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Port Management Consultants in Vancouver, British Columbia

The ability of your port to succeed and grow financially depends on the degree to which you implement safe and effective practices. For you to realize your full potential, your current operations will need to be evaluated thoroughly. With up-to-the-minute knowledge of best practices for the port industry, our team of experts will give you the insight you need to move forward more efficiently with port management in Vancouver.

Comprised of ex-senior industry directors and port marine managers, they will draw upon extensive experience that involves every aspect of port management from concept and preliminary design through construction and contract supervision.

This depth and breadth of experience allow for a thorough assessment of your port, its capacity, and its utilization. We examine numerous criteria such as the length and draft of berths, storage yard area, storage types, cargo types, and even the hours of operation, providing a comprehensive assessment of your port’s capacity.

Some of the areas that we assess include:port management vancouver british columbia

  • Port and terminal planning

  • Increasing throughput capacity by improving the operation of the yard

  • Navigational aspects

  • Wet infrastructure optimising berth utilisation

  • Met-ocean climates such as wind, wave, and current conditions

  • Improving traffic flow and increasing storage capacity by optimising the port layout

  • Berth assessment, determining suitability for specific ships

  • Optimisation of mooring patterns and fendering through detailed mooring and berthing analysis

  • Vessel manoeuvring studies, including approach channel design and turning basin

  • Assessment of passing vessel effect to provide suggestions concerning the minimum distance of separation and speed limitations

  • Risk analysis determining the frequency of collisions and their impact, groundings, allisions, subsea cables being struck by anchors, and more

Our confidential assessments are tailored to your port, recognizing the unique variables that result in individual requirements. Past and present vessel traffic flows can be modelled, providing insight into port capacity, cargo throughput, and berth performance.

Our specialist team will complete this assessment along with support from a group comprised of subject matter experts. Once done, the assessment can be used to identify options for increasing port efficiency and utilisation. All proposed modifications can be modelled to demonstrate the effects of new berths, implementation of navigation rules, channel widening, and more.

Once the most appropriate port optimisations and improvements are determined, they will be implemented to bring port infrastructure to peak levels of performance, in turn granting increased net revenue returns.

Our team is available, even at short notice, to provide assessments for your Vancouver, BC port. At your request, implementation programs may also be provided to ensure the successful application of all recommendations.

Our Orcades Marine directors and managers provide port management in Prince Rupert, BC. Contact us today for more locations in Canada.

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