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Consulting Overview “Our consultants combine proven project experience and leading edge skills with innovative thinking to give our customers a competitive advantage.”

WorleyParsons Consulting is a globally connected network of specialist consulting groups, drawing on world class expertise across many industries. We focus on understanding our customers and their challenges, enabling us to bring a unique set of front-end and technical consulting capabilities to bear throughout the entire project lifecycle. We draw on our proven global project delivery capability, and carry our experience across multiple industries to provide innovative solutions during the asset planning phase of the business lifecycle, as well as at an operational and project level.

Global Network We are present in 165 offices in 43 countries around the world. Our world renowned consultants work closely with the broader WorleyParsons business to leverage from its proven project delivery record. Our global network of experts develop solutions in the Hydrocarbons, Power, Minerals, Metals, Chemicals, Infrastructure and Environment industries and deliver them locally; close to our customers.

Tradition WorleyParsons has a long tradition of providing world-class consulting services to our customers. This core consulting strength, created from the original company (Wholohan Grill and Partners), has been greatly enhanced by the companies that have joined WorleyParsons as part of our growth over the last 40 years.

Commitment Our organization is driven by a commitment to four enduring principles: • to build and sustain long-term relationships with our customers and consistently deliver on our promise • to continually enhance our knowledge and expertise to support our customers’ challenges • to provide an outstanding home for the best people to work and nurture their talents • to develop and maintain thought-leadership in all of our markets.

Veréna Preston Global Director WorleyParsons Consulting


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Intermodal Intermodal has emerged as an important mode of transportation for the efficient and sustainable movement of goods delivering compelling economic, safety and environmental benefits in both mature and developing markets. Our intermodal customers include terminal operators, railroads, river transport operators, logistics companies, equipment owners and ports. We understand that each customer has their own unique set of challenges, and that these challenge are multi-dimensional. Our consultants are assembled from a global team of experts comprising strategists, economists, engineers and operators. Their expertise is grounded in sound engineering concepts and broad intermodal and associated transport industry operating experience. Unlike many other consulting or engineering providers, WorleyParsons works across all phases of a project, providing our customers with complete, end-to-end, project delivery services. With a thorough understanding of terminal and intermodal operations, traffic and cargo flow, and on- and off- terminal transportation issues, WorleyParsons delivers innovative, workable intermodal solutions worldwide.

Mike Petro Managing Consultant Intermodal Consulting Practice


The challenge Intermodal challenges are multi-dimensional – whether you are a shipper determining how best to move freight across multiple transport modes, a terminal operator wanting to reduce costs through improved efficiencies or a rail operator seeking the right rail car design, fleet composition, or ownership model to maximize returns. Whatever the challenge, a long-term vision and an understanding of all viable options, backed-up by thorough execution planning, are key to delivering the right project.

Today’s and Tomorrow’s Challenges


Site selection Brownfield precinct constraints

Adequate intermodal infrastructure to meet growing demand Determining the most appropriate modes of transport

Collective community attitudes Stringent regulatory environment Congestion and environmental impact

Asset reliability and efficiency Cost of ownership Rolling stock investment decision


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Our response To meet these challenges, WorleyParsons provides its intermodal customers with a comprehensive range of services spanning the full project lifecycle. We offer access to technical specialists with expertise in terminal planning, funding models, sustainability, transportation modal analyses, and sophisticated dynamic simulation modeling tools to develop and deliver innovative intermodal solutions.

Intermodal Consulting Solutions

Project advisory services

Transport Master Planning Options analysis Terminal design optimization

Optimization modeling Complex modal analysis

Social license to operate Integrated approvals and execution planning Environmental assessment and management Construction management Asset management services Sustaining capital projects Project portfolio management Rolling stock needs assessment, design and procurement



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Our service response Intermodal Master Planning We provide master planning services to government and private enterprise, focusing on strategy, policy and high-level advisory services. Our teams are experienced in identifying demand, selecting appropriate sites, determining the best modes of transport, identifying congestion and environmental impacts, establishing policies to support terminal operation, as well as providing advice on organizational and operational structures.

Intermodal Terminal Design Our experienced team of engineers and operators deliver terminal designs that work. They understand all aspects of planning and design including site design, environmental permitting, systems, equipment and operations planning. Utilizing our Terminal Optimization Modeling tools, we provide our customers with layout options for the development of a new terminal, or expansion of an existing terminal. We also identify regional and local impacts and develop action plans to manage or mitigate these impacts.

Intermodal Rolling Stock The WorleyParsons rolling stock team develops, models and tests innovative intermodal railcar designs to meet specific customer needs. WorleyParsons has designed a ‘for purpose’ articulated intermodal spine car for a narrow gauge operation, and also works with manufacturers around the world to oversee construction, ensuring railcars are built precisely to design specifications.

