Maritime technical consultancy services

Satisfying the demands of today, and tomorrow
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Ports, shipyards, and every other piece of maritime infrastructure evolve over time. To maximise your investments, maritime projects need to be adaptable – satisfying your current demands, while giving you a strong foundation to meet future needs.

At Royal HaskoningDHV, we stay at the forefront of innovation in maritime planning and development. Our teams of multi-disciplinary experts have helped clients across the five continents to create successful, future-proof maritime developments and sustainable port and shipyard infrastructure.

We have one of the largest and most experienced teams of maritime planning and design professionals globally. And we can help you with a comprehensive range of technical consultancy tasks – including maritime planning, technical due diligence, hinterland logistics advisory services, and navigational and mooring analysis.
If your port or shipyard assets are ageing, we can provide a realistic review, and advise you on the most cost-effective and sustainable answer.

Working with Royal HaskoningDHV, you get

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Operational excellence now and for the future
Good planning and development means you can reduce land use conflicts, improve hinterland connections, reduce bottlenecks, and make the best possible use of your resources. And this will improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of your whole maritime system today – and tomorrow.
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Sustainable planning and development
We’ll work closely and proactively with you to ensure we’re enhancing environmental and social practices, and supporting the urgent transition to net zero and beyond. Our understanding of the maritime sector means we can help you reduce emissions, increase energy efficiency, and improve sustainability to meet evolving regulations.
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Digital optimisation for long-term benefits
We’ll optimise your ports and terminals , and build in sustainability from the very start. Our cross-sector experience means we’ll find the best option to suit your project - providing the latest in cargo handling equipment, automation, and operational systems to minimise the waste of cost, time, space, and natural resources.

Our technical consultancy services include

  • Master planning and feasibility studies
  • Technical and operational due diligence services
  • Expert witness
  • Navigational & Mooring Analyses
  • Smart Mooring software
  • Hinterland logistics advisory services
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Specialist economic and marine support

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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.

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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.

Eric Smit - Maritime business development director

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Maritime business development director