The maritime industry faces diverse market challenges including shifting and dramatic increases in trade flows, increasingly complex business processes and pressing environmental issues. Our professionals have a big picture understanding of maritime operations. We prepare freight demand forecasts that help you plan and manage your infrastructure – including intermodal facilities, structures and rail connections – to ensure smooth cargo flows, maximize operational efficiency and achieve a competitive advantage. We also guide you through today's technological challenges, including alternative sources of power, on-shore power to vessels, LEED® certification of facilities, radio-frequency identification and solar-powered switching.
Our waterfront expertise ranges from ship docks to shoreline protection and dredging to industrial facilities. Our experience also includes unique projects such as the berthing of historical ships. We provide planning, feasibility studies, condition assessments, permitting, design and inspection for both public and private clients. We also have considerable experience in renovating and upgrading existing docks to accommodate deeper channels and larger berth ships.