Integrated Operations and Process Management Our services include planning and strategy, operational improvement, sustainability, integrity and compliance, business efficiency, and safety. We combine our proprietary risk analysis systems with our deep operational expertise, to deliver improved operations for our customers including terminal operators, 3PLs, shippers, carriers and asset owners.



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Container Capacity Improvement Program Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) Vancouver, Canada IDENTIFY





Background Port Metro Vancouver, Canada’s largest and busiest port, is exploring potential improvements in the Lower Mainland to significantly increase container capacity to meet future growth and demand. The Container Capacity Improvement Program (CCIP) is PMV’s long-term strategy to deliver projects that will meet the anticipated growth in demand for container capacity by 2030, with an emphasis on initial investment and infrastructure improvements at Roberts Bank in Delta.

Customer Challenges • Increasing the capacity of the existing Deltaport Terminal to 2.4million TEUs per year • Increasing productivity while minimizing the environmental footprint • Reducing congestion within the intermodal yard • Coordinating several major stakeholders and managing expectations and differing objectives • Planning for future expansion

WorleyParsons Response WorleyParsons was engaged to provide Program Management Consultancy services to coordinate the following workstreams for the CCIP: • Preliminary engineering and planning • Environmental assessment and permitting • Sustainability • Market and concession planning • Communications and consultation

Key Achievements • Maintained budget and schedule with more than 100 scope changes by the major stakeholders • Managed program with more than 200 stakeholder agencies, terminals, railroads, carriers, municipalities, citizen groups, First Nations and others to meet regulatory requirements and build awareness of project benefits • More than 75,000 feet of new rail for support, storage and mainline track


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1. Container Capacity Improvement Program Port Metro Vancouver Vancouver, Canada Conceptual Engineering/ Pre-FEED, PMC - Program Management Consultant

• Reports delivered one month ahead of schedule • Project delivered under budget • Efficient design positioned the customer for future growth

4. US West Coast Intermodal Terminal Safety Audit Confidential Customer West Coast, USA Terminal Operations and Traffic Management Risk Assessment

Developed recommendations for intermodal terminal layouts, traffic flow designs and operating procedures to minimize the risk of loss or damage and improve overall safety


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2. Greenville Yard Project Port Authority of New York and New Jersey New York, USA Concept Study, Detailed Engineering Design

Revitalization of 100-year old operations, including track, barge, and bridge design to deliver a design supporting the long term goals of greater growth, reduced truck congestion and reduced adverse impacts on the environment

3. Fairview Container Terminal Prince Rupert Port Authority Prince Rupert, Canada Conceptual Design – pre-FEED, Detailed Engineering Design, Procurement and Field Services

Successful conversion from a break-bulk terminal to a container terminal to service high-speed intermodal traffic

5. Intermodal Market Evaluation

6. Lazaro Cardenas Container Terminal

Confidential Customer New Orleans, USA

Hutchison Ports Mexico Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico

Business Case Development, Transport Economics, Market Analysis

Project Management, Owner’s Engineer

• Evaluated the alternative intermodal locations • Assessed the long-term market for import/export containers through Louisiana • Provided analysis on rail access and competition in the United States

Greenfield Development for a 50ha container terminal incorporating an intermodal yard, two deep sea super post-Panamax berths, and 20ha of related building and infrastructure


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7. New Doha Port Project

8. Ellenbrook Intermodal Terminal

New Doha Port Project Steering Committee Doha, Qatar

Department of Transport, Western Australia Perth, Australia

Master Planning, Conceptual Engineering, Front-End Engineering Design, Detailed Design, Construction Management

Site selection, Master Planning, Concept Study

Full engineering design for this $4.7Billion greenfield project, including all required port and land based infrastructure

The preferred site was endorsed by the Department of Transport who are now seeking to reserve the land in the Metropolitan Region Planning Scheme


9. Narrow Gauge Articulated Intermodal Wagon Design Toll Rail (Pacific National) Queensland, Australia Business Case, Transport Economics, Concept Design, Detailed Design, Testing and Commissioning and Regulatory Compliance

• Design of world first narrow gauge articulated intermodal rolling stock • Tailored simulation software used to minimize ‘whole of life’ costs


10. Mundijong Intermodal Terminal Department of Transport, Western Australia Perth, Australia Site selection and study of road and rail alignment. Concept design, master planning

The preferred alignment and intermodal terminal option has been included into the zoning amendment process to ensure that the land is protected for the future


For further information about our global capability: Global Michael Petro Managing Consultant, Intermodal Ph: +1 312 612 1954

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