Bristol, Rhode Island – December 14th, 2021 – On Monday, December 13th, 2021, Bollinger Shipyards delivered the HOLLAND, a 400ft x 100ft ocean transport barge to Electric Boat’s Groton Shipyard. Bristol Harbor Group, Inc began working with Electric Boat engineers in 2017 to design the one-of-a-kind vessel.
“Bristol Harbor Group is proud to be a part of the team that has designed and built this unique vessel which will play such critical role in constructing the next generation of American ballistic missile submarines. Solving the many unique design challenges involved demonstrates the world-class capabilities of our naval architects and marine engineers.”
- Daniel Eling, P.E., BHGI Senior Naval Architect
HOLLAND was built by Bollinger in Amelia, LA and will support the construction and maintenance of the Columbia Class ballistic missile and Virginia Class fast attack submarines. The Columbia Class submarines will replace the aging Ohio Class ballistic missile submarines and Bristol Harbor Group, Inc is proud to support Electric Boat and the U.S. Navy in executing this important mission.
BHGI is a full-service naval architecture, marine engineering and consulting firm located in Bristol, RI. BHGI has been in business for more than twenty-five 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: https://bristolharborgroup.com.