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Coastal

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Where Land Meets Water

Marine
Engineering

With the most advanced and reliable services available in-house, McLaren’s marine engineering division is changing the landscape of the maritime industry.

Comprised of over 45 engineers, designers, engineer divers, and scientists, our firm provides unrivaled services in complex waterfront inspection, design, rehabilitation, permitting, and construction management.

Our work ranges from large-scale projects like the expansion of the NYC Ferry system, the design of complex berths and ship terminals, and the support of offshore wind development, to the rehabilitation of piers, bulkhead designs, and dive inspections led by Professional Engineers.

From offices nationwide, we support clients with innovative marine engineering solutions from concept to completion and beyond.

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Marine Engineering
Services

Structural Design + Geotechnical Engineering

From New Marine Construction To Rehabilitation

Inspection, Maintenance + Rehabilitation

Above And Underwater Inspections

Coastal Engineering, Permitting + Resiliency

Sustainable And Resilient Solutions

Survey + Mapping

High-Tech Hydrographic Surveying

Meet Our
Marine + Coastal Specialists

Malcolm G. McLaren, PE, SECB - Forensic Engineering

Founder / Executive Chairman of the Board

Craig
Plate, PE

Inspection + Rehabilitation

Kaitlyn
Frega, CFM, ENV SP

Permitting + Regulatory

Todd
Manson, PE, ENV SP

Coastal Engineering

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Marine Engineering
Projects + News

McLaren has successfully undertaken hundreds of innovative engineering, inspection, and marine survey projects for clients from NYC to California, and waters around the world. With a portfolio spanning coastal to offshore, discover some of our most iconic marine work.

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Marinas + Breakwaters
Marine Transfer Stations
1888 Studios Site Development Retaining Wall
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Project  |  Bayonne, NJ

1888 Studios Retaining Wall Engineering

The film industry is making its way back to its birthplace! An influx of studios and soundstages are currently in…
National Aquarium Dolphin Discovery Inspections
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Project  |  Baltimore, MD

National Aquarium Dolphin Discovery Inspections

Dolphin Discovery, the National Aquarium's largest exhibit and home to six Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, undergoes above and underwater condition assessments…
Greenpoint Ferry Landing Reopened - McLaren Engineering Group
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Project  |  Brooklyn, NY

Greenpoint Ferry Landing Reopened

Project Milestone Greenpoint Ferry Landing Reopend NYC Ferry service is back at Greenpoint! The northern Brooklyn landing officially re-opened today…
Water-Land Mobility Transport Presentationby Jed Tango at TrAM H2020 Conference
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News  |  Norway

Water-Land Mobility Transport Presentation at TrAM H2020 Project Conference

Water-Land Mobility Transport Presentation at TrAM H2020 Project Conference Waterfront cities across the world are realizing waterborne transport can play…
Top Marine and Port Facilities Design Firms by ENR #11
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Media + Press

Top Marine and Port Facilities Design Firms by ENR #11

Top Marine and Port Facilities Design Firms by ENR #11 Ranked Number 11 by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as a top design firm…
Connecticut Department of Transportation - McLaren Engineering Group Dive Inspection
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News  |  Northeast, US

Northeast Underwater Inspection Projects

Northeast Underwater Inspection Projects McLaren is diving into underwater inspection projects across the Northeast this summer, from the Erie Canal…
Ferry Point Park Ferry Terminal
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News  |  Bronx, NY

Ferry Point Park Ferry Terminal

Ferry Point Park Ferry Terminal Ferry Point Park, an abandoned former landfill in the Bronx, has undergone monumental transformations to…
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News  |  Coney Island, NY

City Halts Plans for Coney Island Creek Ferry

EDC has already begun working with the McLaren Engineering Group to assess safety issues and costs, and to chart out…
Routine Dive Inspections at the Blacktip Reef Exhibit
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News  |  Baltimore, MD

Routine Dive Inspections at the Blacktip Reef Exhibit

https://youtu.be/gH0SjtAt634 Routine Dive Inspections at the Blacktip Reef Exhibit Marine PE diver David Jones, PE and…
McLaren Speaking at ASBPA 2021 National Coastal Conference
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News  |  New Orleans, LA

McLaren Speaking at ASBPA 2021 National Coastal Conference

McLaren Speaking at ASBPA 2021 National Coastal Conference Geaux Resilient! On Thursday, September 30th and Friday, October 1st, members of McLaren's …
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