Roll off RoRo and ferry terminals

Royal HaskoningDHV has extensive knowledge and technical and operational expertise in the design of RoRo and ferry terminals. Our skills in these areas are recognised worldwide.
Roll-On-Roll-Off-RoRo and Ferry terminals

Successful RoRo and passenger ferry terminals ensure all passengers, crew, and freight move safely and efficiently between ship and shore. So, it’s vital to put these goals at the heart of your RoRo and passenger ferry terminal design and development.

RoRo ferry terminal design, tailored to your requirements

Every RoRo ferry terminal development should be tailored closely to the port facility's unique needs. At Royal HaskoningDHV, we’ll do exactly that – supporting you to plan, design, and create the RoRo terminal that’s right for your port.

Our expert RoRo ferry terminal consultants have over 40 years of experience implementing RoRo terminals. And as thought leaders in the field, they’re often found presenting at specialist conferences across the globe. We apply this expertise to every project, so you can be sure you’re getting the best service.

Expert support for your passenger ferry terminal development

From passenger ferry terminal planning and design to construction and maintenance, keeping ship-to-shore facilities functional, safe, and profitable takes a lot of moving parts.

At Royal HaskoningDHV, we’ll support you to create a terminal that can load and unload vehicles and passengers with ease, and move freight smoothly.

Our passenger ferry terminal consultants are experts in the entire design and build process, including master planning, design, procurement, safety audits, and inspections of new and existing facilities. We also offer detailed advice on operational processes and make sure every solution we recommend meets your location’s requirements.

Our RoRo and passenger ferry terminal capabilities

We have a long-established commitment to excellence and innovation – and have developed more than 50 floating pontoon structure and vehicle linkspan design and performance specifications. We’ll work closely with you and ensure projects adhere to relevant legislation and regulations.

Our multi-disciplinary teams have experience working on an array of projects, including:

  • Linkspans
  • Passenger boarding bridges
  • Berthing and mooring structures
  • Floating pontoon structures
  • New terminal buildings
  • Vehicle marshalling areas
  • All associated landside infrastructure
Simon Lewis - Project director


Project director

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Maritime challenges

To create future-proof maritime facilities that will continue to thrive for decades to come, you need a combined digital, sustainable, and climate resilient strategy.

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Our offerings

The drive to improve performance, energy efficiency, environmental standards and safety are ever present. Constraints over costs and timings add to the challenge. Find out how we can support with the challenges you are facing.

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Sectors we support

We are global maritime consultants specialised in the planning and design of marine facilities, ports and terminals, and shipyards. 

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