Using ship motion modelling to achieve
significant benefits over the standard methods

Using ship motion modelling to achieve significant benefits over the standard methods

Experience

2019
ExxonMobil Assessment of UKC requirements for larger tankers and LNG vessels at the Caution Bay terminal in Papua New Guinea.
T-Ports Dynamic Port Capacity Modelling of the greenfields Lucky Bay transhipment operation.
North Queensland Bulk Ports Channel depth assessment for Capesized vessels at Weipa.
Woodside UKC risk assessment for Woodside’s Dampier operations.
TangerMed Assessment of UKC requirements for Ultra Large Container Ships at the Port of Tanger Med
Pilbara Ports Authority (Port Hedland) Channel Risk & Optimisation Project (CROP) update.
TasPorts Assessment of the static UKC regime for the port of Burnie.
Treck Resources Assessment of maximum potential sailing drafts for outbound bulk carriers at the Port of Vancouver.
Belfast Harbour Review of UKC requirements for bulk carriers, ferries and cruise ships.
2018
South 32 / GEMCO Groote Eylandt UKC analysis.
North Queensland Bulk Ports Jessica Point study.
Rio Tinto Dredge benefits analysis for Dampier and Cape Lambert.
Rio Tinto Dredge volume analysis to accommodate capesize class vessels at a port facility.
Flinders Ports Navigational risk assessment for container vessels at Port Adelaide.
AECOM (Confidential) Channel accessibility study for container vessels at an existing port.
WA Port (Confidential) Channel accessibility and dredge optimisation study to assess the viability of larger vessels.
2017
Mid West Ports Authority Feasibility assessment for new vessel class including full bridge simulations.
Mid West Ports Authority Channel design for new vessel class.
Mid West Ports Authority Dredging benefits analysis.
AECOM Channel accessibility study for the Port of Newcastle.
Rio Tinto Iron Ore (Dampier) Post dredge analysis to assess the benefits of the dredging campaign.
Lyttelton, NZ Evaluation of channel capacity for a nominated channel profile, and optimisation of the depths to achieve the same throughput.
WA Port (Confidential) Channel accessibility and dredge optimisation study to assess the viability of larger vessels.
Caltex UKC at berth risk assessment for Kurnell Berth at Port Botany.
Woodside UKC risk assessment for Woodside’s Dampier operations and development of an operational planning tool.
2016
Montreal Port Authority Optimisation of the dredging requirements for the St Lawrence river between Montreal and Trois-Rivieres.
Rio Tinto Iron Ore (Cape Lambert) Progress survey channel analysis to assess the benefits of additional dredging to assist in the management of the dredge campaign and determine the most critical areas to target.
Rio Tinto Iron Ore (Dampier) Progress survey channel analysis to determine the benefits of achieving a revised depth target to inform the direction of the dredge campaign.
Rio Tinto Iron Ore (Cape Lambert) Assessment of the impacts on sailing drafts resulting from channel accretion.
Rio Tinto Iron Ore (Dampier) Analysis of the expected benefits with respect to sailing windows and maximum drafts for a number of alternative dredged channel profiles.
2015
Pilbara Port Authority (Port Hedland) Assessment of the benefits expected from the Channel Risk and Optimisation (CROP) proposal.
Aurizon Evaluation of channel capacity for a nominated channel profile, and optimisation of the depths to achieve the same throughput.
2014
Pilbara Port Authority (Port Hedland) Analysis of expected benefits gained by increasing the depth of the channel.
Geraldton Port Authority Vessel motion analysis to assess UKC requirements.
2013
Geraldton Port Authority Channel UKC risk assessment.
Port of Brisbane Corporation Dredging impact study to quantify the expected increase in maximum sailing draft gained by increasing the depth of the channel.
Port of Melbourne Corporation Tanker Access Study for 14.7m tanker vessels accessing the Port of Melbourne.
Port Hedland Port Authority Inner Harbour dredge capacity study for Port Hedland Port Authority to target critical dredging spots considering UKC requirements.
2012
Rio Tinto Iron Ore Assessment of channel width requirements for Cape Lambert, WA.
2011
Rio Tinto Iron Ore Channel design optimisation for maximising vessel utilisation at Cape Lambert, WA.
Worley Parsons / OPR Oakajee channel design.
Fremantle Ports Channel accessibility study.
Chevron LNG vessel motion analysis.
Port of Townsville UKC assessment.
2010
Rio Tinto Iron Ore Analysis of current forces on vessels for Cape Lambert berths.
Rio Tinto Iron Ore Channel design optimisation for proposed port developments at Cape Lambert, WA.
JFA Consultants Oakajee barge motion analysis.
2009
Port Hedland Port Authority Channel design study to determine dredge requirements to achieve incremental draft gains.
JFA Consultants Oakajee channel design.
Rio Tinto Iron Ore Channel design optimisation for proposed port developments at Cape Lambert, WA.
AECOM for API Channel design optimisation for proposed bulk port at Anketell Point, WA.
Ports Corporation Queensland (Weipa) Targeted dredging advice to optimise DUKC®.
2008
Port Otago Limited Channel design optimisation for the Port of Otago for next generation 6,000 & 8,000 TEU container vessels.
JFA Consultants / Albany Port Authority Peer review of channel design for approach channel for proposed expansion for Grange resources.
Gasbridge, NZ Channel design optimisation for Port Taranaki (NZ) for proposed LNG vessels consistent with the operational DUKC®.
2007
Worley Parsons UKC Sensitivity Study for proposed Oakajee port development, Western Australia.
Maunsell UKC Sensitivity Study for proposed Oakajee port development, Western Australia.
2006
Worley Parsons UKC requirements and channel depths for tankers transiting the Dampier channel to be developed for the Woodside Pluto Project.
2005
Silver Fern Shipping Channel design optimisation for the Port of Marsden Point, (NZ) to provide a design that is consistent with the operational DUKC®.
Ports Corp Queensland Channel design optimisation for the Port of Hay Point to provide a design that is consistent with the operational DUKC®.
Westgate Transport Channel design optimisation for Port Taranaki (NZ) to provide a design that is consistent with the operational DUKC®.
Flinders Ports Channel design optimisation for the approaches to the Adelaide Outer Harbour to maximise the yield of their planned capital dredging.
Fremantle Ports Channel design optimisation for Fremantle Ports to provide a design that is consistent with the operational DUKC®.
Newcastle Port Corporation Channel depth analysis for the Port of Newcastle following the recent implementation of a DUKC® system.
2003
TranzRail and Beca Carter Hollings and Ferner Desk top study to determine optimum channel depths for a proposed rail ferry terminal at exposed site at Clifford Bay, South Island, NZ.
Hamersley Iron Study to determine depth increases and locations to achieve optimum yield increase, Port of Dampier, WA.
2002
Geraldton Port Authority Navigation study to determine minimum depths required for the specified wave conditions to provide the required UKC for the specified design vessel for the Geraldton Port Enhancement Project, WA.
2001
Geraldton Port Authority Navigation study to assess dredging options of North and South Channels, Geraldton Port, WA.
Ports of Auckland Limited Review of channel design and UKC requirements for the deepening of the port approach channels.
2000
Port Authority of New York/New Jersey Desk study of dredging options for Kill Van Kull and Newark Channels, New York Harbour, USA.
Victorian Channels Authority Deepening study of Port Phillip Channels, Melbourne, Vic.
1998
Townsville Port Authority Study into ship-bank interaction to assess the optimum dredging required to reduce the existing bank effect by 50%. Included full scale and model-scale measurements of bank effect forces and moments as well as numerical modelling of the bank effect being experienced at Townsville, Qld.
1992
Ports Corporation of Queensland Development of a transit/UKC simulation model for the Port of Weipa, Qld, to investigate various options related to dredged bed level profiles, gross under-keel clearance allowances, vessel scheduling and variation of vessel engine speed along the transit through the harbour and South Channel.

