Marine Facility Planning

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Marine Facility Planning

  • Lanier specializes in providing complete and comprehensive engineering services related to marine terminal planning and marine facility project execution
  • Over the more than forty years that Lanier has been in business, we have developed an excellent reputation for customer service and client satisfaction
  • We have worked with port and industry clients on the planning of hundreds of marine projects for all types of cargoes and vessels

Project Development and Permitting

  • Our extensive marine facility experience enables Lanier to provide our clients with the resources to investigate various site layouts, facility configurations and equipment options; and then to understand the construction advantages, operational benefits and relative costs for various options
  • We have successfully guided our clients’ marine facility projects through the regulatory permit process and we have developed close relationships with the navigational interests and the waterways safety committees

Project Execution

  • We have the capabilities to perform hydrographic and topographic site surveys in support of project development and permitting
  • Lanier engineers have teamed with many different geotechnical engineering firms to develop the soil strength characteristics required for project development and detailed design
  • We have civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineers on staff – all with the specialized marine facility expertise that allows for Lanier to custom design the integrated systems that are critical to each individual clients’ marine terminal operations

Project Delivery

  • Lanier can also assist clients with selecting the best construction/delivery method for each project.  We have extensive experience with public bid process, competitive bidding for private industry, design/build and other forms of project delivery
  • Lanier has a comprehensive list of dredging companies and marine construction contractors with whom we have previous experience; and we can assist clients with recommendations for preparing an appropriate bid list and soliciting competitive bids for any marine project
  • We have an excellent group of construction managers experienced specifically with marine construction that are ready to assist our clients with on site construction observation and/or inspections at construction fabrication yards and marine equipment manufacturing facilities
  • Lanier has teamed with a few excellent marine construction firms on select design/build projects.  We are constantly looking for new and better ways to bring Lanier’s reputation for quality service and integrated system design to design/build projects

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New Ship / Barge Dock

CF Industries

Location: Donaldsonville, LA – Mississippi River