Our history and relationship with key port and harbor owners have given us insight to the unique considerations, constraints and opportunities present in the ports and harbor environments. That coupled with our worldwide resources has enabled owners to implement truly innovative and practical solutions.
Kleinfelder’s objective is to align itself as a trusted advisor to its port and harbor clients. We provide a variety of services to meet this objective.
Management strategy development, energy efficiency audits and management, alternative energy (solar, wind, hydro/geothermal, biofuel, etc.), materials management, risk management.
Solid/hazardous waste, petroleum/chemical storage, community right-to-know programs, water/air quality, environmental management/auditing, mitigation/expert testimony.
Asset valuation/management, risk management, capital improvement/maintenance planning.
Kleinfelder’s services continue as the Owner’s Representative, once the project moves from the design/permitting phase to the construction phase.
Contractor/process oversight, Request for Information (RFI) management and change order review/processing, staff augmentation.
Water quality, sedimentation, marine environment.
Foundation/bulkhead system review, construction/installation materials testing/inspection.
Kleinfelder’s permitting services span from local entitlements through complex state and federal approvals.
Permitting, new landfills, and dredge spoil disposal.
Restoration enhancement or establishment of ecosystems.
NOAA, NPS, USFWS, EPA, and USACE, environmental and operational permitting process.
Completion of initial study, EA, EIR, and EIS studies.
Includes full plans and specifications for construction for conventional design/bid/build approach or preliminary design bid documents for design/build and other procurement approaches.
Scope, schedule and budget management, integration of specialty subconsultants, and design and engineering process management.
Mitigation/geo-hazards, ground improvement, foundation systems, dike/landfill design, slope stability/analyses, ground deformation, soil structure interaction and seismic design, pavement systems.
Plans and specifications for wharf and bulkhead design, mooring and fender systems, docking facilities, crane rails and foundations, hardstands and all on-site buildings and storage tanks.
Grading and dredging plans, roadway, rail and ship access, SWPPP, erosion control and site utility access.
Our approach to planning results in constructible, cost effective, environmentally feasible, and sustainable solutions.
Required permit assessment, construction start date analysis, community/public relations.
Subsurface conditions, geologic hazards, construction suitability, ground improvement/foundation, liquefaction, seismic settlement/design, slope stability, soil structure interaction, soil hydraulic/landfills.
Ecosystems assessment of coastal wildlife, aquatic vegetation, natural resources and marine life (above/below high tide).
Project feasibility, land/waterway access, prior land use, feasibility analysis, and dredging requirements.