As one of the world’s premier independent ship design and engineering fi rm, BMT offers the complete range of naval architecture and marine engineering services to shipbuilders, operators, and fl eet owners. The fi rm’s experienced U.S.-based ship design and engineering professionals support projects throughout the vessel life cycle, from requirements and concept development through class and production design, and post-delivery support. BMT offers high-value knowledge and expertise in a range of technical and program management disciplines, and is a leader and key partner in executing ship design, acquisition and other technical programs for both commercial and government customers. With a substantial footprint in the U.S. and locations such as the U.K., Australia, Canada and the far east, BMT offers global resources and expertise to deliver expert products and services. In the U.S., BMT employs professionals in all key ship design, engineering, maintenance and program management disciplines from offi ces in Virginia, Texas, Washington and at home offi ces and customer sites throughout the continent and Hawaii. Its global capability and U.S. workforce position BMT as the leading independent fi rm in the U.S. shipbuilding market.
BMT continues to develop its U.S.-based business, and position itself as a partner of choice for ship owners, shipbuilders, agencies, and companies requiring expert technical services in the maritime and government sectors. The past year has seen key successes in terms of new ship deliveries, key project wins, new business partnerships, and record company growth. BMT is actively executing multiple key projects in sectors such as U.S. offshore wind, passenger vessels, patrol craft, workboats and naval ships.
In the past year, Kitsap Transit has accepted delivery of two new high-speed passenger ferries designed by BMT and built by Nichols Bros. Boat Builders. The Enetai and Commander carry 255 passengers at speeds up to 38 knots. As the U.S. wind industry heats up, BMT is a key partner for the design of wind farm support vessels/crew transfer vessels (CTVs). The WindServe Odyssey is operating on the U.S. east coast and more are in the pipeline. BMT has also delivered projects and contract wins as an independent partner for shipbuilders executing U.S. government programs, including T-AGOS(X), T-ARC(X), LAW, OPC and others. BMT also partnered in the delivery of a new workboat for the State of Maryland that is currently under construction.