The Shearer Group, Inc. Promotes Two Employees

Houston, Texas – January 7th, 2022 – The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) is delighted to announce the promotion of two key members of the firm’s team, Joshua S. Sebastian, P.E. and Harrison C. Brann, P.E.

Joshua S. Sebastian, P.E., a 13-year veteran of the firm, has been promoted to the position of Vice President – Operations following his accomplishments as the Engineering Manager of TSGI for 8 years. A registered Professional Engineer in Connecticut, Texas, and Washington, Joshua will be responsible for all business aspects of TSGI while still utilizing his 23 years of broad maritime industry experience to assist TSGI in continuing to provide the outstanding engineering services its clients have come to expect.

Harrison C. Brann, P.E., a 7-year veteran of the firm as a Senior Naval Architect, has been promoted to Engineering Manager following his years of successful project management experience and receiving his Master of Business degree from Rice University in 2021. Also, a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas, Harrison will be responsible for managing TSGI’s engineering team. Harrison has assisted in many of TSGI’s defining projects including towboat designs, dry docks, LNG conversions, hybrid vessel designs, tank barges, marine construction equipment and dredges.

The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) is the global leader for design of inland towboats, ferries, workboats, marine construction equipment and barges. We have a rich history of providing naval architecture, marine engineering, and marine surveying services to the marine industry, with a focus on the inland sector.


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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