Texas Department of Transportation Ferry

Passenger Vessel


In 2017, The Shearer Group, Inc. was awarded a five-year Indefinite Deliverable contract with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). TSGI is providing design, engineering and construction oversight services to TxDOT for a new 500 passenger, 70 car diesel-electric hybrid ferry providing service from Galveston Island to Bolivar Peninsula.

Dimensions: 293' x 66' x 70'
Capacity: 70 Car, 500 Passenger
Propulsion: Diesel Electric with Energy Storage
Propellers: Voith Schneider