RESOLVE Acquires Elliott Bay Design Group's New Orleans Office

By The Maritime Executive 2011-08-23 14:59:59

RESOLVE Marine Group, Inc. (RESOLVE) has acquired the staff and assets of the Elliott Bay Design Group’s (EBDG) New Orleans, Louisiana office.  The addition of former EBDG personnel in New Orleans expands  RESOLVE’s in-house engineering team, creating a new company and wholly owned subsidiary  RESOLVE Engineering Group, LLC.  The Group will support RESOLVE’s  extensive worldwide operations while continuing to serve both former and  new clients as a full-service naval architecture and marine engineering group.  RESOLVE Engineering Group, LLC provides new design, salvage engineering, modifications, feasibility studies, stability analyses, forensic engineering, incident response and damage stability  plan development among other services to support shipyards, and vessel owners and operators in the public and private sectors, in the U.S. and worldwide.

RESOLVE President  and CEO, Joseph E. Farrell, Jr. said, “This talented design team adds a new dimension to our growing RESOLVE Marine Group organization. Having an expanded team of professional naval architects and engineers on board allows us to fulfill our desire to greatly expand our damage stability plan writing and response services. By broadening the services we offer the maritime industry, we are adding value for our worldwide clients.”  Michael Walker, former EBDG General Manager, who leads New Orlean’s-based RESOLVE Engineering  Group, LLC  said,  "I speak for everyone here in New Orleans when I say how excited we are to be on board the RESOLVE team. It has been our mission to build the New Orleans group in depth and in disciplines. Now, with RESOLVE’s strong support and the resources available to us, we anticipate momentum in our growth and strengthened market position on the Gulf and East Coasts. “

PHOTO CAPTION: Former Elliott Bay Design Group personnel with RESOLVE Marine Group CEO Joe Farrel, Jr. (L-R) David Perret, Justin Barras, Anthony Rhoda, Eunice Bourgeois, Joel Wiik, Michael Walker, Joseph E. Farrell, Jr., Bill Scherer, Sam Charters

RESOLVE Engineering Group, LLC is located at One Canal Place, 365 Canal Street, Suite 1550, New Orleans, LA 70130.