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Year / Location

Project Type

Project Details

2013-India

Lender’s Engineer for Dighi Port

  • Validation of project schedule
  • Validation of project cost
  • Review of civil and mechanical contracts
  • Review of infrastructure support arrangements

2013-India

Discreet events simulation for Dharamtar Creek

  • Multi-cargo logistics
  • Transshipment and barging
  • Channel congestion
  • Cargo evacuation and handling equipment
  • Detailed capex & opex

2013-India

Review of DPR, preliminary engineering works and cost optimisation for Nargol Port

  • Review of DPR
  • Suggestion of alternative layouts
  • Preliminary engineering works
  • Optimization of overall block costs
  • Detailed capex & opex

2013-Rwanda

Detailed design of a Shipyard

  • Conceptional design of shipyard
  • Detailed design of shipyard
  • Engineering drawings of shipyard & BOQs
  • Detailed capex & opex
  • Preparation of tender docs for the designed shipyard

2013-Rwanda

Market demand assessment for passenger traffic and cargo

  • Study of all commodity volumes that may be routed via the proposed port
  • Study of competition from other regional ports
  • Assessment of passenger traffic on Lake Kivu

2013-Bangladesh

Market demand study for expansion of Ashuganj Port in Bangladesh

  • Study of all commodity volumes that may be routed via the proposed port
  • Study of competition from other regional ports

2013-Indonesia

Logistic Study for transportation of coal on Lematang & Musi River, Sumatra Indonesia

  • Assessing road and barge transportation options to the river and nearest port
  • Assessing capability of existing terminals and planned terminals to handle the required throughputs
  • Estimating lowest transportation costs

2013-India

Prefeasibility study for construction of breakwater and jetty at Chhara Port

  • Site and layout analysis
  • Planning of breakwater and jetty construction
  • Assessment of methodology for construction
  • Proposed infrastructure
  • Estimated project cost and duration

2013-India

Feasibility Study for setting up a Container Terminal at Tuna Tekra, Kandla

  • Market demand assessment
  • Site selection and planning
  • Infrastructure and logistics planning
  • Detailed Capex and Opex
  • Financials and revenues

2013-India

A logistic and financial study for Fly Ash movement

  • Technical evaluations of modes of transport
  • Infrastructure requirement at load and discharge port
  • Optimum vessel type and size
  • Capex and Opex

2012-India

Feasibility Study for Murmagoa Coal Handling Facility at Berth No. 11

  • Operation Flow for Coal Handling
  • Material Handling System requirements
  • Capes and Opex

2012-Australia

Preparation of report on the upgradation of Esperance port for exports of iron ore

  • Estimation of increased throughputs and utilization of port facilities (rail car dumper, storage sheds, stacking and reclaiming equipment, shiploader, berth)
  • Preparation of a report for presentation to the authorities

2012-India

Evacuation of Containers from ICT by barging and development of a Satellite port at Khopta with a Logistic Park

  • Infrastructure planning at ICT
  • Barge movements and cycling
  • Jetty design and Backup land planning at Khopta
  • Logistics park planning at Khopta
  • Capital investment and operating expenses for the project

2012-India

Passenger Traffic Survey for Development of Inland Waterways in the State of Odisha

  • Fixation of bench mark at suitable places/ terminal points in each route
  • Traffic survey in each route
  • Fixation of terminal points in each route

2012-India

Iron ore Logistics study from mine in Brazil

  • Assessing road rail and pipeline transportation options to the coast and nearest port
  • Assessing capability of existing ports and planned ports to handle the required throughputs
  • Estimating lowest transportation costs

2012-India

Market demand study for proposed port at Bhabalpur, Orissa

  • Study of all commodity volumes that may be routed via the proposed port
  • Study of competition from other regional ports

2012-India

Market demand study for proposed port at Bahuda Muhana, Orissa

 

  • Study of all commodity volumes that may be routed via the proposed port
  • Study of competition from other regional ports

2012-India

Prefeasibility Study for coal movement on NW-1

  • OGV and Transshipper selection
  • Intermediate transfer vessel and storage requirements
  • Barge selection
  • Options for logistics chain
  • Capex and Opex

2012-India

Validation of Techno-Economic Viability Study for Dighi Port

  • Validation of Infrastructure capabilities of the port
  • Assessment of the required capital investment for the proposed development of the port
  • Estimation of the operating expenses to run the port

2012-India

Strategy for infrastructure development for corporate business plan

  • Analysis of efficiency of existing infrastructure
  • Recommending infrastructure to achieve future business revenues

