Sobek assists with ports, railway systems and airports


Sobek provides ports and coastal engineering services, including harbour, and coastal consulting services and offers globally recognised capabilities associated with port and coastal works, including feasibility studies through to design engineering, procurement and construction management.

Sobek offers a wide range of skills and services associated with ports and coastal expertise, including planning and feasibility studies, operational studies and simulations, approvals, site investigations (survey, geotechnical, marine conditions), and whole of life asset management services, including operations support.

Our expertise in port infrastructure includes dredging, reclamation, breakwaters, wharves and jetties as well as cargo handling facilities for products such as bulk solids, bulk liquids, containers, general cargo and hazardous cargo. Our teams are also focused on the coastal and marine environment, including winds, waves, currents and sedi ment transport, an understanding of which is a critical ingredient in providing an efficient and serviceable marine facility.



Sobek offers a full range of services in the delivery of rail infrastructure design, offering complete design services across all phases of the rail projects. Our expertise includes heavy haul rail, freight rail, passenger and urban networks and light rail.

We provide market-leading expertise across the full range of specialist design disciplines and offer our clients specialist services ranging from the initial operation and planning phase through to full engineering design and documentation, construction phase services (including project verification to a level required by rail regulators), as well as specialist advice in operations and maintenance.

Sobek has a strong awareness of the business and economic fundamentals of successful rail projects and a firm appreciation of business operations requirements and success factors applicable to the rail industry as well as a wide range of industries which rely on the rail transport chain. With a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the rail sector and industry standards, systems and practices, we provide professional advice to our clients from project inception and feasibility, through to final testing, commissioning, and into service of an operational asset.

Sobek provides full multi-disciplinary design and documentation in the project delivery phase for complete rail infrastructure projects. Our design capabilities include railway civil engineering design (civil, structures, geotechnical and alignment design), as well as total rail systems (signalling, traction power, electrification, telecommunications, passenger services, intermodal connectivity, operational systems and stations)



Sobek offers specialised services in the planning, design and construction supervision of all airside and landside facilities at airports and airfields, including support facilities.

Our multi-disciplinary teams include specialist engineers and project managers, who deliver airport infrastructure which meets the commercial needs of airport operators, airlines and passengers.

As airport developments become increasingly multi-faceted, they require a range of expertise rarely available under one roof; however with a multi-disciplinary team (both in-house and through our expert Associates) Sobek offers the complete range of expertise and can meet the needs of airport operators and airlines.

Our services range from feasibility studies to detailed design of a range of airport facilities including terminal buildings and components such as baggage handling systems, aerobridges, pavements, aeronautical ground lighting, navigational aids and hangars.

Sobek provides specialist consultancy in the operation and management of airports and can assist with the financial restructuring and business plan modelling of commercial and passenger airports.