17 Mar 2016

Royal HaskoningDHV has won the ‘Engineering Company of the Year’ award at the Mersey Maritime Industry Awards (MMIA) 2016.


Maritime, energy and industry organisations from the UK’s North West region took part in the event, which is organised by Mersey Maritime and celebrates achievements within the maritime sector.

Three of the region’s businesses were shortlisted for the ‘Engineering Company of the Year’ award. Sponsored by Liverpool John Moores University, the award is presented to companies able to demonstrate their credentials as a leader in its field, locally and internationally.

Specifically applicants for the award had to demonstrate their local and global maritime presence by submitting details from key projects over the previous 12 months. The projects submitted by the Royal HaskoningDHV Liverpool office projects not only highlighted our diverse engineering skills, but also our local and global experience.

Tim Davies, Royal HaskoningDHV Sector Director for Passenger & Vehicle Terminals commented “Winning this award with so many important clients in the room cemented our position as the ‘go to’ maritime consultant in the region. For the staff here in Liverpool it means recognition for the tremendous efforts they have made during the past year.

Projects submitted included:

•    The review of the proposed new Brisbane cruise terminal
•    Repair options for the Liverpool cruise terminal floating landing stages
•    A new cruise terminal building in Liverpool
•    Engineering procurement, design verification and commissioning of a new vehicle linkspan and passenger walkway at Ullapool

The evening had a ministerial presence with Local MPs and MEPs in attendance with 220 guests that included UK Shipping Minster Robert Goodwill, the UK Chamber of Shipping and DG MARE the Maritime and Fisheries Directorate at the EU Commission in Brussels.

The annual awards are organised by Mersey Maritime, the region’s maritime representative body, with the aim of promoting business and highlighting the extensive variety operating within the sector in the Liverpool city region, and the wider North West of the UK.