2012-India

Market demand study for proposed port at Vansi Borsi, Gujarat

  • Study of all commodity volumes that may be routed via Vansi Borsi
  • Study of competition from other regional ports

2012-India

Market demand study for proposed port at Puri, Orissa

  • Study of container traffic volumes
  • Study of cruise passenger traffic volumes

2011-Uzbekistan

Design of a fabrication yard for offshore jackets

  • Planning of material flow in the yard
  • Design of yard layout to achieve planned construction schedules
  • Capital cost estimates of yard

2011-India

Design of logistics infrastructure (Ports and land haulage) for mines in Mozambique

  • Assessing road, rail and barge transportation options to the coast
  • Assessing capability of existing ports to handle the required throughputs
  • Estimating lowest transportation costs

2011- Australia

Design of logistics infrastructure (Ports and land haulage) for 2 mines in Western Australia.

  • Assessing road, rail and barge transportation options to the coast
  • Assessing capability of existing ports to handle the required throughputs
  • Design of new port facilities
  • Estimating lowest transportation costs

2011-India

Assessment of normative capacity, normative capex and normative opex for JNP CFS.

  • Assessed the normative and operating capacity of yard based on the available land area and required infrastructure development to handle the operating capacity of CFS
  • Assessing the capital cost of existing infrastructure and required capital investment to handle the recommended operating capacity. Estimation of required number of equipments and capacity of equipments to handle the yard traffic.
  • Estimated operating expenses to run the CFS for recommended operating capacity

2011-India

Vessel congestion study for a captive port in the Mumbai harbour

  • Assess number of vessels per year to captive facility
  • Assess number of vessels per year to other berths in the region
  • Assess navigation channel capacity based on vessel traffic and tidal conditions

2011-India

Preparation of a dredging plan for the marina basin and approaches

  • Calculate dredge volume
  • Study type of soil from borelog data
  • Recommend dredging methodology based on dredge volumes, dumping ground location, soil properties
  • Plan dredge implementation schedule

2011-India

Design of logistics infrastructure (Ports and land haulage) for mines in Western Australia

  • Assessing road, rail and barge transportation options to the coast
  • Assessing capability of existing ports to handle the required throughputs
  • Planning of a new port
  • Estimating lowest transportation costs

2011-India

Vessel congestion study for a captive port in Gujarat

  • Assess number of vessels per year to captive facility
  • Assess number of vessels per year to other berths in the region
  • Assess navigation channel capacity based on vessel traffic and tidal conditions

2011-India

Design of logistics infrastructure (Ports and land haulage) for mines in Africa

  • Selection of barge design based on river characteristics
  • Planning of barge loading and discharging facilities
  • Analysis of transportation costs

 

2011-India

Design of fertilizer conveying, storage, bagging and wagon loading facilities

  • Selection of type of bulk storage facilities, design of facility, cost estimation
  • Planning and design of bagging equipment, stacking arrangement and loading of wagons

2011-India

Design of logistics infrastructure (Ports and land haulage) for 3 mines in Kalimantan and Sumatera in Indonesia

  • Assessing road, rail and barge transportation options to the coast
  • Assessing capability of existing ports to handle the required throughputs
  • Planning of a new port
  • Estimating lowest transportation costs

2011-India

Design of logistics infrastructure (Ports and land haulage) for mines in Brazil

  • Assessing road and rail transportation options to the coast
  • Assessing capability of existing ports to handle the required throughputs
  • Planning of a new port
  • Estimating lowest transportation costs

2011-India

Design of logistics infrastructure (Ports and land haulage) for mines in Africa

  • Assessing road, rail and barge transportation options to the coast via Senegal
  • Assessing capability of existing ports to handle the required throughputs
  • Planning of a new port
  • Estimating lowest transportation costs

2011-India

Wave transformation study, Sedimentation study, dredge dumping study and dredge spill dispersion study for port near Mumbai

  • Wave transformation studies to obtain wave climate in Karanja creek
  • Sedimentation studies to ascertain morphological changes in the creek and surrounding areas due to construction of the berth
  • Estimate the quantum of maintenance dredging
  • Estimate the extent of the dispersion of the spill during dredging operation.
  • Identify ideal location for dumping of dredge material.

