The commodity markets are undergoing unprecedented volatility. The uncertainty in the commodity markets has dramatically affected the marine and terminal sector, resulting in both increased challenges and opportunities. Understanding these trends, as well as anticipating future changes in the markets, is crucial to sustaining current operations and positioning your business for future growth.

InterMat, L.L.C. provides our clients a wide array of services. We can provide the insight you need to meet the current challenges, cut costs, and make investments to increase productivity, expand operations or grow by acquisition. While InterMat’s core strength and experience is in the dry bulk handling sector, our team has experience in many other aspects of the marine and terminal space. Below is a list of services that we provide to our clients. Our goal is to tailor our services to our client’s needs. Our success is judged by the success of our clients.

Site and Port Selection Services

  • Port and site selection valuations
  • Technical due diligence
  • Comparative analysis and commercial due diligence
  • Site acquisition or lease negotiation assistance
  • Cost and capacity logistical analysis
  • Assistance in development of long-term and short-term business plans and strategies
  • Site specific commercial and marketing strategy
  • Threats and opportunities identification

Asset Acquisition Services

  • Market evaluations to identify opportunities and strategies
  • Valuation analysis
  • Technical and commercial due diligence
  • Concepts for value added opportunities
  • Valuation model assistance
  • Negotiation assistance with agreements

Technical Services

  • Conceptual design studies
  • Permitting valuation and assistance
  • Detailed design services
  • Construction management and program management
  • Procurement
  • Quality control and quality assurance
  • Budgeting and scheduling
  • Project accounting and cost control
  • Commissioning
  • Technical due diligence

Terminal and Marine Facility Planning Services

  • Strategic and business development planning
  • Project feasibility studies (logistics, technology, environmental and economics)
  • Conceptual design studies with sensitivity analysis
  • Facility operations planning
  • Definition of functionality and infrastructure requirements
  • Comparative analysis of facility and infrastructure alternatives
  • Commercial and market research assistance
  • Terminal productivity improvement studies
  • Threats and opportunities identification

Asset Divestiture

  • Sales and exit strategy
  • Valuation Reports on fixed and mobile assets
  • Advice on potential markets
  • Technical, commercial and/or financial due diligence
  • CIM and RFP process assistance
  • Negotiation assistance with agreements

Value Engineering and Continuing Improvement Services

  • Key performance indicators
  • Analyzation of cost data and establishment of benchmarks
  • Productivity improvement plans and implementation
  • Comparative equipment and systems assessments
  • Expansion and/or development projects
  • Equipment selection and infrastructure optimization
  • Regulatory compliance requirements assistance
  • Development of best-operating practices and procedures
  • Profitability modeling and analysis of terminal operations

Investment Analysis Services

  • Capital investment budgets and schedules
  • Operating cost budgets
  • Financial projections, cash flow, modeling and investment analysis
  • Economic and financial analysis
  • Valuations and due diligence for sale and purchase transactions
  • Sustaining capital and equipment replacement analysis
  • Valuations of assets, useful life and appraisal assistance
  • Investment analysis for equipment, terminal and marine projects