Marine Projects

Domino Sugar Refinery Bulkhead/Waterfront Platform Reconstruction

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Project Overview: 
The former historic Domino Sugar Refinery site is being redeveloped into several high-rise buildings for both residential and commercial space as well as the addition of five (5) acres of green open space. The existing gantry cranes, syrup silos and refinery building will be rehabilitated and integrated into the overall program in order to preserve the historical industrial heritage of the Williamsburg community.
McLaren's Role: 
Upon review and analysis, it was determined that the demolition and reconstruction of the entire platform was required but sections of the existing bulkhead could be repaired. McLaren used the foundation of the existing bulkhead, that sits on-top of the existing seawall foundation, saving the client a 1/3 of the cost. The new platform designed by McLaren will support a future public park that will be incorporated into the planned upland development. Upon completion of the inspection Phases, McLaren performed a detailed assessment of the current conditions as it relates to the future construction. Design alternatives were studied in order to provide all information for the reconstruction of the entire bulkhead as opposed to rehabilitation.
Service: 
Underwater / Above Water / Special Inspections
Service: 
Hydrographic Survey
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Bulkhead / Platform Design
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Waterfront Permitting
Service: 
Waterfront Edge Design Guidelines (WEDG) Certified
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Construction Administration
Location: 
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York
Client: 
Two Trees Management, LLC
Project Type: 
Waterfront Reconstruction
Role: 
Prime
Contract Period: 
2013-Present
Construction Cost: 
21,000,000 (Est.)

Citywide Ferry Service

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Project Overview: 
The New York City Economic Development Corporation implemented a program to expand its Citywide Ferry Service along the East River in New York.
McLaren's Role: 
McLaren was contracted to provide engineering consulting services for the development, investigation, planning, design, coordination, permitting, procurement, and construction administration for the design of the nine (9) new and three (3) upgraded ferry landings. Key services include: anchor pile design, ADA compliance, environmental loading, resiliency design, fender design, passenger circulation studies, topographic surveys, bathymetric surveys, utility surveys, environmental investigations, geotechnical investigations (water and upland borings), gangway design, intermodal connections, barge fitout and design, vessel anchorage and fendering, pier design, electrical lighting design and upland coordination, wayfinding and signage, canopy and bench seating design, and permitting for various agencies.
Service: 
Marine / Coastal Engineering
Service: 
Permitting
Service: 
Resiliency Design
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Geotechnical Engineering
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Surveying
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Site Investigations
Location: 
New York, New York
Client: 
New York City Economic Development Corporation / Skanska USA Building Inc.
Project Type: 
Waterborne Transportation
Role: 
Marine Engineer
Contract Period: 
2015-2018
Construction Cost: 
$55,000,000 (Est.)

470 Kent Avenue Echoscope Survey

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Project Overview: 
Due to a collapsed portion of Bulkhead, McLaren was hired to perform an Echoscope Survey for the purpose of determining collapsed portions of the structure, outfall locations, pile locations and debris fields outboard of the structure.
McLaren's Role: 
McLaren prepared the Echoscope including attaching and calibrating equipment through the provision of a field survey crew. McLaren collected data along the 800 foot bulkhead. Survey data was collected in the NAD 83 horizontal coordinate system and NAVD 88 Vertical datum. Final reports, underwater images and videos were provided to the client. Specific results from the survey were utilized to quantify offshore debris, chart water depths and detail the issues with the bulkhead.
Service: 
Surveying
Service: 
Underwater Sonar Imaging
Location: 
Brooklyn, New York
Client: 
D'Onofrio General Contractors Corp. / Stillman Development International
Project Type: 
Site Development
Role: 
Subconsultant
Contract Period: 
2014
Construction Cost: 
N/A

Port of Albany - Sonar Imaging, Surveying, Diving Inspection & Engineering Services

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Project Overview: 
As one of the premier small cities in the country, Albany has taken the lead in waterfront development along the Hudson.
McLaren's Role: 
McLaren has provided sonar imaging, dive inspections, construction inspections, professional engineering, and surveying services to enhance the Port of Albany on several contracts. McLaren also provided marine engineering, surveying, and imaging services in support of the dredging at the Albany and Rensselaer facilities. This included an ecoscope of debris, the discovery of remaining steel and other debris, and a final survey.
Service: 
Marine Engineering
Service: 
Underwater Inspection
Service: 
Survey/Sonar Imaging
Service: 
ArcGIS Mapping
Service: 
Multibeam surveys
Service: 
Echoscope / Magnetometer
Location: 
Rensselaer, New York
Client: 
Albany Port District Commission
Project Type: 
Waterfront Enhancement
Role: 
Prime
Contract Period: 
2010-2016
Construction Cost: 
N/A

Weehawken Recreational Pier

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Project Overview: 
The concrete recreational pier is located on the waterfront to the northeast of the intersection of Washington Terrace and Harbor Boulevard.
McLaren's Role: 
McLaren provided marine structural design, surveying, and environmental permitting services for this waterfront pier. Phase 1 included a preliminary design and permit review, which comprised land and bathymetric survey work, a subsurface geotechnical investigation, an environmental study and permit pre-application review and preliminary structural design. In addition to the schematic layout, at the completion of Phase 1, McLaren developed the design basis, which included the survey results, a proposed design loading criteria, and geotechnical design parameters. McLaren advanced the project during Phase 2 by performing engineering design calculations and preparing technical documents including plans and specifications. In addition, McLaren prepared all environmental permit applications and responded to agency questions as the representative of the Township. Phase 3, included construction phase support services.
Service: 
Marine Engineering and Design
Service: 
Feasibility Study
Service: 
Permitting
Service: 
Geotechnical Engineering
Service: 
Surveying
Service: 
Construction Administration
Location: 
Weehawken, New Jersey
Client: 
Township of Weehawken
Project Type: 
Pier Design
Role: 
Prime
Contract Period: 
2010-2015
Construction Cost: 
$3,200,000