Turning Obsolete Ships into Underwater Treasures
What We Do
We acquire, prepare and place artificial reefs in coastal communities. We work with community leaders to develop strategies to maximize the economic development potential of artificial reefs.
Who We Are
REEFMAKERS™ is a for profit company.
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How We Do It
REEFMAKERS™has developed a turn-key
approach that begins with identification of an
artificial reef candidate and continues through
to the environmental monitoring of the artificial
At REEFMAKERS™ we:
Identify and evaluate candidate ships
Provide custom project financing
Determine optimal reef site
Complete and submit permit applications to all government agencies
Develop engineering plans and specifications for reef preparation, towing, and placement
Create customized marketing campaign for the artificial reef
Design the strategy to obtain sponsorships and other auxiliary funding
Prepare the ship in compliance with environmental regulations and diver safety standards
Tow and sink the ship
Publicize ship sinking
Monitor reef's ecosystem activity and environmental health
REEFMAKERS™ will help your coastal community reap economic and environmental benefits from the creation of artificial reefs.