Bristol Harbor Group Inc. to design New York ferry


(BRISTOL, R.I.) — Bristol Harbor Group Inc. (BHGI) was recently contracted by Sayville Ferry Service Inc. of Sayville, N.Y., to provide the design of an aluminum monohull high-speed ferry for 400 passengers and cargo providing service from Sayville to Fire Island.

The new design will be based on an existing parent vessel. The vessel will be designed to comply with 46 CFR U.S. Coast Guard Subchapter K standards. The project includes both preliminary and detail design packages for all aspects of naval architecture and marine engineering. There is particular emphasis on modernization of the propulsion plant, improvements for passenger embarkation/debarkation and cargo handling, hydrodynamic enhancements, and vibration reduction.

BHGI specializes in commercial vessel design and consulting and has experience with tugs, barges, articulated tug-barge units (ATBs), passenger vessels, workboats, dredges and floating dry docks. For more information, visit

By Professional Mariner Staff