Bower & Octant (B&O) is a consultancy that designs and supervises civil engineering works, and specializes in marine and coastal engineering among other disciplines. It was established in 2017 in Dubai, UAE, as a sole proprietorship. While our company is relatively new, our management team possesses more than 30 years of experience in the field. Our core principles of unity, family, and integrity are embraced by our staff, and this has helped B&O to remain strong since its founding.
At B&O, our mission is threefold: (1) To provide innovative and modern design, (2) to provide timely delivery of projects, and (3) to be recognized as your most reliable partner. Our vision is to set new benchmarks for high quality project design.
Bower is a synonym for anchor, an important object that stabilizes ships during terrible storms. A bower may also refer to a pleasant shady shelter. An octant is an instrument that was essential for ship navigation in the 17th and 18th century.
Bower & Octant (B&O) is a safe, reliable company that specializes in Marine and Coastal Engineering. We help you navigate from innovative design concepts to the realization and operation of your marine structure. At B&O, you are in good hands.
The B&O team has over 30 years of experience in the engineering industry, and works seamlessly with local and international firms. We provide design, procurement, construction, and management services for marine projects, both solely and in partnership with other companies. In the last two decades, our experienced engineers have been involved in the design and supervision of numerous major marine projects throughout the Gulf Region and around the world.
In addition to our work on marine infrastructure, B&O provides designs for roads, highways, bridges, retaining structures, and buildings. We also offer construction contract administration and contract review services for our clients.
Bower & Octant is a registered company in the Department of Economic Development of Dubai.We employ engineers (Engineers of Record) that are qualified by Dubai Municipality for the design of marine engineering structures. This makes B&O one of the few engineering companies in the region that is approved for local and international marine works. B&O delivers the complete package. We will work closely with you through the preliminary design concepts to the final design stages until we obtain all necessary No Objection Certificates (NOC) from Dubai Municipality, or any other relevant authority from different jurisdictions, for construction, supervision and operation of the designed structure.
The Bower & Octant (B&O) team has provided engineering consultancy services to major companies around the world for more than three decades. We use the latest engineering software such as PLAXIS 2D and 3D, GEOSTUDIO, GEOPILE, and STAAD in-house.
B&O is recognized as a reputable engineering consultancy that supervises major marine development and infrastructure projects through the full project cycle—from inception to commissioning. Our strong belief in teamwork allows us to integrate seamlessly with a wide variety of ideas, approaches, and disciplines. The B&O staff has undertaken engineering works at both regional as international levels. Some of our projects and services include:
● Harbors, Ports & Shipyards
● Quay Walls and Jetties
● Sea Defense Structures, Breakwaters
● Marina Development
● Pile Design
● Wave Modeling
● Geotechnical Evaluation Studies
● Hydrogeological Studies
● Dewatering design
● Roads & Pavement
● Highway Design
● Bridges and Tunnels
● Infrastructure Projects
● Project Management
● Design Reviewing and Evaluation
● Advisory Services
● Quality Control
● Contract Administration
● Authorities Submittal and Approval
Please get in touch with us!
All project enquiries are welcome.
Business Tower, Office 803, Business Bay
P.O.Box 644 815
T: +971 04 452 9549