2011-India

Design of logistics infrastructure (Transhipper, barges, river dredging, barge ports) for a power plant

  • Planning and project management of geo-physical surveys on the river
  • Optimization of vessel size for lowest transportation costs
  • Design of jetty and material handling system

2011-India

Market demand assessment for Ro-Ro berth, barge handling jetty and dry port in Chennai

  • Estimation of market demand for development of a new Ro-Ro berth, barge berth and dry port

2011-India

Technical due diligence of a container terminal in Kerala

  • Validation of the technical aspects of a container terminal, equipment planning, berth and yard layout, capital and operating costs
  • Preparation of bid documnet

2011-India

Design of a transhipper for coal handling

  • Design of a transhipper for unloading coal from barges and loading coal into cape sized bulk carriers
  • Planning and optimization of equipment for maximizing throughputs and improving viability

2010-India

Wave disturbance & sedimentation study for assessment of breakwater alignment for a proposed port in Kerala

  • Preparation of a wave disturbance model
  • Optimization of breakwater alignment for minimal wave disturbance
  • Assessment of littoral drift on the optimized layout

2010-India

Design of logistics infrastructure (Ports and land haulage) for mines in Indonesia

  • Study of road transport for minimizing costs
  • Assess port handling infrastructure requirements
  • Assess barge operations and costs
  • Assess transhippment operations and possibility of a floating storage cum shiploader
  • Study of the use of optimum sized ocean going vessels

2010-India

Market demand study for a proposed port at Sagar Island in West Bengal

  • Identification of cargoes that may be diverted to the new port
  • Assessment of new industries that may use the proposed port

2010-India

Operability of a self-unloading vessel at anchorage

  • Assessment of anchor and mooring loads on a self-unloading bulk carrier and moored barge in the harbour with varying wave, wind and current conditions
  • Assessment of maximum vessel motions – roll, pitch, heave, sway, surge, yaw

2010-India

Mini-bulk carrier design optimization and cost assessment

  • Design optimization of a mini bulk carrier based on channel dredge requirements and lowest operating costs
  • Speed & powering calculations
  • Financial analysis of project returns from vessel ownership and operation

2010-India

Design of logistics infrastructure (Transhipper, barges, river dredging, barge ports) for a power plant

  • Preliminary design of a transhipper
  • Identification of mooring requirements
  • Comparison of costs of transhipment

2010-India

Design of a container port, marina and tourist facilities in Kerala

  • Planning & design of a cargo port and marina
  • Assess capital and operating costs

2010-India

Numerical model study for a cooling water outfall for a power plant

  • Preparation of hydrodynamic model of site
  • Assessment of dispersion of cooling water

2010-India

Design validation of a Greenfield shipyard

  • Technical assessment of Greenfield yard plan
  • Validation of material flows and equipment utilization, planning of equipment based on revised requirements
  • Prepare 3D views of yard layout and yard equipment
  • Assess capital costs for yard development, and the production potential of the yard

2010-India

Design of facilities for upgradation of an existing shipyard in Gujarat

  • Technical assessment of yard condition and requirements for upgradation
  • Prepare 3D views of yard layout and yard equipment
  • Assess capital costs for upgradation and yard production potential

2010-Indonesia

Design of logistics infrastructure (Ports and land haulage) for mines in Indonesia

  • Assess mine throughputs and inland haulage requirements
  • Assess port handling capacity and plan facilities to cater to required throughputs
  • Assess capital and operating costs

2010-India

Market demand assessment for development of an Inland container depot in Orissa

  • Assess export and import container volumes that may be handled at the ICD
  • Rail and road connectivity and competition from other ICDs

2009-Guinea

Design of port infrastructure for exports of 119 mmtpa ore from Guinea

  • Assess sites selected for developing the port in Liberia and Guinea
  • Review of port master-planning to cater to 119 mmtpa ore
  • Review of capital and operating costs

2009-Qatar

Technical and commercial validation of a container port terminal at Mesaieed, Qatar

  • Project due diligence, financial viability analysis and suggestions for royalty sharing for new container terminal
  • Assistance with start-up, operations and maintenance of the terminal and equipment
  • Preparation of standard operating procedures and organization charts

2009-India

Market demand study for a container transshipment hub at Nicobar

  • Assessment of transshipment container volumes that may be diverted to Nicobar
  • Comparison with existing transshipment hubs in the region
  • Traffic forecast and cargo throughputs
  • Selection of design vessel criteria
  • Comparison of performance of regional transshipment hubs

 

2009-India

Technical and commercial study for purchase and operation of a container vessel

  • Assessment of container volumes
  • Planning of voyage rotation
  • Financial analysis of the project

2008-India

Design of logistics infrastructure (Transhipper, barges, river dredging, barge ports) for a power plant at Dharamtar & Revdanda, Maharashtra

