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  • 20 January 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    ABPmer was contracted by Cathie Associates Ltd to assess sediment mobility along the export and infield cable routes of two sub-projects within the Hornsea offshore wind farm zone. To help Cathie Associates Ltd establish the required cable burial depths, ABPmer reviewed detailed survey data to assess the potential for future changes in the profile of […]

  • 26 January 2012

    ABPmer and Capita Symonds with URS have been contracted by the Environment Agency to record the sediment properties in the intertidal zone of the Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary coastlines. The study, which will consider the coastline between Sharpness and Porlock Bay, is being undertaken to understand the variation in the bed characteristics in front […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Storage

    ABPmer was contracted by Cathie Associates Ltd to assess sediment mobility along the export and infield cable routes of two sub-projects within the Hornsea offshore windfarm zone. To help Cathie Associates Ltd establish the required cable burial depths, ABPmer reviewed detailed survey data to assess the potential for future changes in the profile of the […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer has welcomed the decision by the UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary to grant planning permission to the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project in South Wales. According to ABPmer, it has been providing marine environmental advice and support to the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project since 2012. Bill Cooper, Managing Director at ABPmer said: […]

  • 10 May 2012

    ABPmer, a leading UK marine environmental consultancy, has recently published four articles in a special issue of the international journal, Coastal Engineering. Edited by ABPmer’s Jon Williams, a specialist in sediment processes, the issue focuses on the results from a large-scale laboratory study of gravel barrier dynamics. The journal articles centre on the results from […]

  • 2 August 2011
    Research & Development

      ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) has released a further freely available tidal layer as part of a strategy to add value to the Atlas of UK Marine Renewable Resources. This new layer represents the percentage of time for which a current speed of 1m/s is exceeded over the course of a typical year. […]

  • 22 June 2015

    ABPmer has launched an on-demand weather downtime service. Developed in conjunction with the offshore wind industry, the new express service helps make quicker weather dependent decisions by offering 24/7 access to ABPmer’s SEASTATES weather downtime calculator. After user inputs vessel position, tasks and limiting metocean conditions, the results including weather downtime and extended task duration at […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has commissioned marine specialist ABPmer to provide guidance on physical processes Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) baseline survey and post consent monitoring requirements for major development projects. Major developments within the marine environment such as port expansion or offshore wind farms have the potential to cause changes to sediment transport, hydrodynamics (waves, […]

  • 2 January 2013

    Associated British Ports’ Group Sustainable Development Team has commissioned ABPmer to develop an online interactive data viewer that will enable users to dynamically view, search, query, annotate, and print port specific infomaps. This system, based on ESRI ArcGIS Server and Geocortex, will initially be populated with environmental information such as designations, flood risk projections, and […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Leading marine environmental consultancy, ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer), has moved to the new Quayside Suite on Town Quay. Effective immediately, the company is now operating from Medina Chambers and their previous office in Waterside House has closed its doors. The new office offers considerably more space allowing the company’s growth to continue as […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Leading UK marine environmental consultancy ABPmer has identified cost effective dredging solutions for the Port of Grangemouth which has experienced increased siltation around the entrance to the impounded port in recent years. The maintenance of navigable depths in ports, harbors, marinas and shipping channels is a statutory requirement for most harbor authorities. Where sedimentation occurs, […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Metocean data provider ABPmer has launched its Global Data Explorer that provides information on the world’s wind and wave climate, as well as free metocean analyses and statistics.

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer, a numerical modelling and dredge specialist, has been commissioned by the Port of Waterford to develop hydrodynamic and sediment models of the Waterford Estuary, as part of its Master Plan process. By replicating present conditions, the model will be used to optimize the port’s current dredge commitment along with informing feasibility studies, environmental assessments, […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    ABPmer’s report, “Scoping a robust strategic assessment tool for co-existence of activities in marine plan areas”, has recently been published by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The MMO commissioned ABPmer in association with eftec and Ichthys Marine Ecological Consulting ltd to scope a flexible approach to the assessment of co-existence in the marine area. The […]

  • 9 October 2011
    Research & Development

    ABPmer has been commissioned by DONG Energy Power (UK) Ltd to provide a coastal processes environmental impact assessment for the Burbo Bank and Walney Offshore Wind Farm Extensions. These projects will seek to achieve a robust investigation by making maximum use of an evidence based approach and in accord with COWRIE guidance. ABPmer has been […]

  • 9 February 2012

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer), a recognised provider of physical processes advice to the coastal sector, has been awarded a coastal modelling study to support the Colwyn Bay Waterfront Project. This project will see major redevelopment of the town’s seafront into a well protected and attractive area for all users and visitors, so there […]

  • 29 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A position paper on “Underwater Sound in Relation to Dredging” to which ABPmer contributed has been published by the Central Dredging Association (CEDA). The purpose of the paper is to inform those parties concerned about sounds produced by dredgers. The paper was prepared by the CEDA Working Group on Underwater Sound under the remit of […]

  • 29 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A position paper on “Underwater Sound in Relation to Dredging” to which ABPmer contributed has been published by the Central Dredging Association (CEDA). The purpose of the paper is to inform those parties concerned about sounds produced by dredgers. The paper was prepared by the CEDA Working Group on Underwater Sound under the remit of […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    An ABPmer report scoping a robust strategic assessment tool for co-existence of activities in marine plan areas has recently been published by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The MMO commissioned ABPmer in association with eftec and Ichthys Marine Ecological Consulting ltd to scope a flexible approach to the assessment of co-existence in the marine area. […]

  • 24 February 2011

      ABPmer, an established authority in marine conservation zone planning has developed a free tool for those marine conservation planners that are running Marxan software in parallel with ESRI ArcGIS 10, the latest upgrade of the popular GIS software suite. The UK Marine & Coastal Access Act and Marine (Scotland) Act provide for the identification, […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer, in association with law firm LA Marine, is hosting a half day seminar to assist harbour authorities in the region engage with the marine planning process to ensure that the policies in the South Coast Marine Plan Area are fit for purpose. The seminar, being held in ABPmer’s dedicated seminar room in Southampton, is […]

  • 10 June 2015

    ABPmer has welcomed the decision by the energy and climate change secretary to grant planning permission to the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project in South Wales. ABPmer has been providing marine environmental advice and support to the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project since 2012; one of a series of tidal range schemes the developer, Tidal […]