Fugro has been awarded a 3-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the State of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) for the provision of statewide survey services. Active from now until August 2023, the contract involves services including topographic, hydrographic, geophysical and land surveys to support restoration and protection efforts in Louisiana’s coastal zone.
The award expands Fugro’s existing contracting opportunities with the state, which include a 2019 CPRA Geotechnical Engineering Services IDIQ contract, as well as survey and geotechnical subcontracting roles on nearly a dozen CPRA general and coastal engineering services IDIQ contracts. Through these projects, Fugro has supported numerous flood protection, marsh creation, and other restoration and risk mitigation projects to help build a more resilient Louisiana coast.
“The coastal areas of Louisiana provide a level of ecological, economic and cultural value that is frankly hard to overstate,” said Paul Laverty, Fugro’s Coastal Service Line Manager in the US. “Our Louisiana-based staff understand the importance of CPRA’s work to create a sustainable coast and we are pleased to partner with the state in the execution of its Coastal Master Plan.”
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Caption: Fugro survey vessel the RV Rooster departs Grand Isle, Louisiana, to complete bathymetric, topographic, and geophysical surveys of several barrier islands along the Louisiana coast to support engineering design for coastal restoration.
Fugro is the world’s leading Geo-data specialist, acquiring and analyzing comprehensive information about the Earth and the structures built upon it. Adopting an integrated approach that incorporates acquisition and analysis of Geo-data and related advice, Fugro provides solutions. With expertise in site characterization and asset integrity, clients are supported in the safe, sustainable and efficient design, construction and operation of their assets throughout the full lifecycle.
Employing approximately 9,500 talented people in 61 countries, Fugro serves clients around the globe, both public and private, offshore and onshore. In 2019, revenue amounted to EUR 1.6 billion. The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.