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  • 13 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer (ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd), a recognised provider of physical processes advice to the offshore sector, has been awarded the hydrodynamics, sediment mobility and turbid plume study elements of the Humber and Greater Wash Area Marine Aggregates Regional Environmental Assessment (REA). ABPmer will work with Environmental Resource Management Ltd (ERM) to deliver the full […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) has appointed David Finch, a coastal and estuarine dynamics specialist, to extend its support to the coastal management and waterside development sectors. David has over 26 years’ experience in the construction, calibration and application of hydrodynamic, wave and sediment transport models and in the specification and supervision of oceanographic […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 January 2011

    The Bristol Port Company has contracted ABPmer to lead a team that will design and deliver a habitat creation scheme on the Steart Peninsula. ABPmer will be working with Jacobs to design a scheme that will create over 120 hectares of intertidal habitat for birds and other wildlife. The scheme is needed to compensate for […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Recognizing that local stakeholders are keen to use more of the sediment that is dredged in the Solent beneficially, ABPmer has been commissioned by the Solent Forum to explore opportunities for doing this in the region. Drawing on lessons learned from implemented beneficial use projects, ABPmer’s project team is developing a set of high level […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    UK marine environmental consultancy firm ABPmer has been commissioned by AIC Arquitetura & Urbanismo to evaluate a proposed coastal defense scheme for a section of coast in Bahia State, Brazil. The local coastline is experiencing erosion along a ‘sand cliff’ and beach. Coastal management measures are therefore required to protect the hinterland infrastructure from any erosion […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 13 January 2012

    ABPmer, a leading UK marine environmental consultancy, has delivered a strong performance in 2011 despite the continued challenging economic climate and increasing market competition. Much of the success has been underpinned by a sound business plan, clear marketing strategies to grow the customer base and targeted investment in research. ABPmer’s portfolio of projects to support […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbour Commissioners at their Board meeting on Wednesday, 29th July reviewed and approved the sedimentation report from hydrodynamic consultants ABPmer. The report was commissioned by CHC as part of the June 2015 Breakwater Project Review to investigate and report on the potential issues and concerns surrounding the apparent increased sedimentation in Cowes Harbour. ABPmer have […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer has teamed up with Capita AECOM to help the Environment Agency undertake a new managed realignment project in Southmoor, Langstone Harbor.   This project will involve building a new seawall at the back of the site and placing a breach in the old seawall to allow the sea to flow gently into the site […]

  • 13 January 2011

    ABPmer, a leading UK marine environmental consultancy, has reported that against a much increased competitive and challenging market background, it achieved its ambitious 2010 sales target. The energy sector continues to be its biggest market and the company continues to offer a suite of services to the offshore wind market including impact assessments and metocean […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 2015
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer, a leading provider of coastal process assessments, has been commissioned by the Environment Agency to provide a detailed understanding of past, present and likely future change around Read’s Island on the Humber Estuary.   The study will help the Environment Agency determine what action they need to take to maintain current flood protection levels […]

  • 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 […]