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

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

2018 
South 32 / GEMCOGroote Eylandt UKC analysis.
North Queensland Bulk PortsJessica Point study.
Rio TintoDredge benefits analysis for Dampier and Cape Lambert.
Rio TintoDredge volume analysis to accommodate capesize class vessels at a port facility.
Flinders PortsNavigational 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 AuthorityFeasibility assessment for new vessel class including full bridge simulations.
Mid West Ports AuthorityChannel design for new vessel class.
Mid West Ports AuthorityDredging benefits analysis.
AECOMChannel accessibility study for the Port of Newcastle.
Rio Tinto Iron Ore (Dampier)Post dredge analysis to assess the benefits of the dredging campaign.
Lyttelton, NZEvaluation 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.
CaltexUKC at berth risk assessment for Kurnell Berth at Port Botany.
WoodsideUKC risk assessment for Woodside’s Dampier operations and development of an operational planning tool.
 
2016 
Montreal Port AuthorityOptimisation 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.
AurizonEvaluation 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 AuthorityVessel motion analysis to assess UKC requirements.
 
2013 
Geraldton Port AuthorityChannel UKC risk assessment.
Port of Brisbane CorporationDredging impact study to quantify the expected increase in maximum sailing draft gained by increasing the depth of the channel.
Port of Melbourne CorporationTanker Access Study for 14.7m tanker vessels accessing the Port of Melbourne.
Port Hedland Port AuthorityInner Harbour dredge capacity study for Port Hedland Port Authority to target critical dredging spots considering UKC requirements.
 
2012 
Rio Tinto Iron OreAssessment of channel width requirements for Cape Lambert, WA.
 
2011 
Rio Tinto Iron OreChannel design optimisation for maximising vessel utilisation at Cape Lambert, WA.
Worley Parsons / OPROakajee channel design.
Fremantle PortsChannel accessibility study.
ChevronLNG vessel motion analysis.
Port of TownsvilleUKC assessment.
 
2010 
Rio Tinto Iron OreAnalysis of current forces on vessels for Cape Lambert berths.
Rio Tinto Iron OreChannel design optimisation for proposed port developments at Cape Lambert, WA.
JFA ConsultantsOakajee barge motion analysis.
 
2009 
Port Hedland Port AuthorityChannel design study to determine dredge requirements to achieve incremental draft gains.
JFA ConsultantsOakajee channel design.
Rio Tinto Iron OreChannel design optimisation for proposed port developments at Cape Lambert, WA.
AECOM for APIChannel design optimisation for proposed bulk port at Anketell Point, WA.
Ports Corporation Queensland (Weipa)Targeted dredging advice to optimise DUKC®.
 
2008 
Port Otago LimitedChannel design optimisation for the Port of Otago for next generation 6,000 & 8,000 TEU container vessels.
JFA Consultants / Albany Port AuthorityPeer review of channel design for approach channel for proposed expansion for Grange resources.
Gasbridge, NZChannel design optimisation for Port Taranaki (NZ) for proposed LNG vessels consistent with the operational DUKC®.
 
2007 
Worley ParsonsUKC Sensitivity Study for proposed Oakajee port development, Western Australia.
MaunsellUKC Sensitivity Study for proposed Oakajee port development, Western Australia.
 
2006 
Worley ParsonsUKC requirements and channel depths for tankers transiting the Dampier channel to be developed for the Woodside Pluto Project.
 
2005 
Silver Fern ShippingChannel design optimisation for the Port of Marsden Point, (NZ) to provide a design that is consistent with the operational DUKC®.
Ports Corp QueenslandChannel design optimisation for the Port of Hay Point to provide a design that is consistent with the operational DUKC®.
Westgate TransportChannel design optimisation for Port Taranaki (NZ) to provide a design that is consistent with the operational DUKC®.
Flinders PortsChannel design optimisation for the approaches to the Adelaide Outer Harbour to maximise the yield of their planned capital dredging.
Fremantle PortsChannel design optimisation for Fremantle Ports to provide a design that is consistent with the operational DUKC®.
Newcastle Port CorporationChannel 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 IronStudy to determine depth increases and locations to achieve optimum yield increase, Port of Dampier, WA.
 
2002 
Geraldton Port AuthorityNavigation 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 AuthorityNavigation study to assess dredging options of North and South Channels, Geraldton Port, WA.
Ports of Auckland LimitedReview of channel design and UKC requirements for the deepening of the port approach channels.
 
2000 
Port Authority of New York/New JerseyDesk study of dredging options for Kill Van Kull and Newark Channels, New York Harbour, USA.
Victorian Channels AuthorityDeepening study of Port Phillip Channels, Melbourne, Vic.
 
1998 
Townsville Port AuthorityStudy 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 QueenslandDevelopment 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

  • Cape Lambert
  • Dampier
  • Torres Strait
  • Bunbury
  • Belfast

2018

  • Melbourne
  • Gisborne
  • Torres Strait
  • Lyttelton
  • Geelong
  • Melbourne

2017

  • Gladstone
  • Dampier
  • Cape Lambert
  • San Francisco
  • Melbourne
  • Mundra
  • Torres Strait
  • Weipa
  • Whyalla

2016

  • Brisbane
  • Geelong
  • Gladstone
  • Halifax
  • Hobart
  • Melbourne
  • San Francisco
  • Torres Strait
  • Weipa

2015

  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Napier
  • San Francisco
  • Spencer Gulf

2014

  • Melbourne
  • Napier
  • Port Hedland

2013

  • Brisbane
  • Cape Cuvier
  • Columbia River Bar
  • Fraser River
  • Fremantle
  • Ocean
  • Port Hedland

2012

  • Bass Strait
  • Columbia River Bar
  • Melbourne
  • Newcastle
  • Ocean
  • Singapore

2011

  • Bass Strait
  • Columbia River Bar
  • Geelong
  • Melbourne
  • Port Phillip Bay
  • Vancouver

2010

  • Cape Lambert
  • Torres Strait
  • Newcastle

2009

  • Townsville
  • Weser River
  • Port Kembla

2008

  • Torres Strait
  • Weipa
  • Weser River
  • Brisbane

2007

  • Hay Point
  • Marsden Point
  • Melbourne
  • Weser River
  • Dampier

2006

  • Geraldton
  • Gisborne
  • Lisbon
  • Marsden Point
  • Newcastle
  • Singapore

2005

  • Brisbane
  • Fremantle
  • Geraldton
  • Mackay
  • Marsden Point
  • Weser River

2001

  • Geelong
  • Melbourne

2000

  • Geelong
  • New York
  • Weser River

1999

  • Geelong
  • Karumba
  • Weipa
  • Weser River

1998

  • Geelong
  • Melbourne
  • Townsville
  • Weser River

1997

  • Fremantle
  • Dampier
  • Port Hedland