From Ship to Shore

Point of View

Impeccable field investigations distinguish our work on technically demanding, environmentally sensitive waterfront facilities.

Public ports, federal agencies, transportation departments and the military share the need for engineering solutions that demonstrate respect for and understanding of the dynamic conditions and physical challenges of designing facilities at the water’s edge. The electrical, mechanical, fire protection and technology needs of marine vessels off shore add to the complexity of providing relevant solutions. Up front rigor paves the way to engineering excellence in the marine market space.

Our Services

  • Caisson lighting & valve controls
  • Direct, buried & utility trenches
  • Domestic water
  • Double contained piping systems
  • Fire protection
  • Fire suppression water
  • Fuel distribution piping
  • Hydrant design
  • Oily water treatment facilities
  • Over water facility inspection & assessment
  • Industrial power
  • Power distribution
  • Process cooling water (for nuclear facilities)
  • Process piping for fish hatcheries
  • Protection systems (power quality & reliability)
  • Sanitary sewers
  • Shore power
  • Storm water diversion
  • Utility hose design & specification

Facility Types

  • Upland Facilities
  • Recreation Facilities
  • Commercial Facilities
  • Military Facilities
  • Industrial Facilities

Upland Facilities

  • Central plants
  • Dry dock process water protection
  • Medium and low voltage power requirements
  • Pumping facilities

Recreation Facilities

  • Docks and moorage for live-aboard vessels
  • Transitory & visitor accommodations (e.g., raceway systems (telephone, cable, tv))

Commercial Facilities

  • Container wharfs & piers
  • Commercial fuel dock loading & unloading
  • Passenger terminal installations at the wharf
  • Shore power and moorage for cruise ship facilities

Military Facilities

  • Hot iron & cold iron piers & wharfs (home port)
  • Piers, wharfs & dry docks
  • Temporary moorages for security & waterfront surveillance

Industrial Facilities

  • Fuel loading & offloading transport
  • Fuel storage & receiving
  • Pipelines

Safety and Security

  • 100% CPR-certified team
  • Trained on all of the safety & security protocols to be on site
  • Two people on field investigations at all times

Waterfront Projects

Marina Upgrades
City of Des Moines
Des Moines, WA

TOTE Vessel Shore Power
Port of Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Integrated Dry Dock Water Treatment System
U.S. Navy
Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton, WA

  • By the Numbers

    More than 25 marine projects in the past 5 years

    More than $130 million in marine construction value in the past 5 years

    100% of marine projects included electrical power distribution