Representative Newbuilding Projects

  • Prepared a preliminary design for a new concept, multi-mission 700 passanger training vessel for the Maritime Administration (2015)
  • Performing all plan review and technical evaluation for a Jones Act operator building next generation container carriers (2012-2017).
  • Providing site supervision and inspection services for APT-Kinder Morgan for the construction of 4 tankers at the Aker Philadelphia SY.
  • Prepared a design for a self unloading bulk carrier ATB (2014-2015)
  • Teamed with owner to draft performance specification, conduct trade-off studies for machinery and equipment options, evaluate shipyard technical bids, and perform plan review for 2 Liberty Class Aframax Tankers at Aker Philadelphia Shipyard (2010-2014)
  • Produced concept design for rail carrier including General Arrangement, Outline Specification, Accomodation Layout, and Midship Section for Owner’s solicitation of bids from shipyards (2009)
  • Worked with owner to draft mission requirements for Aframax tanker and prepared performance requirements and several concept designs with estimated construction and operating costs to allow owner to evaluate vessel size and configuration.  Supported owner with bid package and shipyard solicitations (2010-preent).
  • Teamed with owner to draft performance specification and evaluate shipyard technical bids for Container and Rocon vessel options. (2007-2009)
  • Conducted market assessment, developed performance and service requirements, and produced concept level ship designs for eleven RoRo and Rocon type vessels for MARAD’s American Marine Highways program (2010-2011)
  • Prepared performance specifications and reviewed shipyard design proposals for deck container barge (2010)

  • Performed plan review and technical support for 3 Handy size bulk carrier newbuildings at HMD Shipyard in Korea (2009-2010)
  • Produced concept level design of High Speed Trimaran vessels for trailer transport (2009-2011)
  • Performed plan review for 6 TBS Shipping multi-purpose vessel newbuildings in China (2007-2010)
  • Provided contracting support and owner’s on site inspection team, and performed plan review for US Shipping Product Tanker Newbuilding (2006-2010)
  • Assisted with Ketchikan Shipyard Drydock Procurement and provided owner’s site supervision services in China (2006-7)
  • Prepared a preliminary design of 45k m3 LNG carrier for unique trade route (2006)
  • Prepared a concept design of RoLo vessel with heavy lift capability (2006)
  • Provided design development and acquisition support for ConocoPhillips’ ultra-large LNG carriers (2004-2006)
  • Performed design review of 2,800-3,000 TEU containership newbuildings in support of Owner’s purchase evaluation (2004-2006)
  • Prepared the contract design for a 750k bbl tanker
  • Performed plan review for a 73,400DWT Panamax tanker newbuilding in China (2003)
  • Provided shipyard design support for 1.3m bbl double hull tanker (2000)