TERA's extensive project experience in maritime transportation includes such United
States ports as Detroit, Saginaw, Gladstone, Little Bay de Noc, Benton Harbor/St.
Joseph, Ludington, Frankfort, and Muskegon in Michigan; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Los
Angeles, California; Tampa, Florida; Buffalo, New York; Port Reading, New Jersey;
Honolulu, Hawaii; and Baltimore, Maryland. International port facility projects
include the ports of Sovetskaya Gavan and Vanino, Russia; Muuga and Tallinn, Estonia;
Ventspils, Liepaja, and Riga, Latvia; Klaipeda, Lithuania; Gdansk, Gdynia, Swinoujscie
and Szczecin, Poland; Bourgas and Varna, Bulgaria; Constanta, Romania; Durres and
Vlore, Albania; Samsun, Turkey; Baku, Azerbaijan; Poti, Georgia; Colombo and Galle,
Sri Lanka, and Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan.
TERA's project experience includes a wide spectrum of commodities ranging from liquid
bulk (crude oil, petroleum products, LNG, liquid chemicals and edible oils) and
dry bulk cargoes (coal, grains, fertilizers, and ores) to break-bulk, general, and
containerized commodities. Projects from one month to two years in duration, covered
short term very narrowly defined problems to very broad technical scope definitions
involving continuous analyses of alternative development strategies within a regional
or national setting.
TERA's services include marine systems simulation modeling, financial and technical
feasibility analysis, rate and market hinterland assessment, economic and operational
evaluation, strategic planning and public-private partnership considerations, coastal
land use and planning, trade and traffic forecasting, and organization and management