A high-tech ship-modeling organization that set up operations in Maine last summer plans to add 16 people to its payroll next year.
The American Bureau of Shipping says it now has 30 employees at its modeling center, which opened last summer at Brunswick Landing, the former Brunswick Naval Air Station.
In a letter to Gov. Paul LePage, Chairman Robert Somerville says ABS is planning to add 16 people to its Maine work force in 2012.
The Brunswick modeling center creates computer-aided design models of client vessels.