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  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) have added environmental consultancy to their range of services with Marine Mammal Observors (MMOs). MMO’s have been supplied during geophysical surveys in the North Sea to minimise the potential negative impacts on marine wildlife. MMO’s are responsible for implementing mitigation measures for the protection of marine wildlife by ensuring Joint Nature […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is enhancing the service it provides to industry through an interchange programme. MMO employees are visiting a range of organisations, delivery partners and devolved administrations to learn more about day-to-day and strategic activities, build awareness of other operating environments and establish relationships. People employed in relevant industries will also be […]

  • 15 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman has appointed James Cross as Chief Executive of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). James Cross has been with the MMO for almost two years, most recently as Acting Chief Executive and previously as MMO Director of Operations. The appointment was made after an open and external competition which attracted many high […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has just announced the latest update on the dredging plans for Exmouth Marina and disposal of materials at Sprey Point, saying that the dredging work is due to take place this month. MMO granted a marine licence to Exmouth Marina in August 2017 for maintenance dredging of Exmouth Marina and disposal […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The framework agreement allows for high quality research and technical advice to be efficiently commissioned in priority areas relevant to the MMO’s and other government partners’ marine management decision making. Eight lots covering technical advice and research on specific topics have been included. The MMO commented “This is an important development in procuring high quality […]

  • 1 November 2012

    A series of reports on activities in and around English seas are published today by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The four new commissioned publications are part of the MMO’s work to identify and fill gaps in knowledge that marine planners, regulators and users currently face. The reports make recommendations on what information is needed […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has released an update on its work looking into concerns about Teignmouth beach and the disposal of material dredged from Exmouth Marina at the Sprey Point site. The Sprey Point disposal site lies off Teignmouth Beach and concerns were raised by users of the beach that black-silt like material was being washed […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has provided an update on proposed changes to dredging and disposal activities on behalf of HMNB Devonport.  The MMO recently held negotiations with representatives of the ‘Stop Dumping in Whitsand Bay’ campaign group which brought a claim for judicial review challenging the MMO’s decision to grant a marine licence for dredging activity at […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO) recently released the Harwich Haven Authority Disposal Site Characterization Report. Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) is seeking to identify a new disposal site for its maintenance dredging material which is closer to shore than the existing disposal site at the Inner Gabbard. The report comprises the MMO’s decision on Harwich Haven Authority’s (HHA) […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Maritime Organisation (MMO) recently suspended a marine licence for maintenance dredging of Exmouth Marina and disposal of related materials at the Sprey Point disposal site. They confirmed yesterday that the suspension has been extended until June 14 as “evidence has been provided to MMO to suggest that material may be migrating from the […]

  • 1 November 2012

    A series of reports on activities in and around English seas are published today by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The four new commissioned publications are part of the MMO’s work to identify and fill gaps in knowledge that marine planners, regulators and users currently face. The reports make recommendations on what information is needed […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is nearing the conclusion of a review of all dredging disposal sites in England. The MMO commissioned Cefas to undertake a high level, review of all disposal sites around the country. This review is a desk-based review focusing on marine disposal sites in English waters. It will make recommendations on how […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Aker Solutions has said it will adjust its workforce capacity within the maintenance, modifications and operations (MMO) market in Norway after a continued decline in activity levels. About 300 engineering and project management employees in the Norwegian MMO business may be affected. Necessary adjustments will be made through normal employee turnover, reassignments to other parts […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has provided an update on proposed changes to dredging and disposal activities on behalf of Her Majesty’s Naval Base Devonport. The MMO has held negotiations with representatives of the ‘Stop Dumping in Whitsand Bay’ campaign group which brought a claim for judicial review challenging the MMO’s decision to grant a […]

  • 16 July 2013

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has confirmed it has approved an application from Wells Harbour Commissioners (WHC) relating to dredging of the harbour. The new licence, granted by the MMO using its powers under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009, enables the disposal of dredged material to continue within the Wells Harbour disposal sites […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    A series of reports on activities in and around English seas are published yesterday by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The four new commissioned publications are part of the MMO’s work to identify and fill gaps in knowledge that marine planners, regulators and users currently face. The reports make recommendations on what information is needed […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A series of reports on activities in and around English seas are published by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The four new commissioned publications are part of the MMO’s work to identify and fill gaps in knowledge that marine planners, regulators and users currently face. The reports make recommendations on what information is needed to […]

  • 11 February 2016

    Aker Solutions, a Norwegian oil services company, will be reducing the salaries for its senior management and other staff in the Norwegian maintenance, modifications and operations (MMO) business.  The company called these measure “tough but necessary” in order to raise competitiveness and win more work for its Norwegian MMO business. According to the company, these measures comprise […]

  • 20 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has recently established a high profile framework agreement with Fugro EMU. Under the new agreement Fugro EMU will support marine planning and decision-making through the provision of marine scientific and technical advice and evidence. The framework agreement allows for high quality research and technical advice to be efficiently commissioned in […]

  • 13 December 2012

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has announced it has approved an application from Mersey Docks and Harbour Company Ltd (MDHC) for the £350 million Liverpool 2 development. In September 2012 MDHC applied to the MMO for consent to carry out construction and dredging to create a 17-hectare deep water river terminal on the southern side […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Aker Solutions today notified employees in its maintenance, modifications and operations (MMO) unit across Norway of necessary steps to reposition the business and enhance competitiveness in a market with unprecedented challenges. The company is streamlining the Norwegian MMO business to one regional unit from previously four, affecting management and staff from Tromsø to Stavanger. Depending […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) has applied to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for permission to use a new maintenance dredging disposal site located 20km off-shore. The Authority has submitted the required reports and studies to the MMO which is consulting other regulators and stakeholders before making its decision. Harwich Haven Authority hosted two meetings to […]