Port Engineering and Management

IHCantabria has the experience and tools needed to propose the most affordable and sustainable solution for any maritime problem. The design, management and maintenance of coastal structures makes it essential to involve specialists from different disciplines (structural, sedimentary, biological, social, statistical, economic, computational, etc.) and the combined use of theoretical, numerical and experimental approaches.

IHCantabria places emphasis on a fast response and direct contact with the entity commissioning the work in order to solve the problem to the client’s satisfaction.

IHCantabria is committed to research and knowledge as the starting point to tackle any problem, which gives it the best trained professionals and the most modern tools.

More than 30 years and hundreds of projects carried out worldwide involving agitation studies, the development of operational models, the design of ports and maritime structures, coastal protection, risk analysis and adaptation to climate change, meteoceanographic databases, instrumentation of structures, and more, make IHCantabria the most experienced and most capable institute to analyze your problem, regardless of how complex or unique it is, or to carry out your project quickly, comprehensively, economically and sustainably.

NUMERICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF PORT INFRASTRUCTURES

The design of port infrastructures is key for the proper conduct of commercial activities in ports, as key elements in the transport logistics chain.

INTEGRATED PORT DESIGN

Port design nowadays is a task that encompasses not only aspects related to engineering, but that also requires defining port infrastructures in response to market demands

PORT MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS

In the last decade, IHCantabria has been actively participating in proposing innovative solutions, developing numerical tools and gaining an in-depth understanding of physical ocean environments in order to optimize the management and operation of ports

PROBABILISTIC DESIGN OF PORT INFRASTRUCTURES

One of the key aspects in the design, management and operation of port infrastructures is knowing the uncertain. Although probabilistic methods of verification …

HYDRODYNAMICS OF WAVES AND THEIR INTERACTION WITH STRUCTURES

A knowledge of wave hydrodynamics is a key aspect that allows for a more complete diagnosis of the processes associated with how waves transform when they reach the coast…

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