Maritime Structures

AW Maritime is an industry leader in the design of maritime structures, ranging from heavy port infrastructure through to smaller coastal jetties and wharves. We combine a strong team of highly experienced maritime engineers with cutting edge analysis tools to provide cost-effective designs to both asset managers and contractors. Our services include:

• Berthing and mooring analysis, including Optimoor
• Assessment of site requirements and design wave conditions
• Heavy lift studies
• Detailed design of berthing and mooring dolphins
• Detailed design of ferry terminals and small craft facilities
• Detailed design of wharves, jetties, and heavy-duty export/import facilities
• Detailed design of waterfront developments and architecturally significant structures

  • Detailed design
    AW Maritime has been engaged by SMC Marine for the detailed design of the Barangaroo waterfront marine works.

  • Detailed design

    AW Maritime completed the detailed design for the Lang road pedestrian bridge which included a larger width giving cyclists and pedestrians the opportunity to take in the magnificent views of the Cooks River.

  • Detailed design for major redevelopment

    Located on the Bellarine Peninsula, the Portarlington harbour services a number of commercial fishing vessels and is a popular local attraction. AW Maritime has completed the detailed design and tender documentation for a major redevelopment of the harbour.

  • Detailed design

    Detailed design of $10 million marina development including 216m straddle carrier jetty, 1400m2 hardstand and 235m of precast concrete wave screen wall.

  • Jetty rehabilitation project

    AW Maritime provided a detailed design for the Port Welshpool Jetty Rehabilitation project including a new structure to replace the demolished section comprising of timber piles and crossheads with a composite steel beam and concrete deck.

  • Detailed design and construction phase support

    AW Maritime was engaged by the Great Ocean Road Coast Committee to provide an assessment on the structural integrity of the original structure, and also consulted on options for its eventual replacement. AW Maritime provided detailed design and construction phase support for the project.

  • Detailed design of a wavescreen

    AW Maritime completed the detailed design of a 180m long precast concrete wavescreen for a ferry terminal located in Tawau, Malaysia.

  • Detailed design of a construction wharf

    Detailed design of a construction wharf for the import of 300t modules for the construction of an LNG facility in Oman.

  • Designing time-critical upgrades to the existing berthing and mooring infrastructure

    AW Maritime completed the design of wharf upgrade works in Webb Dock to accommodate the arrival of the Sea Road Mersey II, the first coastal ship in Australia to use LNG fuel-and-power technology.

  • Berthing and mooring analysis, detailed design, and construction phase support

    The Victorian Ports Corporation engaged AW Maritime to complete berthing and mooring analysis, detailed design, and construction phase support for upgrade works to accommodate large cruise ships.

  • Design and specification of public pedestrian and cycle path

    Services provided by AW Maritime included the design of all piled foundations, structural precast concrete and aluminium elements, as well as the preparation of all structural drawings, technical specifications and design reports. AW Maritime will also be providing ongoing construction phase services.

  • Detailed design

    PW Johnson successfully completed the construction of a new lower landing at Middle Brighton Pier, designed by AW Maritime for Parks Victoria. The design included a modular steel frame solution and careful consideration of wave loads as the structure is heavily inundated in storm events.

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