Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) is a full-service, employee-owned naval architecture and marine engineering firm that supports owners, operators and shipyards. Our team of naval architects, engineers, designers and analysts have expertise with designing, supporting and analyzing the feasibility of marine transportation.

We create accurate, realistic and creative designs that move smoothly from concept to service. And while our team is second to none, we know that’s not enough to achieve our clients’ goals: responsiveness and a team approach are the added ingredients that make solving the hardest challenges possible.

Our mission is to help our clients provide safe and efficient transportation of people and cargo with minimal impact on the environment. In doing so, we seek the best combination of service, quality and innovation to deliver designs that are better to build and better to operate.

featured projects

EBDG Ferry Design - Governors Island

EBDG designed a double-ended ferry for Governors Island to provide transportation between the Battery Maritime Building in Lower Manhattan and Soissons Landing.  The passenger-only ferry has an overall length of 132′ and capacity for 400 passengers.  One vessel of this design was built at Blount Boats.

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Fishing Vessels - Triple Jet Gillnetter

EBDG and Cummins collaborated to design this 32′ x 20′ ultra-shallow, triple jet gillnetter specifically for Bristol Bay.  The vessel can make 20 knots with a full load of 20,000 pounds of salmon.

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Cargo Vessel - Global Provider

EBDG designed this 126′ bunker ship for Maxum Petroleum with capacity for 150,000 gallons.  Project scope included concept and contract design, regulatory support and detail design.

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better to build • better to operate