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  • 25 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Research & Development, Technology

    Not long after Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project officially reached the end of the road, scheme for a new tidal lagoon in Wales rolled out. The company behind the project, Mostyn SeaPower, is planning a £590-million ($750 million) tidal lagoon which clould supply low carbon electricity to power about 82,000 homes in North Wales. The […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has started discussions with EDF Energy about a new marine licence application to dispose of dredged material from the Bristol Channel into a disposal site off the coast of Cardiff, South Wales. EDF has submitted its plan to NRW for the sampling and testing of the sediment from the construction site […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Research & Development

    Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram, has announced the next phase of a project to harness the tidal power of the river Mersey and Liverpool Bay. The Mersey Tidal Power project is expected to provide thousands of jobs for local people during the construction phase as well as into the future. Steve […]

  • 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.

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of Essex County Council’s Development and Regulation Committee resolved on July 28th to approve proposals for the final phase of the RSPB’s landscape-scale habitat creation scheme on Wallasea Island. This last phase, subject to the completion of a legal agreement and the imposition of conditions, will involve the creation of an enormous complex of […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The planning consents have been granted for a proposal to manage the large shingle spit in front of Pagham Harbor in West Sussex, ABPmer said in its latest announcement. Arun District Council, Chichester District Council and the Marine Management Organization have together granted the necessary planning permissions the approvals under the Habitats Regulations and the marine […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The research undertaken by ABPmer and SMRU Consulting has presented improved assessments of the risk of collision between harbour seals and tidal turbines using the most up to date information available on how harbour seals use tidally active areas.

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development

    The consortia that delivered the Turbulence in Marine Enviornments (TiME) project will now offer a turbulence measurement and assessment service to the tidal power sector.

  • 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 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission’s (CHC) public presentation and review of the Outer Harbor Project was held on 19th May 2016 at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes. Hydrodynamic consultants ABPmer and program managers Marina Projects were also present. The purpose of the meeting was to deliver an update on progress with the Outer Harbor Project (OHP), […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) undertook a review of the Cowes Breakwater Project in 2015 following concerns and stakeholder comments on the changes to tidal flows and apparent increased sedimentation in the harbor. CHC also committed to carrying out another project review and stakeholder consultation before any decisions are made on the second and third phases […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As reported in late October, contractor Boskalis Westminster has finished the rock armoring of the new Cowes Breakwater. The removal of surplus gravel material to the north of the breakwater has been delayed due to the requirement for contractor to obtain a new MMO (Marine Management Organisation) consent for its removal and disposal. According to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ABP Marine Environmental Research ltd (ABPmer) has been contracted by the River Hamble Harbor Authority to undertake its 2015 annual bathymetric survey. The survey is carried out to help the River Hamble Harbor Authority to maintain its knowledge of the water depths within the river and to capture any morphological changes that might be occurring […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Westminster has just completed the installation of rock armor layers to the new detached Cowes Breakwater. The final handover of the breakwater to CHC will to take place next month. As agreed by Cowes Harbor Commissioners following the July 2015 project review, CHC has prioritized the completion and verification of a new tidal model with consultant hydrodynamic engineers […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Members of the Harbor Advisory Committee paid a site visit to the new Cowes Breakwater today, Tuesday 29th September, to get a close-up view of the 350-meter long structure and learn about the construction process from contractor Boskalis Westminster. Ben Willows, Chairman of the Advisory Committee (CHAC), said: “We are very appreciative to CHC for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Collaborative project TiME that aims to improve the understanding of the effect of marine turbulence on tidal arrays in Scottish waters is entering the final stages of data analysis following the successful turbulence measurements surveys. TiME (Turbulence in Marine Environments) project is developed by Partrac, Ocean Array Systems, ABPmer, and IT Power, with funding provided […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Research & Development

    The TiME (Turbulence in Marine Environments) project, developed to improve the understanding of the effect of marine turbulence on tidal arrays in Scottish waters, is entering the final stages of data analysis following the success of turbulence measurement surveys. The project is being delivered Partrac, Ocean Array Systems, ABPmer, and IT Power, whilst being funded by […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The CHC Commissioners met on Friday, July 3rd, for an Extraordinary Board Meeting to consider the formal Cowes Breakwater Project review that addressed the issues of changes in tidal flows and potential changes to the sedimentation regime as a result of the 2014 breakwater construction. The Commissioners received a presentation from their consultant hydrodynamic engineers, […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission’s Annual Public Meeting, held recently, saw very good attendance at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes with over 70 people turning out to listen to the Harbor Master, Capt. Stuart McIntosh’s presentation of CHC’s Annual Report and key development projects taking place in Cowes Harbor during 2015. Capt. Stuart McIntosh delivered a […]

  • 1 May 2015

    BSI, a business standards company has published, together with Innovate UK, has published a guide called PD 6900 Environmental impact assessment for offshore renewable energy projects. The guidance was developed by BSI using a consensus-based approach, and has had input from key organizations such as RenewableUK, the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and Marine Scotland among others. […]

  • 1 May 2015

    BSI, a business standards company has published, together with Innovate UK, has published a guide called PD 6900 Environmental impact assessment for offshore renewable energy projects. The guidance was developed by BSI using a consensus-based approach, and has had input from key organizations such as RenewableUK, the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and Marine Scotland among others. […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An ABPmer report on the beneficial use of dredged sediment in the South Coast marine plan area has recently been published by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The MMO is currently developing marine plans for the South Inshore and South Offshore marine plan areas. As part of that process the South Plans Analytical Report was […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Research & Development

    The most extensive science and engineering research project to take place in Caithness for many years is occurring this month (September, 2014) from a base at Gills Harbour, on the shores of the ‘s Inner Sound. Expensive high-tech equipment, under the TIME initiative, has been laid on the Sound’s seabed from the 25-metre-long ‘multi-cat’ vessel […]