  • Masterplan of facilities
  • Equipment plans
  • Vessel berthing arrangements
  • Channel traffic and tidal window planning
  • Financial analysis and transport costs per ton

2008-India

Planning and design of an ore handling port and related infrastructure in Madagascar

  • Master planning of port infrastructure
  • Equipment and berth utilization to achieve throughputs
  • Financial analysis of various options for transhipment and calculation of costs per ton for each option

2008-India

Technical design and commercial viability assessment for a new Cruise Terminal, marina and mixed use facilities in Mumbai

  • Business Potential & Traffic Study
  • Analyze and suggest requirement of port & Terminal facilities
  • Preparation of a comprehensive marketing plan, conceptual plan, detailed layout drawings, preliminary designs, cost estimates, project implementation schedule, financial structuring and funding proposals.
  • Assessment of RoI

2008-India

Market demand study for upgradation of coal cargo handling facilities in port

  • Evaluation of past trends of coal imports
  • Establishment of present and future demand for imported coal
  • Assessment of traffic projections for the port

2008-India

Design of cold chain logistics infrastructure (Land haulage, port facilities, cold storage facilities) and market demand assessment for a proposed reefer vessel fleet deployment

  • Study, evaluate & project the trends in existing trade of refrigerated product imports and exports
  • Study logistics requirements of various products
  • Suggest requirements of an efficient cold storage chain
  • Vessel & Port Selection
  • Route planning
  • Analysis of the regulatory framework
  • Financial Analysis & preparation of business case

2007-India

Technical design and commercial viability assessment for a port to cater to coal, iron ore and general cargo

  • Analysis of projected cargo at port
  • Planning suitable cargo handling equipments to achieve throughputs
  • Financial modeling & validating

2007-India

Design of a cruise berth in Goa

  • Collect & analyze existing marine survey data
  • Provide a broad layout plan of a berth & navigational channel
  • Indicate requirements of additional surveys
  • Report the feasibility of the project

2007-India

Technical design and commercial viability assessment for up gradation of jetty and material handling equipment at a port

  • Evaluation of existing facilities
  • Review traffic study data and planning of new facilities
  • Financial analysis of jetty operations based on additional capital expenses
  • Comparative analysis of tariff structure and cargo handling rate of adjacent ports 

2007-China

Evaluation of the capability of shipyards in China for construction of Aframax and MR product tankers

  • Assessment of existing and planned yard facilities
  • Evaluation of yard efficiency
  • Feedback from owners who had previously built at the Chinese yards
  • Discussions with yard staff regarding possible slots
  • Grading of yards and assessment of suitability to build the required type of vessels

2006-India

Technical design and commercial viability for purchase and upgradation of an existing shipyard

  • Yard viability for future business volumes and categories
  • Assessment of assets and liabilities
  • Assessment of yard resources
  • Financial evaluations

2005-India

Shipyard Evaluation for newbuilding

  • Design and construction technology evaluation
  • Capability and past experience
  • Production facilities
  • Financial position

2005-India

Technical design and commercial viability for small vessel berths for importing raw materials and passenger transportation

  • Preliminary design of jetties
  • Development of marine transportation solutions for transport of passengers and materials
  • Evaluation of handling costs per ton
  • Selection of suitable crafts for passenger transportation
  • Identification of passenger tariffs and determination of project viability

2005-India

Shipyard Evaluation for new building

  • Design and construction technology evaluation
  • Capability and past experience
  • Production facilities
  • Financial position

2005-India

Detailed fleet condition assessment and audits of coastal service container vessels

  • Assessment of all vessels in fleet
  • Preparation of detailed technical management corrective actions
  • Preparation of ongoing audit system for monitoring performance and vessel condition

2005-India

Technical feasibility and detailed project report for conversion of (69,000 tdw transshipment vessel)

  • Detailed study / design for conversion of existing transshipment vessel with new Material Handling System
  • Installation of new machinery including Generators, Conveyor systems, gantries and cranes.

2005-India

Shipyard Evaluation for newbuilding

  • Design and construction technology evaluation
  • Capability and past experience
  • Production facilities
  • Financial position

2004-2005, India

Techno - commercial feasibility for marine logistics and vessel procurement

  • Feasibility study of a particular industrial sector in India
  • Growth analysis, projections and sustainability
  • Cargo Volume Projections
  • Meetings with industry and  Validation of Data
  • Validation of ports - physical and commercial
  • Costs for vessel induction, parking yard set up and operation
  • Project operating cost predictions, rate calculations and IRR

2004-India

Industry analysis for business growth

  • Broad-based review of Indian Industry for review of business opportunities for Marine Logistics