Shoreside Facilities Services

NETSCo’s technical staff has the marine and dockside experience to ensure communication is optimized between the shipboard crew and shoreside material handling team using the quickest and safest cargo loading and unloading process ─ keeping the vessel on schedule. With our shoreside and material handling expertise, NETSCo can make certain that the entire operation is at its most efficient and cost effective as possible for the customer.

Marine Terminal Marine Engineering

From dock design to mooring arrangement plans, NETSCo employs all of its marine experience into creating solutions perfectly suited for any operation. By incorporating into our plans the varieties of vessels that will be using the facility and the types of cargo load or unloaded from the dock, we can develop structural designs and engineering. NETSCo can provide structural evaluation and condition assessment of cargo terminals and other port facilities with recommendations for repair or upgrades.

Material Handling Marine Engineering

NETSCo’s extraordinary combination of shipboard and dockside experience qualifies our talented technical staff in tackling cargo-handling projects  on board ship, shoreside and the interaction between them both. Bulk material handling designs are our specialty including self-unloading vessels that convey cement, iron ore, stone, grain, etc.

Our range of expertise provide launching / dry docking support, facility engineering support, and owner’s rep services for construction, modifications or repair projects.

Waterfront Structures Marine Engineering

Our heavy marine civil engineers focus their skill-set on near-shore engineering. This experience includes testing and condition assessment of waterfront structures and other port facilities, fixed and floating piers, recreational facilities, transportation facilities, harbor protection, and working waterfronts such as, boatyards, dry docks, and other heavy industrial shoreline projects. The nature of these projects makes them universally sensitive with respect to environmental issues and potential impacts visiting ships. Our team has a proven success in engineering for waterfront structures with exceptional capabilities in project mitigation efforts; offering high value to our clients.

NETSCo’s shipyard facilities services include:

  • Ship-to-Shore Material Handling
  • Shore-to-Ship (Shiploaders)
  • Shoreside Material Handling
  • Marine Operations and Heavy Lift
  • Dock Design, Modification & Rehabilitation
  • Mooring Arrangement Studies and Plans
  • Conceptual Studies
  • Mooring/Berthing Analysis
  • Structural Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Construction Cost Estimates
  • Contract Drawings and Specifications
  • Design-build Partnerships