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Nicholas Ratinaud

Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. Welcomes New Summer Intern!

Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) would like to welcome its new summer intern Nicholas Ratinaud! Nicholas is an incoming senior at Webb Institute in Glen Cove, New York. While at school, Nicholas is a volunteer instructor, coordinator, and boat builder at Brooklyn Boatworks where he coaches and instructs young city students in after-school dinghy sailboat construction programs.

Hannah Wistort

Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. Welcomes New Winter Intern!

Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. would like to welcome its 2016 winter intern, Hannah Wistort! Hannah is currently in her junior year at Webb Institute. This is Hannah’s fourth internship while at Webb. Other companies she has interned at include New England Boatworks, Matson, Inc., and Bay Ship & Yacht Co. 

New Additions to the Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. Team

Bristol, Rhode Island – September 16th, 2015 – Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) would like to announce two new additions to its naval architecture and marine engineering practice. Over the past three months Zachary Gilfus, naval architect, and Marissa Stutzman, mechanical engineer, have joined our team. 


Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. Announces the Delivery of the Double Skin 509A

Bristol, Rhode Island – August 10th, 2015 – A white paper called “The Future of LNG as a Fuel for U.S. Vessels” By Gregory Beers, P.E., Bristol Harbor Group, Inc.’s & The Shearer Group, Inc.’s President, and Stan Youtt, a Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. Senior Naval Architect.

Bristol, Rhode Island – September 8th, 2015 – Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) is pleased to announce that the Vane Brothers Company has taken delivery of a BHGI designed 55,000 BBL double hull oil barge. BHGI was contracted by Conrad Industries to develop the design of the 361’ x 62’ x 24.5’, 55,000 BBL double skin tank barge. 


Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. Designed ATB Unit Under Construction

Bristol, RI – April 24th, 2015 – Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) is currently completing the detail design phase of a 399’ x 74’ x 30’ 80,000 BBL double hull oil tank barge and a 120’ x 40’ x 18’- 6” twin screw ocean service tug. Both vessels are currently being built under ABS survey at Conrad Shipyard, L.L.C. in Amelia, LA with a 2015/2016 delivery date. The new ATB the Gulf Venture and Gulf Carrier will be operated domestically and internationally by John W. Stone Oil Distributor. It will be used to support the continually expanding shore bases as well as offshore operations. She will be capable of transit and delivery of various marine fuels and associated products.


Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. and Conrad Shipyard, L.L.C. Receive ABS Approval in Principle for LNG Transport Barge

Bristol, Rhode Island, August 22, 2014 – Conrad Shipyard, L.L.C. engaged Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) to develop a 3,000 cubic meter Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) transport barge utilizing a Bristol Harbor Group proven hull design built by Conrad.  Bristol Harbor Group has been awarded an “Approval in Principle” (AIP) by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for the design of the 3,000 cubic meter Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Transport Barge design on behalf of Conrad Shipyard, L.L.C. of Morgan City, Louisiana.


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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