About Us

MCC is an international group of consulting engineers specialising in the field of marine, port and coastal engineering.
Marina port design and development
Who we are

About Us

MCC was founded by John Barnes, who is a Chartered Civil Engineer, a Fellow of the ICE and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is the Representative for the ICE in Bahrain, a Board member for the Advisory Board of the College of Engineering at the Applied Science University of Bahrain and has over 32 years’ experience with internationally renowned construction and engineering companies on diverse, challenging, and iconic civil engineering and building projects and on several mega projects.


MCC offers an extensive range of marine and civil engineering services providing economical solutions for all engineering stages of a construction project, from feasibility studies, concept designs, site investigations, detailed design, tender documents, construction supervision services and project wrap ups. We also provide specialist peer reviews, contract administration and dispute resolution advice.

Our team consists of professionally qualified civil, marine, coastal, structural and geotechnical engineers.

With extensive experience in a wide range of civil and marine disciplines, we take pride in our work. Our main objective is to deliver the client’s vision. We have extensive experience and appropriately qualified professionals in a wide range of civil and marine disciplines and who take pride in their work and whose main objective is to deliver the client’s vision through engineered solutions.

MCC is a private company that appreciates that continued success is based on good and personal service to its clients and on delivering the services it promises and consequently, the company structure enables us to be accountable to our clients and not to any corporate entity. This approach enables us to grow organically whilst maintaining our core values. 

In an ever-changing market, MCC assists clients with meeting their objectives in providing safe, sustainable and economic solutions to develop both new infrastructure and assess/maintain ageing infrastructure. We are aware of the growing importance of meeting sustainability goals, addressing climate change impacts, and zero carbon polices, and aim to achieve these without losing sight of the traditional values of safety, quality and economy.