Harbor Engineering, Harbor Design & Consulting | Mannvit

As an island nation, harbors have long played an important role in Iceland's development as a country.  And, Mannvit has been part of numerous harbor projects going back to the early 1970s.   

The company offers the full range of harbor engineering, design and consulting services delivered in a  multidisciplinary approach, drawing on specialists from other sectors to ensure the success of every harbor project we run.  With company services spanning the range of all civil engineering disciplines, Mannvit provides its customers with every service they need for a successful harbor project of any size.

Calling on the expertise of a wide range of specialists, harbour construction includes the production of a site plan, wave models, environmental impact assessment, geological research, earthquake studies, structural design of quays and breakwaters and inspection and supervision during construction.  

 

General harbor engineering services:

  • Design
  • Environmental investigations and reports
  • Marine structures
  • Coastal protection
  • Maintenance of port facilities and equipment

Planning

  • Master planning and feasibility studies

Projects in this field include an EIA and the preliminary design of the proposed harbor structures for  Alcoa’s Fjardaál aluminum smelter in East Iceland. Mannvit has also worked for Associated Icelandic Ports on an extension of an industrial quay at Grundartangi, West Iceland, able to serve "New Panamax" size ships with 13 m draft. Other example of projects for Associated Icelandic Ports is the renovation of the old fishing port in the Old Harbor in Reykjavík. In recent years Mannvit has been involved in harbor projects in Norway. 

With company services spanning the range of all engineering disciplines, Mannvit provides its customers with the services they need for a successful harbor project of any size.