International Marina Consultants (IMC) is a professional firm with an engineering base that specialises in the planning, design and feasibility of marinas and associated waterfront facilities.

All assignments IMC is involved in focus on understanding your vision by clearly establishing your aims and objectives.

IMC works with its clients and provides services in numerous ways. This is accomplished by IMC's own in-house resources comprising of engineering, drafting and administrative support.

- The Services We Offer 
- Elements of the Project We Design
- How IMC Works

The Services We Offer

  • Planning
  • Design
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Construction Cost Estimates
  • Market Research
  • Demand Assessments
  • Input to and Management of
    Environmental Impact Studies
  • Tender Documentation
  • Other Studies
  • Evaluation of marina systems
  • Structural inspections of existing marinas
  • Total project management (including Approvals process)
  • Construction management and supervision
  • Quality Audits during construction
  • Specifications and drawings for tender
  • Marina Management options appraisal and technical advice

Elements of the Projects We Design:

Our services combine together to provide an holistic approach to waterfront facilities. At IMC we are capable of designing a variety of waterfront structures that enhance and value-add to the surrounding environments.

The following is a list of IMC capabilities:

  • Hardstand Areas
  • Boat Maintenance Facilities
  • Dry Storage Facilities
  • Revetments
  • Sewage Pump-out Facilities
  • Boardwalks
  • Breakwaters


How IMC Works

IMC has a focus on customer service, innovative design and providing relevant and timely information. Our emphasis on personal service means that your finished project is tailored to meet your vision.

When you work with IMC you are receiving a service that encompasses the following elements:

- An Experienced Team
- A Professional Engineering Base
- Informative Feasibility Studies
- Personal Involvement Of Director
- Approvals
- User-Friendly Design

An Experienced Team:

Through its focus on marinas, IMC has developed a level of experience in this field that cannot be matched by larger or less specialised consultants. We put this down to our five core attributes that enable us to offer you a service that will meet your goals and objectives. These are highlighted in the table below:

Commitment : The director and staff at IMC are committed to maintaining a high standard of professionalism, experience and expertise on every project.
Communication : We understand good communication is paramount to all successful working relationships. To this end, IMC provides a structure of service that maintains close liaison with you throughout the commission, to ensure that your objectives, priorities and pre-requisites are met.
Consistency : IMC ensures that there is always at least two experienced staff who know your project to answer questions and to implement your requests and input.
Cost efficiency : The in-house knowledge and experience enables IMC to readily recognise and understand tasks involved and solutions required to achieve appropriate planning and engineering design solutions, thus providing a timely delivery and cost effective service to you.
Capability : Over 80 years collective marina and waterfront facilities and design experience on over 2000 projects speaks for itself. Part of the reason for such a large involvement in the marine facilities is the quality and depth of knowledge IMC provides to the industry. This knowledge is not only by way of experience in engineering design but also in the combining of the directors' practical knowledge of commercial, operational and management aspects. These are important integral focus points to any successfully implemented waterfront development.


A Professional Engineering Base:

The technical staff of IMC are professional engineers and drafters. This skills base enables practical, feasible and cost effective solutions to be developed.

Informative Feasibility Studies:

IMC is experienced in the many and varied methods of waterfront development construction. This enables practical cost-effective solutions to be developed. By combining our experience with an intimate knowledge of operating marinas, IMC provides realistic feasibility studies for marinas and their associated on-shore facilities.

Personal Involvement Of Director:

As a specialised consultancy, IMC can guarantee significant involvement of its Director in all projects.

We understand that exceeding your expectations means more than just good planning and engineering. It is meeting deadlines, being an attentive listener and completely satisfying client requirements. Once deadlines have been established, you can take comfort in the knowledge that those deadlines will be met.


Most marina developments include obtaining the approval of a range of authorities before construction proceeds. Because of our special experience in this area, IMC can help facilitate an expedient approval process timeframe.

User-Friendly Design:

Through its intimate knowledge of the requirements of boat users, waterfront facility owners and managers, IMC plans and designs its facilities to be user-friendly and efficient to manage. This ensures the long-term popularity and prosperity of such facilities.