Seabrook, Texas – October19th, 2015 – The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) is pleased to announce a new addition to its naval architecture, marine engineering and marine surveying practice. Harrison Brann joined TSGI in October of 2015 as a naval architect. In 2011, Harrison graduated with a bachelor’s degree in naval architecture and marine engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He has a wide range of knowledge of marine engineering specialties including ship stability, damage analysis, systems integration, ship survivability, and firefighting systems. Previously, Harrison has worked for the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) in their ship engineering department analyzing stability calculations for engineering firms, shipyards, and vessel owners. Prior to ABS, Harrison worked at ICI Services Corporation as an associate naval architect working on systems design and integration for various marine projects. Harrison is a member of SNAME and an Engineer in Training in Virginia. He plans on sitting for the Professional Engineer examination in the spring of 2016.
The Shearer Group, Inc. is the global leader for design of inland towboats and barges. We have a rich history of providing naval architecture and marine engineering services to the marine industry, with a focus on the inland sector.