is a company with expertise in marine and fluvial works. Dredging, port development, and deep-sea mining are the main areas of expertise.

ORTEGA-MARINE specializes in connecting Dutch and Latin American companies, governments and agencies on projects planning, equipment purchasing, and building strong partnerships. The company’s core strength is its extensive personal network in the maritime sectors of the Netherlands and Latin America, and in Colombia and Peru in particular.

Latin America has a growing market in the maritime and water infrastructure sectors with a large potential for Dutch and European companies to cooperate with Latin American organizations, both in project participation and in technology and knowledge transfer.

Clients include shipyards, engineering and investment companies, ports, and governments.


Market advice and consulting


• Supervision of dredging projects.
• Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plans, and design of mitigation alternatives that use best available technologies.
• Hydraulic modelling (dispersion of dredging plumes) and environmental modelling and monitoring (environmental effects of marine and fluvial projects).
• Environmental baseline studies, surveys and monitoring.
• Training programmes on dredging for private and public organisations (groups and individuals).

Policy advice

• Policy research for implementation of projects in Latin America
• International policy research on offshore activities and the high seas



• Finding projects for your company in Latin America
• Finding operational and financial partners for your projects
• Advising on the planning, methods and equipment of marine, coastal and fluvial projects
• Preparation of offers and project proposals for purchase and selling of equipment
• Development of public private partnerships


• Shipyards
• Engineering and investment firms
• Private owners of marine and fluvial projects
• Water, transport and environmental authorities
• Port authorities and navies
• Agencies for coastal and marine planning
• Government ministries and agencies (e.g Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Infrastructure and Transport, Environment)

The Netherlands
M: +31 6 44 61 89 31