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 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.
Heavy lifting operations, supply and installation
AW Maritime completed detailed structural analysis of existing wharf structures to assess heavy lifting operations associated with the demolition of existing container cranes and supply and installation of new cranes.
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.
Upgrade of two fire monitor towers
AW Maritime were commissioned by Port of Melbourne to upgrade two Fire Monitor Towers at Maribyrnong No. 1. The new design required a high top level to accommodate larger vessels along with safer access for staff via a spiral staircase.
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.
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.