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Coastal Protection & Enhancement Specialists

Experts in coastal resilience, providing innovative and cost-effective solutions since 1989. 


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We're a dynamic team of coastal specialists, innovating cost-effective solutions for diverse coastal challenges.



Our experience has covered the globe over the past few decades. 

We our proud to implement the knowledge and developments we've built on, driving forward the industry to achieve the best results for our clients. 

Check out the map with some project highlights from a variety of coastal zones, worldwide. 


Whether you need a turn-key proposal or just looking for project elements or advice, ICM can assist through all project stages.

site analysis

Remote or on-site investigations to analyse site conditions and understand the natural dynamics.


From conceptual with cost estimations to detailed design and approvals stages.


On site or remote project management 

during fabrication and installation periods.

on-going monitoring

On-going monitoring of projects (or elements) are an essential part of overall project success in the long term


Nature Based Solutions

  • Designing and implementing integrated coastal solutions to mimic nature

  • Erosion protection and shoreline enhancements with nature based solution 

Integrated Coastal Management Strategies

  • Coastal processes assessment and erosion management planning

  • Counter disaster mitigation & planning

  • Adaptation strategies for climate change

  • Emergency response and interim protection

Concept & Detailed Design

  • Design engineering drawings

  • RPEQ/NER certification

  • Safety in Design and risk assessments

  • Cost estimates

  • Technical specifications

  • Independent design review

  • Graphical Renders

Implementation of Coastal Protection Works

  • Construction advice & supervision

  • Construction inspection & certification

Statutory Approvals

  • Applications

  • Stakeholder consultation

  • Environmental Management Plans

  • Code or Impact Assessment

Project Management

  • Project planning & programming

  • Project execution, tracking, communication and reporting

  • Site inspections

  • Project handover

Field Data Collection

  • Site inspections (including underwater inspections).

  • Engineering RTK & hydrographic survey

  • Condition survey and assessment

  • UAV monitoring & photogrammetry

  • Water quality monitoring

  • GIS management systems

Numerical Modelling

  • SBEACH - cross shore beach and dune erosion

  • STWAVE - spectral wave model

  • CMS Wave - 2D wave transformation model

  • CMS Flow - hydrodynamic model with particle tracking

  • Gencade/Genesis - shoreline change model

  • ACES - fetch generated wave conditions

  • SLOPE/W - slope stability assessment

  • SEEP/W - groundwater flow modelling

Contract Management

  • Preparation of Contract documentation and Technical Specifications

  • Procurement planning

  • Tender evaluation

  • Contract administration

Expert Witness / Expert Advice

  • Private and public coastal infrastructure approvals

  • Climate Change impacts and regulations

  • Insurance Assessment and "Actions of the Sea"

  • Accidents in the coastal zone

  • Marine environmental impacts

  • Construction defects for coastal infrastructure

Physical Modelling

  • Basin model

  • Flume model


  • Condition Assessments

  • Project Auditing

  • Post-Construction Performance Monitoring

  • Climate Change Adaptation Assessment

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