Founded in 1945, Moffatt & Nichol provides design engineering services to the maritime infrastructure industry on the west coast of the United States. It practices in the areas of ports, harbors and marine terminals. The company provides coastal engineering and transportation services. Moffatt & Nichol provides financial and economic modeling, capacity analyses, feasibility studies, civil and backlands infrastructure design, construction management, mechanical and electrical engineering, terminal simulation and planning services. The company also offers trade, traffic and freight forecast services. It provides port and container terminal planning services, as well as supports hinterland development, automation, environmental compliance and alternative technologies. Moffatt & Nichol maintains a location in Tampa, Fla.