Green port operations

We are market leaders in port operations and environmental assessment and have a proven track record of supporting our maritime clients to meet the challenges presented by climate change. 
Green port operations
With experience of delivering a wide range of port infrastructure and planning projects across the globe, we understand the challenges of operating efficiently, delivering growth and improving sustainability in a sensitive marine environment.

We have experience of working with individual ports and port groups, terminal operators, port authorities, trade bodies, port tenants and contractors as well as international financial institutions including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and EBRD.

The breadth of our experience means that we can draw on a wide selection of project scenarios to identify solutions that deliver. Every project is unique, however by drawing on our extensive portfolio, we are also able to share the lessons and innovations that have achieved success.

An integrated approach

Identifying solutions that can best meet the challenges of improving sustainability in port operations requires a thorough understanding of all the potential risks, issues and opportunities. At Royal HaskoningDHV, we bring together a global team of experts across all aspects of green ports practice.

With maritime design (civil/structural/mechanical) engineers, port master planners, maritime electrical engineers, climate resilience specialists, maritime environmental specialists, alternative energy specialists, maritime economists and investment specialists, we can offer a blend of technical advice with sound financial and economic knowledge that is specific to the maritime sector.

By integrating all relevant areas of specialism into a cohesive Green Ports Team we ensure that the solutions we deliver have been challenged from all angles, are robust and are right first time.
Green port operations

A comprehensive record of maritime expertise

At Royal HaskoningDHV, we are applying our decades of maritime knowledge and operational expertise across all maritime sectors to meet the present and emerging challenges faced by our clients. We understand that implementing changes to deliver improved sustainability needs to be developed alongside existing operations. Our unparalleled experience in all aspects of port and terminal operation means that we understand how vital this is and prioritise the importance of business continuity.

Green port solutions

Our experience is particularly related to six main areas, which are linked to many of the key areas of challenge experienced by clients seeking to become smarter, greener ports.

Local knowledge with global influence

The blending of our technical and financial expertise is matched by our: knowledge of local contexts; on-the-ground understanding of a ports’ needs; as well as our global resources and experience in international policy development and implementation.

Our approach to projects also aligns with the move towards digital innovations and solutions that are being pursued by many industry and international bodies such as the United Nations, to ensure our clients have ports that are ready not just for the challenges of today, but also for those to come in the next decade and beyond.

Read how we have put our green port approach into action.

Smart ports

Using innovative technology to streamline port operations.

Claartje Hoyng - Associate Director Maritime Netherlands


Associate Director Maritime Netherlands

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