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eCoast is a New Zealand-based marine and freshwater consultancy providing expert technical and advisory services to both public and private sector clients in NZ, Australasia, the Pacific and around the world. eCoast’s consultants have a wide range of oceanographic and aquatic experience in both physical and biological processes, with core areas of high-level expertise. The team specialise in coastal processes and hazards, climate change adaptation, surfing resource management and biological and ecological systems; all underpinned by high quality field data collection and complex numerical modelling. Our team is made up of surfers and divers who continually experience, observe and value our coastal environment. This innate knowledge of our natural surroundings combined with an environmentally balanced moral compass has led to a passion to sustain our coastal environment, and the eventual creation of the sustainability award.
Wallbridge Gilbert Aztec (WGA) is a multi-disciplinary, award-winning engineering and project management team with an ethos based on developing long-term collaborative client relationships, and delivering innovative, buildable and economical solutions.
With over 35 years’ experience across diverse sectors, WGA offers a wide range of consulting services including structural, civil, maritime, mechanical, geotechnical, heavy lifting, temporary works, project management, electrical and pressure vessels.
We add real value to our clients by providing streamlined access to these services from our Adelaide, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth, Whyalla and New Zealand locations. Supported by a team of over 360 staff, WGA is wholly Australian-owned. Our operations are carried out in accordance with our quality assurance and OHS systems, which are third party accredited and audited by SAI Global.
Our distinctive culture places people, together with enjoyment in what we do at the heart of our business, which is based around the following values:
We enjoy developing long-term collaborative client relationships built on respect, performance, honesty and trust.
We take pride in creating innovative solutions which add real value and deliver quality outcomes for our clients.
We attract and develop talented professionals by providing a flexible and enjoyable environment which promotes creativity and growth.
Trelleborg Marine and Infrastructure is the world leader in the design and manufacture of engineered products for marine and built infrastructure applications. With a global presence and feet-on-the-ground local support, our multi-disciplined team of engineers offers dedicated support from conception to design, through manufacturing and testing, to installation and aftercare.
With a smarter approach to port and terminal equipment optimisation, Trelleborg helps ports, terminals and vessels deploy smart, engineered and sustainable solutions for port approach, berthing, docking and mooring.
From port owners and operators to consulting engineers, Trelleborg works with customers to determine best fit solutions for specific applications and supply a fully integrated solution. End-to-end service, a proven portfolio of Marine Fenders, Ship-Shore Links, Ship Performance Monitoring Systems, Docking and Mooring, Navigation and Piloting solutions ensure even the most demanding specifications are met, enhancing safety and improving efficiency in all marine environments.
Trelleborg’s innovative SmartPort offering deploys the latest in marine technology applications to help ports and terminals optimize their operations. It is a technology platform that powers the interface between ship and port, on land and at sea, allowing users to analyze asset performance and apply data insights, to improve day-to-day decision making and long-term operational efficiencies.
In the built infrastructure space, Trelleborg draws from over a century of experience applying material science and engineering to create sustainable and cost-effective solutions across water management, tunneling, dredging, building vibration isolation, offshore wind foundations and special commissions projects. Our polymer solutions ensure performance at the highest level to keep our world moving and working.
With a smarter approach, we apply our expertise at the polymer level, and through craftsmanship, we ensure our solutions meet your specifications and your projects are delivered with the highest standards to deliver life-time value.
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NSW Government’s Manly Hydraulics Laboratory (MHL) provides specialist services in flood, coastal, water, sewer, stormwater, irrigation and environmental solutions including physical and numerical modelling and delivery of extensive data collection programs. MHL hosts NATA-accredited facilities for open channel and piped water flow meters up to 1,500 L/s and up to 60 m head. We have been solving flood, coastal, port and hydraulic engineering problems since 1944 and manage Australia’s largest coastal monitoring network. MHL offers adaptive solutions to provide significant cost savings that avoid unnecessary overdesign inherent in many conventional approaches.
Water Research Laboratory
The Water Research Laboratory is a leading fundamental and applied research organisation tackling the most challenging water engineering problems faced by the world today. Based on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and part of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UNSW Sydney, our globally esteemed laboratory spans four hectares and is home to advanced facilities, equipment and personnel comprising the most experienced and creative problem solvers in their respective areas of research and industry. Our prestigious record established over 60 years has made us what we are today; a leading team of specialists solving problems related to water and the environment.
