The Shearer Group, Inc. Completes Bunker Barge Design

Seabrook, Texas, July 16th,2015 – The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) has recently completed the design of a 130’ x 35’ x 10’ double skin bunker barge for a Gulf Coast marine fuel supplier. The barge features below deck piping for cleaner and safer deck operations. Above deck are five (5) oil tanks and one potable water tank.


Fuel Oil – 4,500 BBLs

Potable Water – 40,000 Gallons

Lube Oil – 20,000 Gallons


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. Inland barges built to our designs number in the thousands, along with a myriad of towboat, dry dock and other specialty designs. Further, we are proud to be one of the only naval architecture and marine engineering members of The American Waterways Operators, Inc.


The Shearer Group, Inc. is a full-service naval architecture, marine engineering and marine surveying firm specializing in commercial vessel design and consulting.

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