Coastal Leasing began in 1978 by purchasing and leasing a wide variety of oceanographic equipment made by other manufacturers. For more than two decades, Coastal has manufactured, leased and sold equipment for studies and operations throughout the world. The company also supplies equipment for lease or lease-purchase from leading manufacturers. Its extensive lease pool includes equipment from companies such as Axys, Benthos, Nortek, Richard Brancker Research and RD Instruments. Its has completed projects for the Texas Automated Buoy System, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah Harbor Expansion, University of Maryland and Environmental Data Solutions. Coastal Leasing is located in Cambridge, Mass.