Jan De Nul Group shapes both water and land. We enable the production of offshore energy and maintain the depth of waterways. We build new ports and create extra land. We realise complex infrastructure works and erect any type of building. We tackle pollution in whatever form and redevelop industrial and un(der)utilised sites in a sustainable manner.
Thanks to the fruitful interaction within our company, we can offer overall solutions that combine one, several or even all these activities. Our engineering department and our versatile fleet of equipment, but also our contract types and financing options turn us into an extremely flexible partner. Our permanent quality control efforts ensure maximum comfort.
For many generations already, the De Nul family invests in people and in having its own equipment. We have a passion for business and we want to do things our way, which gives us a unique edge within the sector.
Jan De Nul Group pushes the boundaries of marine, civil construction and environmental projects worldwide. Working together with our customers, safely and responsibly, we bring experience, methods, motivated teams and in-house designed equipment to IMAGINE what is Possible, THINK through the solution and ACT to deliver.
With us, the customer can rest assured. Today, but also tomorrow.
Jan De Nul Group
C Boudewijn van de Veire
T +61 (0)8 9226 1882
M +61 (0)448 973 260
Level 3, 9 Colin Street, West Perth, WA 6005
NIWA is New Zealand’s leading natural resources and environmental sciences service provider.
Our mission is to support the wellbeing of Aotearoa New Zealand’s people and businesses through improved management of the environment, sustainable use of natural resources, and effective responses to global change.
We deliver on our mission by undertaking world-leading climate, freshwater and marine science, and providing a wide range of services to our stakeholders and clients. We typically conduct more than 1,300 projects each year for more than 100 different organisations, including government, industry and Māori.
We focus our science and services on New Zealand’s greatest opportunities and most pressing challenges, such as increasing resilience to weather-related hazards and climate change, fostering regional economic growth, transitioning to a diversified low-carbon economy, preserving biodiversity and ecosystem health, improving water quality and allocation, and achieving social equity.
Heron Construction Company is part of the Heron Group of companies, founded in 1964 by the Kroef family in Auckland, New Zealand.
Today, Heron Construction remains family owned and operated, and is one of Australasia’s largest and most well-regarded dredging and marine construction specialists.
With a portfolio of clients and successful projects across all of New Zealand’s ports, Australia’s East Coast, and many South Pacific ports, Heron Construction provides backhoe and cutter suction dredging, tug and barge services, marine construction, and specialised machine hire.
Heron’s marine services include dredging, hydrographic survey, reclamation works and wharf construction, supported by New Zealand’s largest and most technologically advanced fleet and equipment.
The Heron Group also includes Heron Ship Repair (formerly Ship Repair NZ), acquired in 2018 and located on one of New Zealand’s four deep water ports in Whangarei.
Retaining all personnel and their experience, today Heron Ship Repair is New Zealand’s most experienced ship repair and refit company specialising in new builds and repairs for all vessel types.
In 2019, the Heron Group added Heron Marinas to its portfolio – New Zealand’s only manufacturer of SF Marina designed concrete wave attenuators and pontoons for ports and marinas, operating from Heron’s marine precinct in Whangarei.
The Heron Group’s activities are characterised by a collaborative approach to project management and an uncompromising focus on safety and the minimisation of disruption to our client’s operational environments, and supported by its ISO accredited safety, environmental and quality management systems.
WSP leads some of the most challenging ports and coastal projects in New Zealand – developing resilient solutions that minimise long-term risk, and creating opportunities for economic development and coastal rehabilitation.
Our ‘whole of life’ approach within Ports and Maritime includes design of new facilities and ongoing asset management to optimise value and performance. Our reputation for reliable, cost-effective and workable project outcomes is based on our in-depth operational experience, practical knowledge, and expertise in the seismic design of marine assets. We work closely with port owners and operators to plan, design and manage assets that are resilient, durable and economically viable – supporting their role as a key component of New Zealand’s export and trade infrastructure.
Our approach to coastal projects transform waterfronts, repair storm damage, build long-term resilience for coastal communities and restore the natural character of our coastal environment. Our advice supports long-term risk thinking and supports development of resilience coastal communities.