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New NYPA Tug Under Construction

In 2013, Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. was awarded a contract by the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to engineer, design and perform construction supervision support services for two new tug vessels. The tugs will be used primarily for deployment, retrieval and maintenance of an ice boom annually installed near the outlet of Lake Erie to help protect NYPA’s hydroelectric plant intakes on the Niagara River from heavy ice flows.


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.


Marine News Article About ABS Approved LNG Towboat Design

Please click the link below to navigate to an article that was written about our sister company, The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI)  by Joseph Keefe from New Wave Media about TSGI and Conrad Industries teaming up for ABS approved design of an LNG towboat. We are very excited for our sister company and Conrad Industries and would like to thank Joesph Keefe for writing a great article! The article can be seen in the February issue of Marine News.


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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