APTIM gets $25M federal ocean energy management contract 

Baton Rouge-based engineering, program management and disaster recovery firm APTIM has been awarded an $25 million, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract from the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for coastal restoration projects, the company announced last week. 

The first-of-its-kind contract covers potential work across the country’s entire outer continental shelf as well as the OCS of U.S. Pacific and Caribbean island territories.

The deal will allow APTIM to further research and development in the use of sand and other marine minerals in coastal restoration as well as fund studies to measure and monitor environmental needs of specific coastal environments across the country. See the announcement.