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Ports & Harbors

As a recognized leader in waterfront and seaport development, Parsons is at the forefront of marine facility operations, technology applications, infrastructure needs, and project delivery alternatives. Parsons combines form, function, economy, and sustainability through creative design, state-of-the-art technology, and high-quality construction to deliver a full range of port and marine projects throughout the globe.

Parsons continues to build a reputation for innovation by delivering cost-effective and reliable port development solutions that are founded on achieving competitive advantages for our clients, which include public- and private-sector owners, operators, investors, and users. With services ranging from planning through construction and commissioning, Parsons provides the full suite of services necessary to bring a port or marine project from concept to reality. And, our proven record for safety and quality is what our clients depend on. In accordance with the market’s diverse and specialized needs, we offer recognized expertise in port planning, port facilities, marine services and coastal services.

Parsons’ expertise in ports and marine terminal projects includes:

Port Planning

  • Master planning
  • Facility planning
  • Operations planning
  • Transportation planning
  • Strategic planning

Port Facilities

  • Container terminals
  • Oil / Gas terminals
  • Dry Bulk Terminals
  • RoRo terminals
  • Rail / Intermodal facilities
  • Inland Logistics Centers
  • Material-offloading facilities / Project cargo facilities
  • Naval & Coast Guard facilities
  • Marinas

Marine Services

  • Seawater intakes / outfalls
  • Dredging / reclamation
  • Navigation and mooring
  • Habitat mitigation / wetlands
  • Marine structures
  • Waterfront developments
  • Canals

Coastal Services

  • Coastal protection – breakwaters / revetments
  • Beach management and design
  • Numerical modeling
  • Coastal zone management

Other Services

  • Engineering Design
  • PM / CM
  • Design-Build / Alternative Project Delivery
  • Program Management
  • Security
  • Information Technology Integration
  • Roads / Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Asset management
  • Environmental remediation
  • SH&E