Port of Miami Cruise Terminal A Mitigation:Callaway Marine Technologies was contracted to construct an artificial reef in offshore Miami Dade County as mitigation for construction activities performed at the Port of Miami Berth 7. In addition, CMT performed coral relocation and coral monitoring activities. The project included a two year coral monitoring program.
M/V Clipper Lasco and M/V Spar Orion Grounding Sites Stabilization and Rehabilitation: This project was the first large-scale, FDEP led coral reef restoration project in the Southeast Florida Reef Tract. CMT performed all restoration activities associated with the project including: 1) diver directed placement of limestone boulders to restore the damaged reef's structural complexity (rugosity and relief); 2) removal and stabilization of loose rubble in the damaged sites; 3) placement of concrete to stabilize limestone boulders and rubble. Per the director of FDEP's Florida Coastal Office, " This was an extremely successful collaboration with many dedicated partners, whose expertise and skills were invaluable."