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Technical Marine Services

The Shearer Group, Inc. provides naval architecture, marine engineering, marine surveying and technical support services to clients worldwide. Commercial vessel designs include towboats, inland barges (liquid cargo, dry cargo, crane) and miscellaneous vessels such as dry docks and casinos.

Quality is an important part of engineering, and at The Shearer Group, Inc. our naval architects and marine engineers follow strict document checking procedures. All drawings and calculations that leave The Shearer Group, Inc. are checked by a senior or principal naval architect and marine engineer prior to release. This checking process ensures that all documents have at least “two sets of eyes” on them, and fosters a team approach for almost all of our projects..

Further, regular design review meetings are held to ensure that our naval architects and marine engineers are not working in a vacuum. With a core purpose “To Create”, it is important to make sure that we are constantly innovating and pushing our work product to the limits. That said, our engineers also have much real world experience, enabling us to make sure that our designs are innovative, yet practical.

At The Shearer Group, Inc., we focus on practical solutions to what are sometimes complex requirements. Our rich operational history (dating back to the 1920’s by way of the Shearer family tradition on the inland waterways) helps keep our naval architects, marine engineers, marine surveyors and designers grounded and able to deliver real world solutions to our client’s problems.

Shearer Group engineers are degreed naval architects and marine engineers with a passion for creating simple, efficient designs. Our team is client focused and we pride ourselves on our ability to communicate with clients. Simple, practical solutions to complex problems are our specialty

Our Services

Naval Architecture

The Shearer Group, Inc. offers a wide range of design, engineering and analysis services for Naval Architecture. The Shearer Group, Inc. utilizes state of the art computer modeling and design tools in concert with time honored design practices to develop innovative and functional designs that meet our customers' diverse requirements.

Naval Architecture
Marine Engineering

Marine Engineering

The Shearer Group, Inc. marine engineers have many years of hands on experience, both aboard vessels and in shipyards. This practical experience allows our marine engineers to better understand both operational and technical issues.

Marine Surveying

In addition to designing vessels, The Shearer Group, Inc.  provides technical support and consulting services to vessel owners, charterers, and operators. Much of this work includes marine surveying, both for construction oversight for new vessels, and for incident response for existing vessels.

Marine Surveying