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Project Consulting

In addition to designing vessels, Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. provides technical support and consulting services to vessel owners, charterers, and operators. This can provide Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. with a comprehensive picture of a client’s operation, and allows us to deliver on their specific needs and desires. We have found that adding value throughout the entire vessel acquisition, operation, maintenance and decommissioning process is the most effective way to build long term relationships with our clients. 

Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. provides consulting services to clients worldwide. These services can be in support of new construction projects, modifications, regularly scheduled dry docks or more comprehensive maintenance periods. Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. offers a full spectrum of service, from concept design, through shipyard selection and contract negotiation. This can include detail design and construction oversight, design and implementation of tests and trials, and eventual lifecycle management and maintenance support. Satisfied Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. clients understand the value of having one cohesive team accomplish all of these phases of vessel creation and operation. 


  • Lifecylce Management
  • Logistics Planning
  • Marine Construction Support, waterfront development,
    bridges, offshore installations, unit movements
  • Acquisition Support
  • Performance Specification Development
  • Construction Specification Development
  • Cost Estimating
  • Request For Proposal (RFP) Development
  • Source Selection
  • Technical Screening and Selection
  • Technical Due Diligence for Financial Institutions
  • Contract Development and Negotiation
  • Transportation and Installation Support
  • Procurement Strategies
  • Turnkey Design / Build Services (see Special Projects)
  • Construction Oversight
  • Quality Assurance
  • Independent Design Verification
  • Monthly Progress Reports
  • Vessel Inspections
  • Schedule Review
  • Shipyard Deliverables Review
  • Regulatory Liaison Change Order Management
  • Progress Payment Assurance
  • Testing and Trial Program Development and Implementation
  • Systems and Equipment Testing and Validation
  • Record Keeping
  • Digital Photo Documentation

Consulting Services:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Design Studies
  • Model Testing, program design and execution
  • Fleet Reviews
  • Fleet Management Planning
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Safety Assessments
  • Accessibility Requirement Review
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Review and Compliance
  • Non Tank Vessel Response Plan Development
  • Sea-fastening Design
  • Lifting Analyses
  • Technical Assurance of Marine Operations
  • Development of Marine Operations Procedures
  • Maintenance System Development and Implementation