Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. Completes Tailrace Buoy Design for NYPA

Press Release – Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) was contracted by the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to provide naval architecture and marine engineering services to review and analyze a Canadian Coast Guard buoy for required internal ballast and mooring in order to secure the buoy moorings in tailrace waters. NYPA’s fast water warning buoys had reached the end of their life cycle.

BHGI conducted a site visit at the Moses-Saunders Power Dam in Massena, NY. The purpose of the visit was to inspect the tailrace buoys currently installed downstream of the dam and to discuss possible new designs developments with NYPA’s engineers. BHGI, assisted NYPA personnel, inspected all of the buoys currently installed while gathering data in field conditions and buoy performance.

BHGI is a full-service naval architecture, marine engineering and consulting firm located in Bristol, RI. BHGI has been in business for more than twenty-five years and produced numerous designs, to which hundreds of vessels have been built. BHGI specializes in commercial vessel design and consulting and has experience with tugs, barges, Articulated Tug/Barge Units (ATB), passenger vessels, workboats, dredges and floating dry docks. To learn more you can visit our website: http://bristolharborgroup.com.