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  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) delivered a detailed briefing on the Outer Harbor Project (OHP) to the Harbor Advisory Committee (CHAC) at its September meeting. In summary, CHC reported that it has continued negotiations with the developer Victoria Quay Estate Limited (VQEL) and its investors, but have been unable to reach agreement on the final form of the […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) has announced that the Annual Public Meeting for all harbor users and stakeholders will be held on Thursday, 25th May 2017. According to CHC, the meeting is an opportunity for the commission to report on its work over the past year and answer questions from attendees. Harbor Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh will […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Cowes Harbor Commission Annual Report for 2016-2017 has just been published online. Harbor Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh will deliver a presentation of the Annual Report at CHC Annual Public Meeting on Thursday, 25th May 2017, at 1900 at the Island Sailing Club. The Annual Public Meeting is an opportunity to report on the commission’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) is working on a ‘Sustainable Maintenance Dredging Management Plan’, which will be suitable for, and involve all dredging stakeholders in the harbor. According to CHC, the main aim is to develop the plan by the end of the year. All dredging stakeholders will be invited to contribute to the development of the […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission’s 2017 Annual Public Meeting was held last Thursday, May 25, at the Island Sailing Club. During the meeting, Harbor Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh delivered a presentation covering the highlights and challenges for the Cowes, and reported on the Commission’s progress against six strategic objectives from CHC’s Strategic Plan 2016-2021. Mr McIntosh reminded […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) has just released maintenance dredging schedule for the early part of 2017. According to CHC, the dredging will be carried out at Shepards Wharf Marina and approaches, the Town Quay mooring basin and the Royal Yacht Squadron basin. These maintenance dredge works were originally planned to take place in 2016 but have been re-scheduled […]

  • 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, […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC), Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and the developer of the HCA’s Victoria Quay marina in East Cowes, are working their way to reach the ