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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
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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.
WT is a global consultancy with 70 years’ experience on projects worldwide. Our 1250 staff provide expertise in facility, project and cost management across a broad spectrum of sectors and clients.
Coastal, marine and port infrastructure is one of our specialist areas. Our dedicated teams across Australia and New Zealand have a deep understanding of the constraints posed by these challenging environments. From environmental factors and operational impacts, to access issues and the difficulty of construction when tides, weather and wildlife are constantly at play. Equipped with knowledge and foresight we help our clients chart successful paths forward as they develop and maintain their infrastructure and assets.
Boskalis is a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and marine terminal services sectors.
Boskalis was established in 1910 and hence has a track record of over 100 years, carrying out projects that vary widely in nature and size. We provide innovative all-round solutions in the oil & gas, ports & land reclamation and coastal defence markets around the world.
We have over 9,000 employees, active in over 90 countries across six continents. Our versatile fleet consists of more than 700 vessels and equipment.
Boskalis has been operating in the Australia / New Zealand region for more than 50 years, with recent examples of projects:
- Lyttleton Port Deepening in 2018
- Weipa Emergency dredging in 2019
- Adelaide Outer Channel Widening in 2019
- Melbourne Channel upgrade works in 2020
Close collaboration between Client and Contractor is part of our success acknowledges by our clients. and communication with the client were exemplary.”
“Regular team communication facilitated clear understanding of client requirements. Boskalis Austalia cooperation and communication with the client were exemplary.”
Martin Watts, Project Director Lyttelton Port Company
Brian Perry Civil is a leading New Zealand civil construction company with industry leading capabilities and a proud track record of infrastructure project delivery; specialising in Foundations, Ground Engineering, Marine, 3 Waters, Pipelines, Structures, and Industrial Services. Contract models have included ECI, D&C & Construct only both nationally and across the South Pacific.
Some of the most recent Marine projects delivered by Brian Perry Civil include; a new wharf build at Port of Auckland (PoAL), construction of a new wharf, jetties and moorings at Americas Cup (AC36), wharf repairs at Whangarei, Wellington and Taranaki, D&C of a new cycleway bridge in Tauranga, new water intake structure in the Waikato river, a new wharf build in Vanuatu and a replacement wharf in American Samoa.
We are currently engaged in marine projects for both South Port (Bluff) and at Seaview (Wellington)
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Daniel Hautler Industrial Services and Marine Manager firstname.lastname@example.org Ph: 027 246 2824
BMT is a leading international design, engineering, science, program, and risk management consultancy with a reputation for engineering and delivery excellence. We’re driven by a belief that things can always be better, safer, faster and more efficient. Our vision is to be recognised in our core markets as the trusted partner for scientific and engineering-led advice, solutions, programs, and services, addressing the most challenging needs of our clients.
We deliver clarity from complexity.
Downer is a leading provider of services to customers in markets including: Transport Services, Technology and Communications Services, Power & Gas, Utilities Services and Engineering.
With over a century of building our country’s roads, rail, hydroelectric schemes, communications and infrastructure, Downer leads the way in providing innovative solutions, helping to shape New Zealand’s infrastructure.
At Downer, customers are at the heart of everything we do. By truly understanding and predicting our customer’s needs, we transform possibilities into reality. It’s the trusted relationships we build with our customers, colleagues and communities that allow us to create and sustain our modern environment.
As Australia’s largest dredging company, Hall Contracting is experienced in undertaking capital and maintenance dredging as well as land reclamation projects for ports and harbours.
With expertise in civil construction, our team also specialises in delivering marine infrastructure and coastal protection solutions.
Owning and operating an advanced fleet of backhoe, cutter suction and amphibious dredges as well as workboats, booster pumps, work barges and pipelines, we are renowned for successfully delivering complex and remote dredging projects in the Asia Pacific.
Hall has offices in Australia, Asia and the Pacific Islands and has been successfully delivering projects for our diverse range of clients for over 75years. Hall invest in our people which make your project and outcomes our priority.
Cavotec is a leading cleantech company that designs and delivers connection and electrification solutions to enable the decarbonization of ports and industrial applications. Backed by more than 40 years of experience, our systems ensure safe, efficient and sustainable operations for a wide variety of customers and applications worldwide.
Learn more at cavotec.com
We see the coast as a vital link. The gateway between land and sea. This dynamic and valued zone requires innovative thinking and a sustainable focus to benefit our clients, communities, and the environment.
We bring a balance of care, capability, and collaboration to help you achieve outstanding outcomes.
Tonkin + Taylor offers a comprehensive range of services:
- Field investigations including remote imagery, UAV, waves, overtopping, geomorphology, geotechnical
- Modelling of coastal processes, hazards, and risk assessments
- Coastal zone management and dynamic adaptive pathways
- Guidance, policy planning, consenting and environmental effects
- Design and delivery of coastal engineering works – hard, soft, hybrid and nature-based solutions and ecological enhancement
- Design and delivery of port, cruise, ferry, and recreational marine facilities, marine structures, dredging and reclamation
With a proven record on projects such as: