Whitney Bailey Cox & Magnani, LLC

Marine Engineering

Port administrators and private marine terminal operators rely on WBCM’s proficiency in waterfront and marine engineering and construction. From our knowledge of local regulations to our ability to adeptly secure project permits for designing, rehabilitating, and upgrading marine and waterfront facilities, the diverse technical professionals in our marine engineering group deliver innovative and sound evaluations. As one of the most reputable engineering firms in Baltimore, MD, you can trust us to implement all of the operational solutions for your marine project, including planning, designing, and constructing.

Whether you are seeking to have brand new facilities or looking to rehabilitate existing structures, we are experienced in providing effective building resolutions for all types of port and marine terminal facilities, including piers, wharves, loading platforms, and mooring structures.

Marine Design

  • Breasting & Ship Mooring Facilities
  • Marine Loading/Unloading Facilities
  • Shipyards & Naval Facilities
  • Commercial Piers & Marinas
  • Waterfront Housing & Development
  • Bulk Cargo & Container Terminals
  • Automobile Terminals
  • Petroleum Terminals
  • Asphalt Terminals
  • Liquids Terminals
  • Pipe Trestles
  • Crane Facilities
  • Temporary Trestles
  • Breakwaters
  • Fendering Design
  • Boat Ramps
  • Wetland Delineation & Mitigation

Marine Rehabilitation and Upgrading

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Expansion of Existing Marine Facilities
  • Shoreline Rehabilitation
  • Upgrading of Bulkheads & Piers
  • Underwater Inspection Reports
  • Underwater Facility Condition Reports
  • Utility Systems
  • Crane Foundations


  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Permits
  • Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Compliance
  • Brownfield Redevelopment
  • Sediment & Stormwater Permits
  • Expedited MDE Reviews
  • Dredging Permits
  • Water Quality & Wetlands
  • Water Resources Administration Permits
  • Planning & Zoning Approvals
  • Environmental Impact Statements

Notable Projects

  • Terminal Improvements and Rehabilitation of North and South Docks, Hess Oil, Port Reading, New Jersey
  • B&O Coal Terminal Bulkhead Replacement and Pier Re-Decking, CSX Transportation Baltimore, Maryland
  • Bulkhead, Revetment, Pier and Floating Dock Rehabilitation, Lundenberg School of Seamanship, Piney Point, Maryland
  • Asphalt Ship Terminal and Unloading Facility, Bitumar USA, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Rehabilitation of Dundalk Marine Terminal Berths 5-6, MPA, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Brownfield Restoration of the Former Kurt Iron and Metal Facility, MPA, Baltimore, Maryland
  • North Shore at Canton Development, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Harborview Pier Townhomes, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Ritz Carlton Waterfront Improvements, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Research Vessel Pier and Bulkhead Replacement, University of Maryland, Solomons, Maryland
  • Recreation Pier Luxury Hotel, Sagamore Development, Fells Point, Baltimore, MD
  • Global Headquarters Phase I, Under Armour, Baltimore, MD