Bristol, Rhode Island – March 15th, 2024 – Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) has welcomed Kyle Pagan as a naval architect to its naval architecture and marine engineering firm.

Kyle holds a Master’s degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of New Orleans and a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University. For his graduate research, he conducted an in-depth study of the performance of 3D printing materials under the influence of water exposure, investigating their potential effects on ship models utilized in towing tank testing.

Prior to working at BHGI, Kyle worked as a naval architect at Birdon US in Elmwood, LA. He was a member of the 500 SWBS group responsible for designing auxiliary systems for the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Waterways Commerce cutter program. Kyle also interned at LLOG Exploration Company in Covington, LA, and assisted project managers with engineering calculations, subsea integrity management programs, and regulatory requirements for several deep-water oil and gas production systems. This experience provided him with firsthand exposure to offshore operations and further augmented his expertise in maritime engineering.

BHGI is a full-service naval architecture, marine engineering and consulting firm located in Bristol, Rhode Island. BHGI has been in business for more than thirty years and has produced numerous designs, to which hundreds of vessels have been built. BHGI specializes in commercial vessel design and consulting and has experience with tugs, barges, Articulated Tug/Barge Units (ATB), passenger vessels, workboats, dredges and floating dry docks. To learn more, you can visit our website:


Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. is a full-service naval architecture and marine engineering firm specializing in commercial vessel design and consulting.

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