About the sector
In North America, Atkins has more than 50 years of port, coastal, and marine engineering expertise.
Preserving and enhancing coastal infrastructure requires a strong background in marine science, engineering, and permitting. Atkins offers professional services throughout the variety of disciplines that make up the coastal and estuarine fields, with highly-trained teams skilled in the fields of coastal zone policy, marine ecological sciences, resource permitting, hydrodynamic modeling, wave modeling, sediment transport studies, inlet dynamics, beach nourishment, mixing zone analyses, marine structures, marinas, dredging, coral ecology, resource assessment and mitigation, and other areas of coastal engineering design and study.
Atkins provides clients with a multidisciplinary team approach to problem solving, assigning experts in specific fields relevant to the needs of a multi-faceted program. By using this holistic approach, Atkins offers its clients solutions that meet the complex criteria associated with projects in the coastal and marine environment. The coastal services group is made up of disciplines including ocean engineering, coastal ecology, coastal zone management, coastal engineering, coastal oceanography, geology, and structural engineering. This diverse and growing group is able to leverage the resources of an international engineering company to provide clients with unparalleled levels of service.
Atkins provides quality services in areas such as:
- Data collection
- Hydrodynamic modeling
- Coastal design, planning, and engineering
- Surveying and mapping
- Coastal geology
- Federal, state, and local regulatory permitting
- Environmental and submerged resources assessment and monitoring
- Water quality analysis and monitoring
- Restoration ecology
- Inlet management and maintenance
- Contract administration
- Program management
- Coastal policy and coastal zone management
- Feasibility studies
- Construction services
- Storm and emergency planning, response, and recovery
- Civil works
- Information and asset management
- Waterway management