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Port Solutions


NTRO Ports division offers policy, research, and project-related services to port owners, operators, and government at all levels.

The National Transport Research Organisation’s Ports division can help port owners, private terminal operators, stevedoring companies and all levels of government with a range of policy, research and project-related services.


Our engineering services include advanced pavement technology / design and condition surveys using our state-of-the-art equipment and our world-class research laboratory, intelligent transport systems, network operations, future mobility assessments, automated vehicles, asset management planning, sustainable materials assessments, heavy vehicles dynamics and road safety analysis.


Our offering also extends into a range of Sustainability / ESG, Master Planning, Energy/Fuel Transition (including Green Corridors), Freight and Supply Chain Corridors Management, Digital Technology and Environmental Management Services.



Asset 26
Government Policy Leadership
Asset 55
Pavement Testing for Strength and Deterioration
Asset 53
Rigid & Flexible Pavement Design
Asset 69
Sustainability / ESG
Asset 72
Energy / Fuel Transition Pathways
Port Authority
Freight & Supply Chain Corridors
Asset 49
Master Planning Services
Asset 71
Environmental Management Services
Asset 52
Digital Technology & Automation Services

Service offerings

The NTRO offers a wide range of service offerings for the ports sector, including:

  • Pavement testing using the state-of-the-art Intelligent Pavement Assessment Vehicle (iPAVE) and Heavy Weight Deflectometer
  • Pavement design – both rigid and flexible pavements
  • Expert advice in selecting the right technology for the ports of the future, and modifying and future-proofing existing port operations
  • Sustainability / ESG Advisory Services – including Materiality Assessments Strategy Development and Net Zero Pathways
  • Master Planning
  • Green Corridor Pathway Assessment
  • Equator Principles Assessment and/or Independent Review
  • Guidance on the use of recycled materials in port infrastructure including repurposing construction waste and recycled materials
  • Designing for alternative fuels - generation and storage facilities
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