Coastal Design & Engineering, Ltd (CDE)

Is a civil, coastal and environmental engineering company located in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Our areas of expertise include the planning, design and engineering of beach restoration, inlet and navigation projects, waterfront development, civil and marine infrastructure in the Caribbean. CDE is owned and managed by Karyn Erickson, P.E., an internationally recognized coastal engineer with more than 30 years of experience working in the Turks and Caicos Islands, the Caribbean, and the United States. The team of multi-disciplined and experienced engineers who comprise CDE are creative, intelligent, and knowledgeable in all aspects of waterfront development. With experience in state of the art, high-end marinas and resort areas throughout Florida and the Caribbean, we provide the specialized skills necessary to guide international developers from site selection through project implementation.

What we can help you achieve

We are Committed to Providing our Clients with Innovative and Workable Solutions to Their Civil, Coastal and Environmental Needs.

Featured Project

Lagoon Sargassum Seaweed Attenuation and Flushing Improvements, Turks and Caicos Islands.


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Our Services

Civil Engineering


  • We Provide a Full Range of Sustainable Civil Engineering Design and Construction Services
Coastal Engineering


  • We are the Caribbean’s Coastal Engineering Experts from Planning through Construction and Monitoring
Environmental Services


  • Specializing in a Wide Range of Environmental Management and Integrated Development with the Natural Environment
Data Collection and Mapping


  • Our Data Collection and Mapping Experts Are Here To Assist You
Climate Resilience & Adaptation


  • Sustainable Solutions for Resilient Waterfront Development


April 11, 2019 in Business

Turks and Caicos Islands Ports Authority: Gateway to the Turks and Caicos Islands

Sustainable Business Magazine speaks to Delton Jones, Deputy Director of Ports at the Ports Authority...
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April 9, 2019 in Business

ACOPNE Founder

CDE's founder and Principal Engineer, Karyn Erickson, acknowledged for her leadership as a founding board member...
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April 1, 2019 in News

CDE Launches on LinkedIN

CDE launches on LinkedIn..
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