Investment and Planning

Well-planned, critical infrastructure is essential to economic growth. By providing investment and planning support throughout the initial stages of infrastructure development, we aim to help clients build future growth on strong foundations.

Market and Economic Assessments

BMT provides financial and economic assessments for investors in shipping, transport and related infrastructure. Our customers can access BMT's in-depth technical and commercial expertise through a range of services that includes port cargo flow forecasting, market reviews and competitive analysis, concept plans, masterplanning and feasibility studies. We also undertake financial reviews and asset pricing, and can provide customers with plans for financing their projects.

In addition, BMT can offer a wide range of other services including strategic economic analysis, tactical management reviews, detailed cost optimisation and quality management studies.

These services are provided by our specialist operating companies in Hong Kong, India, Singapore and the UK.

Marine and Transport Planning

BMT offers an extensive portfolio of planning, design and assessment services for transport projects and supporting infrastructure. Services range from site selection, feasibility studies and concept designs to traffic impact assessments (TIA) and temporary traffic management (TTM) schemes, as well as detailed traffic simulation and network modelling studies. By working closely with economic and environmental specialists, our transport experts provide customers with robust economic assessments for transport and logistics proposals, including green transport solutions.

Site selection studies are carried out by BMT staff whose expertise include; geotechnics, marine accessibility, and marine environmental conditions.

These services are provided by our specialist operating companies in Australia, Hong Kong, India, Singapore and the UK.

Marine Facilities Masterplanning


BMT prepares long, medium and short-term masterplans for ports and marine terminals. We have extensive experience of conducting feasibility studies for high-profile container, bulk and cruise ports and helping clients to select the most suitable locations for their projects. We provide layouts and plans for both new developments and reconfiguring existing ports.

We also specialise in planning, designing and project managing all capital and maintenance dredging works. This includes obtaining the required approvals and dredging licences. Our experts assist with berthing and downtime assessments, reclamation and ground improvement work, project management of multi-disciplinary maritime development projects and detailed designs for rock armoured breakwaters, groynes and seawalls.

These services are provided by our specialist operating companies in AustraliaIndia and Singapore.

Port and Coastal Environmental Assessment

Multi-disciplinary consultancy services and BMT developed software tools are at the heart of BMT's environmental management offering. Our services include impact assessment and mitigation, training, and IT support. From engineering design, economic development and resource optimisation to protection of ecosystems, training, legislation and policy development, we take a balanced approach that adds real value to our clients' projects.

BMT engineers and scientists study baseline water quality conditions, marine ecology, coastal processes and shoreline erosion to offer port planning impact assessments and specialist dredging management. Our modelling and monitoring activities are underpinned by high quality technology and a deep understanding of physical, chemical and biological processes.

Drawing on advanced field measurement and data collection, numerical modelling and analysis, remote sensing capabilities and a detailed understanding of regional environmental processes, BMT can also provide comprehensive meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) services.

These services are provided by our specialist operating companies in Australia, India and Indonesia.

Technical Due Diligence

BMT helps clients identify potential investment risks through technical due diligence and critical assessment of management processes, the supply chain and operational capability. This enables our clients to resolve any issues in advance of financial close, and gain reassurance about the viability of their project. Using our risk, management and operations expertise, we provide due diligence studies that are robust, structured, and defensible.

These services are provided by our specialist operating companies in Australia, Hong Kong, India, Singapore and the UK.