Safeguard your marine project with ocean engineering & environmental services


DSA Ocean is an ocean engineering and environmental consultancy based in Victoria, BC, Canada. We are also the creators of the marine dynamic analysis software ProteusDS.  We support customers and projects both here in Canada and worldwide. We have a mission to protect the marine environment in every project we support. Our diverse marine experience has taught us to be agile and collaborative in providing our clients with practical and sustainable solutions. We are ISO 9001 certified, and dedicated to delivering quality services and continually improving.

Our consulting team has decades of experience in mooring system engineering, metocean condition analysis, wind and wave studies, marine dynamic analysis, oceanographic mooring design, renewable energy systems analysis, buoy systems, seakeeping and maneuvering studies, aquaculture structure inspection and risk assessment, and much more. 

We maintain relationships with clients in a diverse range of marine industries including: marine construction, finfish aquaculture, seaweed/shellfish aquaculture, marine transportation, marine renewable energy, oceanography, naval architecture, and fisheries.

Have a potential project requirement?  Please send us an email or call 250 483 7207. 


DSA provides professional marine consulting services focused on moorings, anchoring, dynamic analysis, marine hydrodynamics, CFD, third-party verification and coastal engineering. We serve diverse ocean sectors, including aquaculture, fisheries, defence, marine renewables, naval architecture, ocean technology, and energy. 

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Dynamic analysis using ProteusDS enables ocean industry professionals to quickly and efficiently determine the effect of wind, waves, and currents on equipment and structures to ensure performance, reliability, and safety. In addition to its consulting services, DSA Ocean has developed the software ProteusDS with add-ons that streamline the analysis of oceanographic mooring systems.


ShipMo3D is a seakeeping and maneuvering hydrodynamics software developed by Defence R&D Canada, an agency of the Canadian Department of National Defence. It can be licensed for commercial use as a toolset add-on for ProteusDS. It is used by Naval Architects and hydrodynamicists to assess the vessel performance in waves and moderate forward speed.