Sponsorship & Trade


The Local Organising Committee, the National Committee for Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Engineers Australia, PIANC and Engineering New Zealand invite you to sponsor or exhibit at the Australasian Coasts & Ports 2019 Conference; an amalgamation of the 24th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 17th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference.

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Platinum Sponsors

BMT sponsor

BMT is a leading international multi-disciplinary engineering, science and technology consultancy offering a broad range of services in the environment, energy, shipping, ports and defence sectors. BMT’s clients are served through a collaborative network of international subsidiaries from over 30 offices across five continents. With approximately 1,500 staff, BMT is large enough provide depth and breadth of expertise across the globe, but remains small enough to deliver a very client-focused service across a range of niche market sectors.

The Water and Environment Group of BMT is recognised as one of Australia’s premier environmental consultants. Within Australia, BMT has approximately 150 professional staff working on environmental and related studies. Our people include engineers, environmental scientists, ecologists and environmental planners.  The team is supported by in-house GIS technicians and cartographers as well as a dedicated marine and aquatic field data and survey unit with an array of specialised instrumentation for short and longer-term data collection.

BMT are also the developers of TUFLOW, a suite of advanced numerical engines and supporting tools for simulating free-surface water flow for urban waterways, rivers, floodplains, estuaries, coastline and offshore. The TUFLOW engines are technically superior and are industry leaders in solving all the necessary physical processes using 1D, 2D and 3D solutions. TUFLOW has a global user base with over 600 client worldwide spanning 40 countries.

Tasports is a state-owned company responsible for ten Tasmanian Ports and Devonport Airport. We run a diverse range of commercial operations across a large geographical base with the purpose of facilitating trade for the benefit of Tasmania. TasPorts maintains essential port infrastructure including berths, channels, wharves, landside assets and key navigational aids. We own and operate forestry export terminals in Burnie, Bell Bay and Hobart. We deliver pilotage services, towage, slipway and refuelling facilities, and we supply floating plant and equipment for marine engineering projects, construction and coastal haulage. We also maintain community-use waterfront assets in Sullivan’s Cove, Stanley, Inspection Head and Strahan.

Gold Sponsors

Australian Maritime College

The Australian Maritime College (AMC) provides future leaders for the global maritime industry. Our students enjoy access to the Southern Hemisphere’s most advanced collection of maritime facilities, including training vessels, ship simulators, Towing Tank, Model Test Basin and unique cavitation laboratory. Our graduates are equipped and inspired to respond to opportunities and challenges in an ever-changing world. AMC is one of the seven founding members of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU).
AMC is globally recognised as being a centre for excellence. Our multi-million dollar suite of specialist teaching, learning and research facilities are internationally acclaimed and are used by Defence, industry and government organisations world-wide to answer leading-edge research questions. In addition, our experienced teaching and research staff have extremely strong industry links and our highly-skilled graduates are in demand worldwide, with alumni spread across over 50 countries.

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 250 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.

J Steel Giken

J Steel has a long and successful history providing engineering and procurement strategies to the construction industry in Australia, New Zealand and across the South Pacific.

We recognise that successful outcomes are only possible when a project’s core elements of Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Construction Management are aligned in their purpose. Our reputation for quality and cost-efficiency is built from our fully integrated capabilities across these elements.

In collaboration with our global partners, we consistently challenge traditional methods, delivering safe, efficient and environmentally acceptable outcomes for a wide range of structural, civil, marine and general engineering and construction applications.

Our focus is engineering these outcomes while catering to every project requirement with a holistic and calculated approach.


Gold Sponsor – Water Bottle

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Silver Sponsors

imbros sponsor

Imbros is a leading provider of high technology instruments and systems for marine, freshwater and laboratory sciences, and has operated continuously in Australia for 45 years.  We provide instruments for measuring physical and chemical water parameters, currents and waves, sediment size and loading, water and biological specimen sampling,  in-water telemetry, underwater cabling, winch/cabling systems, mooring components and coastal buoys. In addition, we have ROV systems, hi-resolution video and stills cameras for underwater observing.  We have highly experienced and qualified technical staff who will create systems tailored to your needs and provide warranty and after-sales service for everything we sell.

