Ports and Marine

OC Global has been one of the world’s leading consultants in this sector, having completed more than 100 major port development projects in 50 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, Oceania, and Latin America. Whether it is creating a modern deepwater port in Vietnam or expanding a coal terminal in Bulgaria, we have the experts who can offer the best solutions.

Container Terminal / General Cargo Berth / Dry and Liquid Bulk Port (Coal, Ores, Grains, LNG, Oil, etc.) / Passenger Ship Terminals / Fishing Ports and Freezing, Refrigeration Facilities / Cargo Handling Equipment and Systems / Marinas / River and Coastal Shore Protection, Littoral Nourishment for Beaches and Rivers / Aids for Navigation Safety / Land-Reclamation and Soil Improvement / Development of Industrial Parks / Coastal Area Development / Port Security System


We provide comprehensive engineering services required for pre-investment studies, design, simulation analysis, tender assistance, and construction management services in the development of all types of ports, fishing ports, and coastal / marine related facilities. We are involved from the small, regional scale to large, international projects, such as the Laem Chabang International Container Terminal in Thailand completed in the 1980 to 1990s.


In response to the trend of port development by private investors, we provide planning services for effective logistics systems of port users and consulting services for port operation and management. We also assist in the selection of terminal service providers and in capacity building of port operations and management.


We provide comprehensive transportation and logistics consulting services by integrating all OC Global sectors, including ports, roads and highways, airports, and railways through coordination among relevant departments.


Consulting Services

Project Management Consulting (PMC)

Port Development
• Container terminals
• General cargo berths
• Liquid / dry bulk terminals
• Ro-Ro terminals
• Passenger terminals
• Shipbuilding / repair / breaking facilities
• Navigation channel / basin and safety
• Navigation aids
• Environmental impact studies
• Vessel traffic service (VTS) system
• Port security
• Port / vessel incident survey / analysis

Construction Management (CM)

Port Operation Management and Training
• Recommendations for efficient and profitable operation / management systems and organization
• Recommendations for efficient cargo and container handling systems
• Electronic data interchange (EDI) system

Coastal Area Development
• Coastal protection facilities
• Man-made beaches
• Marinas

Fishing Port Development
• Fisheries resource management studies
• Landing, cold storage, and other related facilities
• Marine / aquaculture product handling, cold chain systems

Sector projects


The seawall of Male' Island serves as a protective barrier and the artificial beach on the east coast features several leisure activities.
The renovation and equipment upgrade of Nacala Port aim to improve regional logistics, thereby contributing to economic development and poverty reduction in the Nacala Corridor.