Coastal/Marine Engineering

Colliers Engineering & Design’s professionals provide Coastal/Marine Engineering services to a wide variety of clients that include waterfront industries; marina and harbor port owners; coastal developers; local, state, and federal governmental agencies; and utility companies. Our firm is a regional leader in the design, permitting, and construction administration of waterfront development and has substantial experience managing large marine construction activities. We have particular expertise in navigating the complex permitting process associated with the sensitive waterfront environments and the specifics of coastal regulatory issues.

One of our biggest advantages is the collective expertise of our multi-disciplined marine team that enables us to provide complete project engineering in-house, under one umbrella, through our waterfront civil and structural engineers, permitting specialists, surveyors, and scientists. Together, we make every effort to ensure that each project and goal will be met in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible.


  • Structural Inspections, Analysis & Design
  • Waterfront Infrastructure Design
  • Marina, Seawall, Bulkhead & Boat Ramp Design
  • Dock, Pier, Platform & Breakwater Design
  • Shoreline Stabilization & Beach Development
  • Ferry & Ship Terminal Design
  • Contract Administration & Inspection
  • FEMA Surveys & Flood Elevation Certification
  • Riparian, Lease & License Investigation
  • Waterfront Permitting
  • Wetlands Delineation, Mapping & Mitigation
  • Hydrographic Surveying
  • Wave Analysis
  • Storm Damage Assessment & Repair Design
  • Grants & Funding