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Sponsorship & Trade

The Local Organising Committee, the National Committee for Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Engineers Australia, PIANC and IPENZ invite you to sponsor or exhibit at the Coasts & Ports 2017 Conference; an amalgamation of the 23rd Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 16th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference.

A sponsorship and exhibition prospectus is now available.


Platinum Sponsor
BMT Group

We are a leading engineering, science and technology consultancy, operating mainly in the maritime industries. With around 1,500 professionals located in 60 offices across the world our customers buy outcomes: cost-effective solutions to business problems that require technical excellence, independent thinking and innovation. BMT's combination of intellectual rigour and commercial insight has helped us to play an important and increasing role in industries as diverse as oil and gas, defence, renewable energy, ports, risk management and maritime transport.
BMT's independence is guaranteed by our status as an Employee Benefit Trust (EBT), giving our people the freedom to think without limits and create ground-breaking solutions. The assets of the company are held in beneficial ownership for its staff. The EBT Trustees' remit is to act in the best interests of all the staff in the short, medium and long-term. We believe that the EBT is evidence of BMT's commitment to the people who drive its success. Their independence and commitment mean that we can continue to provide the valuable insight and knowledge our customers require.

Within Australia, we have well established companies in BMT JFA Consultants, BMT Oceanica and BMT WBM that can support you in the following core areas:

  • Coastal and Estuarine Engineering and Management
  • Environment, Approvals and Management
  • Metocean Data Collection and Modelling
  • Port and Mining Machinery Design, Audits and Specialised Analysis
  • Specialist Dredging Consulting Services

Gold Sponsor (Dinner)
DHI Logo

DHI is a not for profit, research and development based institution focused on establishing advanced technology for the global ports and marine sector.
DHI’s in-house software suite, MIKE Powered by DHI, sets global standards in numerical modelling with more than 1500 software clients in over 95 countries. Our extensive software suite offers truly integrated modelling possibilities and everything from off-the-shelf software to highly customizable, web-based operational solutions tailored to your specific projects.
DHI’s Ports and Navigation Sector has pioneered a suite to optimise port operations, maximise channel capacity and, improve maritime risk management. Through the complete integration of numerical processes, we are able to provide highly accurate solutions compared to traditional methods. Building on the latest advances in computing, our systems are extremely time and cost effective. DHI’s Ports and Navigation technology has yielded significant cost benefits to ports across Australia and overseas.

Gold Sponsor (Welcome Reception)
ArcelorMittal Steel Foundation Solutions & J Steel Australasia Pty Ltd

ArcelorMittal Sheet Pile and Foundation Solutions are part of the ArcelorMittal Group and the world’s largest and most competent manufacturer of Steel Foundation Solutions.

Hot rolled sheet piles are widely used worldwide in port and harbour structures, navigation channels, flood defence and sea protection schemes and in general urban infrastructure works.

ArcelorMittal Sheet Piling are assisting project stakeholders in terms of design support and providing a full range of project package solutions and site execution support the range of piling solutions are especially designed to provide cost efficient, safe and sustainable project solutions in terms of Environmental footprint , ArcelorMittal sheet pile solutions are also promoted under the ECO-Sheet Pile Label based on state-of-the-art EPD procedures in the last years major R&D projects have been launched from our side in close cooperation with international parties as to introduce new design approaches in case of seismic loading conditions as to fully catch on the optimization potential of flexible steel based quay wall structures , similar as already applied for high-rise buildings in earthquake zones

Silver Sponsor (Closing Function)
North Queensland Bulk

North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation facilitates global trade for a wide range of key bulk commodities, such as coal, sugar, grains, bauxite, petroleum, fertilizer and break bulk cargo. More than half of Queensland’s trade, by tonnage, passes through our ports of Hay Point, Mackay, Abbot Point and Weipa every year. Our vision is to lead the sustainable development of our ports and build prosperity for current and future generations. Core to how we do business is getting the balance right and we take our environmental and social responsibilities as seriously as our commercial acumen.

Silver Sponsor (Conference App)
Manly Hydraulics lab

Manly Hydraulics Laboratory (MHL) is NSW Government’s independent specialist advisor. We provide unique whole of government services in coastal, water, sewer, stormwater, irrigation and environmental solutions including physical and numerical modelling investigations and delivery of extensive data collection programs. Go to

Silver Sponsor (Keynote Address)
Wallbridge and Gilbert, Aztec Analysis

Wallbridge Gilbert Aztec (WGA) is a national multi-disciplinary, award-winning engineering team with an ethos based on developing long-term collaborative client relationships, and delivering innovative, buildable and economical solutions.

With over 35 years of experience across diverse sectors, WGA offers a wide range of consulting services including maritime, coastal, civil, structural, mechanical, geotechnical, heavy lifting, and temporary works design. We add real value to our clients by providing streamlined access to these services from our Adelaide, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth and Whyalla locations. Supported by a team of over 200 staff, WGA is wholly Australian-owned.

Silver Sponsor (Keynote Speaker)
Koppens developments

Global thinking, operational excellence, sustainable solutions, and community development - a few reasons why Clients trust Koppens Developments (Koppens). Our team are passionate about Civil Construction and strive in achieving sustainable, efficient and quality infrastructure for communities. Koppens utilise the latest technology to ensure our crews are equipped to successfully complete any project requested. A nationally recognised, fast growing, company with 80 years’ experience, our areas of excellence span far beyond traditional construction methods. Dedicated to applying innovative design, our Management and Engineering Team have the capabilities and resources to provide services on large-scale technically complex operations in Marine Infrastructure.

Silver Sponsor (Satchel)
Royal Haskoning DHV Enhancing Society Together

Delivering projects in the region across Australia, the Pacific and New Zealand, Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent, international consultancy renowned for technical excellence and global experience specialising in; coastal, metocean, maritime, port, water resource, catchment management, environmental, transport, industry and energy; engineering and science.

We apply best practice technologies to provide innovative, cost-effective, sustainable and project appropriate solutions. Our high level technical expertise adds value to projects and society by identifying where optimisation of cost and environmental outcomes can be achieved through design innovation or risk management processes. The local team in Sydney, Newcastle, Gold Coast and Perth; provide access to over 130 years of global experience. Go to

Silver Sponsor (Wi-Fi)
Accoustic Imaging, QPS

Bronze Sponsor (USB)
griffith university

Bronze Sponsor (Lanyard)
Jan De Nul (Australia) group logo

Bronze Sponsor (Women in Coastal Geosciences and Engineering)

Bronze Sponsor (Technical Stream)

Bronze Sponsor (Technical Stream)
cardno logo

Water Research Laboratory

Bronze Sponsor (Refreshment Break)

Bronze Sponsor (Coffee Cart)


Accoustic Imaging, QPS


bmt group

Bridgestone Engineered Products

Deltares enabling delta life

DHI Logo

Dulux logo

Geofabrics Smarter Infrastructure

Hall Contracting

HR Wallingford

Huesker Synthetic gmbh

Imbros Pty Ltd

J Steel Australasia

Jan De Nul (Australia) group logo

Koppens developments

James Cook University Marine Geophysics Lab

Metocean services international

North Queensland Bulk

OMC International

shibata fender team


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