Ports and marine

Tetra Tech Coffey offers comprehensive engineering and environmental design, planning, and execution for an array of ports, marine and waterfront projects.

Ports are vital infrastructure that directly affect economies. We understand the challenges clients face when expanding or upgrading their port and marine facilities.

Our team of experienced project managers, environmental consultants, geotechnical engineers, geophysicists, and technicians enable clients to make the right decisions throughout each stage of their project. Our expertise, experience, and advice will help to reduce risk, prevent cost blow outs, and avoid delays.

Our services include:

Construction management

  • Construction timelines, cost, and quality parameters
  • Environmental risks
  • Onsite worker safety
  • Unfavourable or unexpected ground or seabed conditions
  • Sediment disposal
  • Potential reuse of dredging material
  • Instrumentation and geotechnical and environmental monitoring


  • Risk analysis
  • Cost Control
  • Foundation design
  • Dredging and reclamation design
  • Heavy duty pavement design
  • Environmental design implications


  • Project scoping and structuring
  • Site selection
  • Risk assessment for ground conditions

Operations and maintenance

  • Pavement serviceability and maintenance
  • Environmental monitoring and management
  • Health and safety management
  • Maintenance dredging

Planning and risk management

  • Ground conditions
  • Environmental impacts
  • Oil spills
  • Dredging and reclamation
  • Authority requirements

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