Anne Hasuly recently joined The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) as a naval architect. The Houston, Texas-based naval architecture, marine engineering & marine surveying firm is a leading designer of inland towboats and barges.

Hasuly is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Texas, and holds a bachelors of science degree in naval architecture and marine engineering from the University of New Orleans. She is also a member of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers, and the Louisiana Engineering Society.

Prior to joining TSGI, Hasuly worked for Aqualis Offshore as a senior naval architect. During her time at Aqualis, Anne was the project manager and lead naval architect for the basic design of two self-elevating, self-propelled liftboats.

Before joining Aqualis Offshore, Hasuly worked as a naval architect at MiNO Marine, LLC, Jefferson, La., where she consulted on various types of vessels. She has experience with stability analysis, motions analysis, structural analysis, incline experiments, and experience in full design and engineering of liftboats.

Contributing Editor Kirk Moore was a reporter for the Asbury Park Press for over 30 years before joining WorkBoat in 2015. He wrote several award-winning stories on marine, environmental, coastal and military issues that helped drive federal and state government policy changes. He has also been an editor for WorkBoat’s sister publication, National Fisherman, for over 25 years. Moore was awarded the Online News Association 2011 Knight Award for Public Service for the “Barnegat Bay Under Stress,” 2010 series that led to the New Jersey state government’s restoration plan. He lives in West Creek, N.J.