Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent, international engineering and project management consultancy with 140 years’ experience.

In Latin America we have 60 staff covering projects across the region, with our largest office in Lima, Peru, along with offices in Rio de Janeiro and Sau Paulo in Brazil and Bogota in Colombia. Our specialist engineers focus on port, coastal, river and water engineering, science and consultancy.

The team has extensive local and international experience in assisting clients in all phases of their projects from feasibility studies and approvals, design documentation and execution, to maintenance and business support.
Our key areas of expertise are:

  • Port planning and strategy (containers, dry bulk, liquid bulk, cruise, general cargo)
  • Marinas and small craft facilities
  • Maritime structures (quay walls, wharves, jetties, dolphins)
  • Coastal planning
  • Coastal structures (breakwaters, seawalls)
  • Dredging and reclamation
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Metocean data collection, analysis and interpretation

The team is backed by expertise and experience of more than 6,000 colleagues across the world, we work for public and private clients in more than 140 countries. We understand the local context and deliver appropriate local solutions. 

Our staff in the region is made up mostly of locals, along with a number of overseas staff who are also fluent in Spanish and  familiar with Latin American cultures. Royal HaskoningDHV has worked in Latin America since the nineties, with the regional Lima office established in 2007. We have a long and successful track record of providing specialist consultancy and project delivery, having completed over 100 coastal, maritime and waterways projects in Latin America. 

Our specialists consistently provide innovative, cost-effective and appropriate solutions to complex project challenges, by exploring the practical application of advanced technologies. We understand our clients’ businesses and develop good client relationships, with terminal operators, contractors and ministries.

We target our project delivery to optimise outcomes in line with the needs of the business, while our high level technical expertise adds value by identifying where significant cost reductions can be achieved through design innovation and risk management processes.

Map of our Latin America Projects

Jan-Willem Jongbloed

Regional Manager Latin America

Lima, Peru

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