JMS Designs Fisheries Research Vessel for USGS Great Lakes Science Center

By MarEx 2012-08-10 11:28:32

JMS Naval Architects (JMS) of Mystic, CT has completed the contract design for a Fisheries Research Vessel for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Great Lakes Science Center. The FRV GRAYLING will replace the existing R/V GRAYLING and will be a member of a 5 vessel fleet owned and operated by the Great Lakes Science Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Final Design, Construction, and Commissioning solicitation is currently out for bids.


JMS has extensive experience related to all aspects of research vessel design and operation and is a recognized expert on the subject. JMS brings this unique knowledge and depth of experience to every research vessel design project.

JMS Naval Architects is a specialty maritime engineering firm providing naval architecture, marine engineering, marine surveying, and marine casualty response services to a commercial and government client base representing all aspects of the maritime industry. JMS maintains a full-time staff of naval architects and engineers with practical experience. Their unique combination of high-end analytical engineering expertise and practical seafaring experience allows JMS to deliver rapid and innovative solutions to complex problems.