2019 
Port HedlandDynamic mooring analysis including passing vessels for Utah Point berth with Cavotec MoorMaster units.
Fremantle PortsDynamic mooring analysis examining motions of moored vessels in the Inner Harbour.
Fremantle Ports / AlcoaDynamic moored vessel analysis including analysis of infragravity (long period) waves.
Rio TintoPost incident mooring analysis, including an assessment of alternative mooring configurations.
Port of NapierDynamic moored vessel analysis for Cavotec MoorMaster system.
 
2018 
CaltexPassing vessel interaction study at the Port of Brisbane.
CaltexDynamic moored vessel response analysis for MR and LR1 tankers
at the Port of Mackay.
 
2017 
AECOM / BPTangguh LNG project.
Caltex AustraliaBarney Point moored vessel response analysis for passing vessel
interactions, Gladstone.
Fremantle PortsMoored vessel response analysis for passing vessel interactions.
Rio TintoVLOC mooring analysis for Cape Lambert.
 
2016 
Viva EnergyMooring analysis for LR1 tankers at Dampier.
Wallbridge Gilbert AztecKangaroo Island floating wharf mooring analysis.
Gladstone Ports CorporationClinton vessel interaction study assuming Cavotec MoorMaster.
JacobsMoored vessel analysis for Amrun project.
Pilbara Ports AuthorityPassing vessel interaction study for MoorMaster moorings at Utah
Point, Port Hedland.
 
