Moffatt & Nichol is a global infrastructure advisory firm working from 42 offices and 7 countries. We provide practical solutions to clients in the marine terminal, transportation, energy, environmental, federal, and urban development markets around the world. We are a multidiscipline professional services firm with specialized expertise in structural, coastal, and civil engineering; environmental sciences; economics analysis; inspection & rehabilitation; and program management solutions.



At Moffatt & Nichol, problem-solving is our business, client satisfaction is our priority, and the quality service we deliver provides the impetus to be the best at what we do. We remain committed to providing innovative solutions and to being at the industry forefront in technology. Our unrivalled experience is founded on decades of technical excellence and ingenuity, and our unwavering focus is reflected in our success.


Today’s waterfronts are catalysts of economic activity, home to signature developments designed for and shaped by the people who live, work, and play within these evolving communities. Moffatt & Nichol’s waterfront, marina, and harbor practice was established in the 1960s following the rise in popularity of recreational boating. Since then, the firm has played a vital role in the development of waterfronts worldwide. Our planning and design experience in the marine environment, coupled with our extensive coastal engineering expertise, enables us to create innovative, award-winning, and sustainable infrastructure that enhances, protects, and defines the world’s waterways and coastlines.



As one of the largest specialized maritime planning and engineering firms in the world, Moffatt & Nichol has played a vital role in the evolution of the modern port. From the advent of containerization to today’s complex goods movement trends, environmental regulations, and sophisticated technologies, the firm has built an international reputation for providing innovative solutions to support virtually any port, maritime, or freight transportation assignment anywhere in the world. From offices and centers of expertise in North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Pacific Rim, Moffatt & Nichol’s experts and professionals can successfully take a project from conceptual analysis and feasibility study through planning, design, construction, and implementation.