Silver Sponsor – App

Design. Build. Connect.
Jan De Nul Group shapes water and land. Worldwide. From complex offshore services for the fossil as well as the renewable energy sector, over large dredging and reclamation projects on the edge of water and land, to all possible civil constructions on land. Well integrated competences and investments lead to creative, sustainable and innovative solutions. In this way Jan De Nul Group meets the customers’ current and future wishes. To the future. www.jandenul.com

Silver Sponsor – Satchel

tasmanian government

The Tasmanian Climate Change Office (TCCO) leads the Tasmanian Government’s efforts to reduce the State’s greenhouse gas emissions, and respond to the challenges and opportunities of a changing climate. TCCO coordinates Climate Action 21: Tasmania’s Climate Change Action Plan 2017-2021 , which sets the Government’s agenda on taking action to address climate change.

TCCO works closely with local government across Tasmania, including running the nationally-recognised Tasmanian Coastal Adaptation Pathways project. The TCCO’s Coastal Hazards Management project is currently underway. In 2018 TCCO was a proud finalist in the Banksia Sustainability Awards.

Silver Sponsor – Keynote Speaker

Manly Hydraulics Lab sponsor

Manly Hydraulics Laboratory (MHL) provides specialist and impartial advice relating to coastal and water engineering and water flow assurance, utilising physical and numerical modelling, NATA accredited facilities and extensive data collection programs in water, sewer, stormwater, irrigation, coastal, riverine and environmental systems.

MHL is a business unit within the Water Division of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment and hosts the NSW Modelling and Monitoring knowledge Hub and is a key member of the NSW Engineering Emergency Management Team. For more information visit www.mhl.nsw.gov.au

Maritime Constructions is a self-performing, turnkey provider of marine infrastructure projects from engineering through to commissioning.  Projects include jetties, wharves, bulk-loading facilities, dredging, reclamation, navigation aids and underwater pipelines in Australia and internationally.

Maritime’s performance has been recognized with an Engineering Excellence Award for the Design and Construction of the Anthon Landing Jetty in Wyndham (WA), as well as no less than five CCF Earth Awards (SA) and an Institute of Architects Award for the Koondrook Wharf (VIC).

The company has completed hundreds of marine projects, logged over a million man-hours at sea and established a reputation for quality, integrity and value.


Silver Sponsor – Wi-Fi

As specialist engineering consultants, pitt&sherry resolves the unique challenges found in Transport, Mining, Tourism and Recreation, Energy, Industrial and Manufacturing.

pitt&sherry is an inspired thinking company. For over 50 years we have embraced the challenges of a changing world with agility and innovation for our clients.

As true specialists, we have created expert teams that work collaboratively with our clients to understand their needs, draw on their experience and deliver the best solutions to meet their objectives.

Working on projects throughout Australia and internationally, our areas of specialty are:

  • Transport
  • Industrial and Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Energy
  • Tourism and Recreation

Our promise to our clients remains the same, half a century later –

Through unmatched people, skills, insights & industry experience –  the journey will be as exceptional as the result.

pitt&sherry believe in strong client relationships where we consistently deliver value. Our collaborative mindset provides our clients with confidence that we will deliver, every time.

Silver Sponsor – nextGen Poster Forum

Boskalis Sponsor

Women In Coastal Geoscience And Engineering Function Sponsor

WRL USW sponsor

Bronze Sponsor – USB

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Bronze Sponsor – Lanyard

KBR Logo

Bronze Sponsor – Coffee Cart

Geofabrics sponsor

Bronze Sponsor – Refreshment Break

Advisian Worley Group

Bronze Sponsor – Technical Stream


Trelleborg sponsor

Session Sponsors

Jacobs logo

OMC international

Reinforced Earth - Econcrete Concrete Ecological Solutions

Pen Sponsor

metocean sponsor

Conference Yo-Yo Sponsor


Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services ASX listed company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world. We deliver sustainable environment solutions to conserve and improve resources and natural systems for generations to come.

Cardno has a highly qualified multidisciplinary team in its Ports and Maritime division, with a long history of working on a range of services required for delivery and asset management of complex maritime infrastructure projects across Australia and the Pacific.

We service multiple markets and sectors incl transport, defence, aid, both private and public ports.


Australian Maritime College

BMT sponsor

Deltares Enabling delta life


Geofabrics sponsor

hall contracting

imbros sponsor

Jacobs logo

J Steel Giken

Manly Hydraulics Lab sponsor

metocean sponsor

OMC international

Precision Hydrographics Services PHS

Queensland Government

Reinforced Earth - Econcrete Concrete Ecological Solutions

SMC Marine Logo

universal corrosion coatings

Xylem logo