Sheet Metal has produced more than 300 different products for this industry, varying from customised machines to special diamond-coated bearings and tailor-made alloy steel structures with excellent yield strength.

SMI Offshore uses SMI Sheet Metal’s knowledge and years of experience in the engineering, production and installation of tailor-made equipment for clients in naval shipbuilding. Naval products can be executed in steel, alloy steel, stainless steel and aluminium.

Examples naval products

Examples of tailor-made products include:

  • Watertight stern doors
  • Escape hatches
  • Bulkhead systems
  • A-frames, (sliding) davits
  • Diving bell handling systems
  • Offshore winches, sheave, swivel and fairlead systems
  • ROVs
  • Submarine rescue vehicles
  • Helideck landing grids

Examples of the naval equipment supplied: