Maritime environments are complex ecosystems. Infrastructure, equipment, processes, people and customers work together within regulatory controls to provide a safe, resilient and cost-effective service spanning many decades. And over 140 years, we’ve learned the only way to make a port work in harmony is to take a holistic approach.
In these environments, daily operations can be challenging. Equipment breaks down, systems fail, staffing can be inconsistent, vessels might arrive or depart late, and power outages occur. Worse, these events often happen concurrently. So resilient plans, resources, and continuity strategies are essential to allow you to deliver consistent high performance.
Most facilities' operations can also be streamlined and improved. New technology can make ports and shipyards smarter, improving performance and efficiency in all areas, from cost control to energy use. But these solutions don’t just happen; they need you to make the best use of digital systems and data.
Our design and consultancy services can help. By combining our long, practical experience of maritime operations with our deployment of suitable digital tools, we can give you the guidance and insights to implement better processes, designs and plans, using new technology to its full potential.
For example, you could:
Achieve your goals by combining maritime experience and digital tools
Through First Marine International (FMI), a company of Royal HaskoningDHV, we are also able to provide specialist consultancy services to the marine industry. FMI delivers expert assistance and information to shipbuilders, ship repairers, and other marine-related organisations worldwide.
Ocean Shipping Consultants (OSC) is our specialist unit focusing on economics and maritime markets, providing a wide range of specialist due diligence and advisory services to support the maritime, ports and logistics industry.