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  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recognizing that there are many ways to work with natural processes at the coast, ABPmer has extended their coastal realignment Online Marine Registry (OMReg) to a wider range of practical shoreline adaptation techniques. It now includes shoreline restorations, “unmanaged” realignments and projects involving the beneficial use of dredged sediment. The expanding database now contains information […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has announced that it has agreed seabed rights for six new wave and tidal demonstration zones and five new wave and tidal current sites. The locations for the demonstration zones and project sites include three off the coast of England, four off the coast of Scotland, one in Northern Ireland and three […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Environment

    ABPmer welcomed recent announcement made by The Crown Estate to award seabed rights for six new wave and tidal demonstration zones and five new wave and tidal current sites.  As a manager of the UK seabed, The Crown Estate grants rights to organisations to operate on the seabed. However, any projects must go through the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Research & Development

    ABPmer, in association with The Crown Estate and DECC, has today launched an online survey to support a further update to the Atlas of UK Marine Renewable Energy. The survey invites users to nominate their preferences for extending the Atlas with a wider range of free thematic information that describes winds, waves and tides and […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    ABPmer has been contracted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to undertake the scoping phase for the South Inshore and Offshore Marine Plans Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA). Under the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC any plan or project that may have an impact on European Natura 2000 Sites requires an Appropriate Assessment. In marine planning, the HRA […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ABPmer has been contracted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to undertake the scoping phase for the South Inshore and Offshore Marine Plans Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA). Under the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC any plan or project that may have an impact on European Natura 2000 Sites requires an Appropriate Assessment. In marine planning, the HRA […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer, a leading UK marine consultancy, has been commissioned by AMEC Environment & Infrastructure UK Limited to undertake coastal process impact assessments of two coastal projects on the Gibraltar coast. The assessments will form part of the Environmental Statements being prepared by AMEC for HM Government Gibraltar in relation to a reclamation scheme at Western […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Leading UK marine consultancy ABPmer has been commissioned by Guernsey Electricity Limited to undertake the environmental scoping studies in support of future submarine power cable projects. The company is seeking to install two submarine power cables between Guernsey and Jersey and Guernsey and France. In order to achieve consent for the proposed cables, it is […]

  • 15 July 2013

    First Flight Wind Ltd, a consortium made up of B9 Energy, DONG Energy and RES, has appointed ABPmer to undertake physical process studies to support the Environmental Impact Assessment of the first offshore wind farm planned off the coast of County Down in Northern Ireland. The proposed 600MW wind farm will be located within the […]

  • 12 July 2013

    ABP Marine Environmental Research ltd. (ABPmer) welcomes the announcement that planning consent has been granted by the Secretary of State, Edward Davey, for the construction of the offshore wind farm at Triton Knoll, off the Lincolnshire and Norfolk coast. Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Limited has been granted permission to construct a 1,200MW wind farm […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leading marine environmental consultancy, ABPmer, has been commissioned by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to scope a co-location assessment tool that will be used by Marine Planners to aid potential strategic planning of some sectors/activities within a marine area. The UK Marine Policy Statement (MPS) states that “The marine plan should identify areas of constraint […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer), in association with eftec, has been contracted to develop the socio-economic evidence base that will be used by Marine Scotland to complete Business and Regulatory Impact Assessments for each proposed Nature Conservation Marine Protected Area (MPA), and an accompanying Sustainability Appraisal. The Marine (Scotland) Act and the UK Marine […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lancaster City Council has commissioned ABPmer to prepare a Coastal Management Strategy for the Morecambe Town frontage. The purpose of the strategy is to implement the shoreline management plan policies in a sustainable and cost effective manner. The focus is to understand the effectiveness of the existing coastal defences and to identify any necessary amendments, […]

  • 13 March 2013

    ABPmer will be presenting a paper at All-Energy, titled “Enhancing the Atlas of UK Marine Renewable Energy Resources”. The government sponsored UK Marine Renewables Atlas, first published in 2004 and updated in 2007, remains the most recognised and widely used source of resource information for the marine renewable community in the UK, averaging 125 separate […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABP Marine Environmental Research ltd. (ABPmer) announced that it is delighted with the Marine Management Organisation’s (MMO) decision to grant Associated British Ports (ABP) consent to improve the marine access to the Port of Southampton with a programme of dredging. ABPmer completed the Environmental Statement (ES) that supported ABP’s application to the MMO. The ES […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2nd ABPmer conference on Managed Realignment, entitled ‘Coastal Habitat Creation: Are We Delivering?‘, will be held on 20 November 2013 at One Great George Street, London.  This conference will focus on the biggest challenges being faced by those working on coastal habitat creation projects across the UK and Europe, namely: – How schemes are […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer has recently prepared a habitat creation design for the Army Sailing Association, Thorney Island. The proposed scheme is intended to offset intertidal habitat lost or disturbed by the construction of a new pontoon proposed as part of the works for an upgraded Army inshore sailing training centre that will enable injured service men and […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 17 April 2012

      ABPmer’s specialist GIS consultants have teamed up with GeoData’s experienced GIS trainers to create a short course that uses real world projects to demonstrate how marine and coastal datasets can be used to support decision making. Delivering sustainable development in the marine environment requires a balance to be achieved between resource use and protection […]

  • 26 March 2012

    ABPmer has been commissioned by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) to develop a 3D water quality model of the Forth Estuary. The model, once validated, will provide SEPA with a suitable tool to assess options to address and mitigate water quality issues as they arise. As Scotland’s environmental regulator, SEPA has a duty to […]

  • 28 February 2012

      ABPmer has been contracted by Hanson Marine Aggregates Limited to prepare environmental statements to support a programme of marine aggregate licence renewals and applications in the Anglian Marine Aggregate Region. A number of long-standing marine aggregate production licence areas have been operating under permissions issued through a non-statutory regulatory system called the Government View […]