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  • 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 […]

  • 17 July 2013

    ABPmer’s Online Managed Realignment Database aka OMREG has been used to underpin the “Regulating Services – Coastal Habitats” chapter of the “Managing the land in a changing climate – Adaptation Sub-Committee progress report 2013”. The progress report reviews some of the key ecosystem services provided by the land. Specifically, the report addresses the use of […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Collaborative project TiME has produced a guide that provides a framework for the tidal industry to measure, classify and analyse turbulence for commercial tidal arrays. The principle outcome of the TiME project include the development of new methods to measure and characterise turbulence. According to ABPmer, the data from these new methods were then used […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The government of Wales has hired marine consultancy ABPmer to undertake initial research focused on sustainable management of marine resources in Wales.

  • 21 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has announced that the RSPB’s Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project, the largest coastal habitat restoration project of its type in Europe, is one of four projects to be shortlisted in the Best Planning for Natural and Built Heritage category of this year’s RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence. Projects on […]

  • 30 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      The Crown Estate has commissioned ABPmer to develop a regional wave and tidal model for the Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters strategic area. The model aims to develop a refined description of the marine energy resource as well as help to better understand the magnitude and extent of cumulative effects from multiple planned developments. […]

  • 30 January 2012

    The Crown Estate has commissioned ABPmer to develop a regional wave and tidal model for the Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters strategic area. The model aims to develop a refined description of the marine energy resource as well as help to better understand the magnitude and extent of cumulative effects from multiple planned developments. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Following completion of a detailed hydrodynamic modelling study commissioned by The Crown Estate, ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) has added a down-scaled description of wave and tidal resources of the Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Strategic Area to the Atlas of UK Marine Renewable Energy Resources. The application of a detailed hydrodynamic model has […]

  • 24 April 2013

    Following completion of a detailed hydrodynamic modelling study commissioned by The Crown Estate, ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) has added a down-scaled description of wave and tidal resources of the Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Strategic Area to the Atlas of UK Marine Renewable Energy Resources.  Updated summary wave and tidal resource parameters for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Research & Development

    Partrac, the marine data acquisition experts, has completed the first turbulence survey for the Carbon Trust-managed Turbulence in Marine Environments (TiME) project. The survey was undertaken in the Sound of Islay and was designed by Partrac with project partners, Ocean Array Systems, ABPmer, and ITPower. Innovative turbulence measurement instruments were provided by Rockland Scientific International […]

  • 26 October 2009

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) has been appointed as part of a consortia lead by Martin Wright Associates to undertake the necessary works to deliver a coastal defence scheme in Rhyli in the UK.

  • 8 September 2011

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd has prepared a Maintenance Dredge Plan on behalf of the River Hamble Harbour Authority (RHHA), in association with marina and boatyard owners on the river. The aim of the Plan was to collate information to assist both operators and regulators seeking, or giving approval, for maintenance dredging activities close to […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer will be presenting at Flood and Coast 2016, an event which will advance the debate about flood and coastal erosion risk, resilience and response. Organised by the Environment Agency, the event will bring together the key players in the flood and coastal risk management (FCRM) community to tackle the big questions and challenges in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 23-29, 2016).     Newbuild Cutter Suction Dredger Launched in Pula Uljanik Shipyard – located in Pula, Croatia – held a launching ceremony for new self-propelled cutter suction dredger on Saturday, May 21st 2016.   Potential of Turkish Dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 August 2015
    Business & Finance

                    NMDC Announces Completion of Suez Dredging National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), together with other members of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (Jan De Nul‬, Boskalis and Van Oord), has announced the completion of the New Suez Canal project following its successful trial run on Saturday, July 25.   Uljanik […]

  • 26 May 2011

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) will be presenting a paper on the role of earth observation data in understanding the effects of climate change at the EARSeL “5th Workshop on Remote Sensing of the Coastal Zone” being held on 1-3 June in Prague. Sponsored by the European Space Agency, the EU and UNESCO, this […]