2015 
Rio TintoAssessment of alternative mooring configurations for iron ore berths
at Dampier.
 
2014 
Rio TintoNumerical modelling study of vessel motions, mooring line tensions
and fender deflections for Ehoala berth, Madagascar.
Rio TintoMoored vessel analysis for Cape Lambert operational Berth
Warning System.
AECOMMoored vessel analysis for Geraldton Berth 7.
 
2013 
JacobsMoored vessel analysis for Amrun project.
 
2012 
GHB / Arrow HeadDynamic vessel mooring study for Gladstone LNG jetty.
AECOMNumerical modelling study of vessel motions, mooring line tensions
and fender deflections for proposed Port Kembla Outer Harbour
development.
FASTJV / BHPQuantum Project, Port Hedland Western Australia.
 
2011 
SKMPassing vessel interaction study for Port of Newcastle.
KLH / James Price PortDynamic vessel mooring study for proposed LNG Berth at James
Price Point.
AECOMNumerical modelling study of vessel motions, mooring line tensions
and fender deflections for proposed Port Kembla Outer Harbour
development.
AECOMDynamic vessel mooring study for Port Hedland’s FMG3 berth.
SKM / BHPDynamic vessel mooring study for Port Hedland’s AP4 and AP5
berths including MoorMaster units.
Aztec AnalysisNumerical moored vessel study for a Land Helicopter Dock (LHD)
vessel at BAE site.
BecaMooring study for Clifford Bay including MoorMaster units.
 
2010 
AECOMDynamic vessel mooring study for Geraldton #7 Berth including
MoorMaster units.
SKM / Rio TintoMooring analysis for proposed Cape Lambert Port B berths.
Aspec EngineeringMooring analysis for Hay Point upgrade.
CavotecMoorMaster mooring analyses for Hay Point.
Geraldton Port AuthorityDynamic vessel mooring study for Geraldton #3, 4 & 5 Berths.
PHPAUtah Point Port Moorings Analysis including MoorMaster units, Port
Hedland.
2019
  • Newcastle
  • Itaguai
  • Melbourne
  • Torres Strait
  • Cape Lambert
  • Dampier
  • Torres Strait
  • Bunbury
  • Belfast
2018
  • Newcastle
  • Melbourne
  • Gisborne
  • Geelong
  • Lyttelton
  • St Lawrence
  • Torres Strait
2017
  • Gladstone
  • Melbourne
  • Mundra
  • Whyalla
  • San Francisco
  • Torres Strait
  • Weipa
2016
  • Brisbane
  • Hobart
  • Gladstone
  • Torres Strait
  • Weipa
  • San Francisco
  • Halifax
  • Melbourne
  • Geelong
2015
  • San Francisco
  • Spencer Gulf
  • Brisbane
  • Napier
  • Melbourne
2014
  • Port Hedland
  • Melbourne
  • Napier
2013
  • Fraser River
  • Port Hedland
  • Geraldton
  • Fremantle
  • Cape Cuvier
  • Ocean
  • Brisbane
  • Columbia River Bar
2012
  • Singapore
  • Newcastle
  • Ocean
  • Bass Strait
  • Melbourne
  • Columbia River Bar
2011
  • Geelong
  • Bass Strait
  • Columbia River Bar
  • Melbourne
  • Port Phillip Bay
  • Vancouver
2010
  • Torres Strait
  • Cape Lambert
2009
  • Newcastle
  • Townsville
  • Weser River
2008
  • Weipa
  • Port Kembla
  • Weser River
  • Torres Strait
2007
  • Marsden Point
  • Hay Point
  • Brisbane
  • Weser River
  • Melbourne
2006
  • Singapore
  • Newcastle
  • Marsden Point
  • Lisbon
  • Gladstone
  • Geraldton
  • Dampier
  • Gisborne
2005
  • Marsden Point
  • Mackay
  • Geraldton
  • Fremantle
  • Brisbane
  • Weser River
2004
  • Port Hedland
  • Marsden Point
  • Geelong
2003
  • Napier
  • Weser River
2002
  • Weser River
2001
  • Geelong
  • Melbourne
2000
  • New York
  • Weser River
  • Geelong
1999
  • Weipa
  • Karumba
  • Weser River
  • Geelong
1998
  • Townsville
  • Melbourne
  • Weser River
  • Geelong
1997
  • Fremantle
  • Dampier
  • Port Hedland