The experts of Port Consultants Rotterdam have worked together for many years and consist of senior consultants with extensive worldwide experience in the field of port development.
Civil Works Expert
Key expertise: Civil works and buildings in ports and terminals.
Experience: Construction planning, cost engineering, design, tendering, contracting and project management of both mono and multi-disciplinary projects. Responsible for infrastructure projects in the water sector, involved in several extensive construction and infrastructure projects in the Port of Rotterdam and in the development of Sokhna Port in Egypt.
Key expertise: Marine works, coastal engineering, dredging & reclamation, environmental monitoring.
Experience: In the office (desktop studies) and in the field (supervisory work) in the above mentioned fields.
Member of PIANC and of CEDA (Dutch Section) Part time lecturer at The Groningen State Polytechnic (Hanze Hogeschool) in dredging technology & project management.
Key expertise: Contracting and realization of major civil engineering and infrastructural projects.
Experience: Many years based in the Caribbean and the Middle East. In Port Shokna responsible for a team of international and local engineers developing, engineering and supervising a wide scale of civil projects related to dredging, quay walls, jetties, container terminals, bulk terminals, tank storage parks, breakwaters, roads & utilities inclusive of port master planning and business development.
Key expertise: Ports and maritime transport.
Experience: Maritime economics and logistics, strategic market analysis and forecasting of trade and traffic movements, economic and financial project evaluation/feasibility studies, intermodal transport/hinterland transport, strategic port (master)planning and training in the above subjects.
Port Planner and Nautical Expert
Key expertise: Port and terminal planning, design, engineering, operations, logistics and organisation.
Experience: Port and transport projects in The Netherlands and abroad. Port and terminal consultant with container terminal operator ECT Rotterdam, the Rotterdam Port Authority and with Dutch consultancy companies. Port planner Maasvlakte 2 Port Expansion project.
Port Planner and Nautical Expert
Key expertise: Port masterplan studies, feasibility and design studies, tender evaluation, strategic advice on port development, hinterland transport development, port management and privatisation and nautical design.
Experience: Worked for Rotterdam Port Authority and the Delft Hydraulics Laboratory. Does consultancy work all over the world.
Key expertise: Strategic market analysis, business development, feasibility studies, financial modelling, defining programs of requirements for infrastructure, business scans, institutional modelling.
Experience: strategic market analysis, port privatization, project management, transaction advice and tendering. Practical management of warehousing and distribution, container and trailer transport by all transport models, liner operations and logistics in Africa. Integrated multidisciplinary port and infrastructure development projects, creating shareholders/economic value through integral project management using business case steering.
Key expertise: Logistical processes at terminals and concept development of materials handling systems and storage facilities
Experience: Port and terminal development, preparation of operational plans and layout and detailed design of port and terminal equipment. Port equipment procurement process, including preparation of technical specifications and contract documents, procurement management, supervision during manufacturing, pre-shipment testing, transport, on-site erection and performance testing, as well as valuation of port equipment and operational performance during due diligence projects.
Dredging and Cost expert
Key expertise: Dredging, reclamation and marine works.
Experience: Cost estimates, construction methods and scheduling, scope management, contract specifications and conditions, tender strategies, expert opinions.
Member of PIANC Working Group 144 (Classification of soils and rocks for marine dredging) and board member of the Dutch Section of CEDA. Various publications on dredging contracts and conditions. Acts as independent expert witness for disputes on dredging and marine works.
Key expertise: All-round infrastructure development.
Experience: Strategic issues, feasibility and planning studies, design and engineering, tendering and contracting of port infrastructure, terminal concessions.
Apart from English, fluent in French, German, Portuguese and Spanish.
Coastal and Port Engineer
Key expertise: Port master planning and technical aspects related thereto.
Experience: Technical feasibility studies, site assessment, design and tendering of civil work, FIDIC contracting, project management and operations of ports and transport facilities.
Stationed at MHC offices in Colombia, dedicated to the South American and Caribbean region.
Key expertise: Ports, terminals & waterways planning, design, engineering, and operations & logistics. All-round infrastructure development.
Experience: Port masterplan studies; feasibility and design studies; tender evaluation; strategic advice on port & waterways with their hinterland connections; and design of hydraulic structures (locks, quay walls, jetties, breakwaters, weirs, storm surge barriers, et cetera). Chair of PIANC Young Professionals Commission (YP-Com), member of PIANC Executive Committee (ExCom), member of PIANC Working Group 185 (Site Selection and Planning for New Ports and Specialist Marine Terminals on Greenfield Sites), and board member of the Argentine Association of Port Engineers. Part time lecturer at the University of Buenos Aires on “Port planning & logistics”. Involved in several extensive planning, construction and infrastructure projects in the Port of Rotterdam, the Panama Canal and waterways & ports across South America.