Artelia is the result of a merger between Coteba and SOGREAH Consultants, finalised on 30 March 2010. The goal of this coming together of equals is to build a leading European engineering firm able to offer its clients in the public and private sectors an original approach to engineering, project management and consultancy that meets the expectations of a fast-changing world.

Breakwaters, moles and jetties often form the basis of port and coastal development schemes, and Artelia excels in the design of such structures.

CLI a subsidiary of the Artelia group dedicated to marketing patent and trademark licences relating to the breakwater protection technologies developed and distributed by the group, in particular the ACCROPODE™ I and II, ECOPODE™ and CORE-LOC™ licences.