STEP has a Naval Architecture project department with a highly skilled, specialized and experienced team able to do the following services:
> Initial Surveys
> Stability Calculations
> Preliminary Drawings
> As Built Drawings
> Design and Concept to Commissioning
> Calculations for Class Approval

Naval Architecture
Naval Architecture

STEP is committed in providing to its customers solutions that meet the environment regulations and legislation requirements. With our specialized personnel and expertise we are able to help them to be environmentally friendly.

> Ballast Water Treatment
> Exhaust Gas Scrubbing

green technologies
Green technologies

STEP technicians have an extensive background on carrying out Steel Works in it’s different scopes. This has been attained by performing works in our target markets, with distinct needs and specific requirements.

steel work
steel work

> Repair and construction of steel structures
> Plate work fabrication: ship hulls, double bottoms, ballast and other tanks
> Fabrication of pressure vessels (Class and PED compliance if required)
> Any structural and plate work on duct, air, gas, oil, water and other liquid tight containers

STEP has available a highly specialized and trained workforce for performing electrical works. Our technicians are able to perform a wide number of services required by our costumers.


> Removal / rerouting of interferences (cables, piping, hangers, ventilation, ductwork, etc.)
> Reading and planning of electrical diagrams
> Maintenance and reconditioning
> Retrofits

STEP has highly experienced personnel assigned to performing mechanical works, that are able to carry out any task and to pin-point and solve any problems and issues that may be discovered during interventions.


> Main Engines
> Repair of turbochargers and gas turbines
> Repair of propelers and thrusters
> Overhauling of valves
> General repairs

Throughout the years, STEP has acquired and developed the technical expertise that grants the capability to intervene on the different phases and perform all type of interventions related to piping systems.

pipe work
pipe work

> Project Engineering, drawings and planning (E.g.: ASME B31.1, ASME B31.3, EN 13480, API, etc.)
> Fabrication and installation
> Pipe manipulation
> Maintenance and repair of all piping systems
> Pipe work can be performed on all types of steel: carbon, stainless, duplex, cunifer, etc.

By working close together with the main boiler manufacturers, STEP has gained the know-how necessary for fabrication, maintenance and repair of the different types of boilers used in the Marine, Oil&Gas and Industrial markets.


> Re-tubing on main and auxiliary boilers
> Chemical cleaning processes
> Refractory and insulation
> General Repairs
> Pressure testing
> Heating Coils
> Fabrication (with approved drawing of manufacturer) and installation

STEP is committed to maintain a wide range of Welding Procedure Qualification Records applicable to different materials and Certified Welders, to satisfy the customers needs.

Special care is observed by QA/QC department to ensure all certifications are valid and permanent class qualifications are performed.

When needed new welding procedures and welders qualifications are performed to meet the project specific requirements.

This enables STEP to be able implement an extensive variety of welding solutions and also to provide skilled and experienced welders, with a background in the different markets in which we operate.

Welding Procedures Qualification Records according to:
> EN15614-1 (with PED requirements)
> ASME BPVC Section IX
> AWS D1.1

Welders Certificates according to:
> EN 287-1
> ISO 9606-1
> ASME BPVC Section IX
> AWS D1.1

Welding Processes
> 111 / SMAW
> 141 / GTAW
> 136-135 / FCAW-GMAW