• U.S. Navy Dry Dock Certification (MIL-STD-1625D(SH))
  • U.S.Coast Guard Dry Dock and Cradle Certification (U.S.C.G. SFLC 8634)
  • Standard Operating Procedures and Safety Manuals
  • Maintenance and Repair Plans

Rebecca peterson, p.e.

B.S. Duke University, 1997

Senior Project Engineer.‚Äč

Areas of expertise

  • Graving Docks and Closure Gates
  • Marine Railways and Transfer Stystems
  • Floating Dry Docks
  • Shiplift Civil Works and Transfer System
Providing High-Quality Documentation


Structural Calculations, Operating Procedures, Safety Manuals, Repair Plans, Maintenance Plans, Facility Certification Reports, Inspection Reports....no matter what documents are required for the job, we have a proven track record of providing high-quality deliverables, even under the most intense deadline pressure. Let us manage the details that trip up projects which require document control.

Our professional staff and our select consultants have experience working with shipyards, commercial, and government clients. You get the benefit of experience that's been acquired year after year, job after job.

We use a homegrown proprietary Quality Management System based upon ISO 9001-2008 which we use for planning, tracking, and managing even the smallest project.  We pinpoint how to deliver what our clients demand.


past Projects


It makes all the difference in our industry

We know the ins and outs of shipyards because of our experience.  We provide engineering and consulting services for shipyard's who operate graving docks, marine railways, shiplifts, floating dry docks, piers and wharfs.  Our services include include material condition surveys, dry dock certification, technical support and oversight for repairs and modifications, master planning, and new design.  We also understand the unique shipyard environment, aging infrastructure, and the importance of identifying and maintaining critical structures and systems to keep your operations up and running.  Our experience allows us to offer you cost-effective engineering solutions, delivered on time and on budget.  Welcome to SYE and take a tour by clicking below:

U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard & Commercial DRY DOCk Certifications

Inspection, surveys,


& rehabilitation

  • Material Condition Surveys
  • Drydocking Calculations
  • Dry Dock Modification / Reuse
  • Accident Investigation
  • Dry Dock Floor Capacity Calculations

procedures, SAFETY manuals, iso processes

& training

Quality process

John Watts, P.E.

B.S. Penn State, 1996

Director of Engineering.

Our Leadership Team

Attention to detail

Our portfolio includes structural inspections, material condition surveys, dry dock certifications, and dry dock accident investigations.  We also provide technical support and oversight for repairs and modifications.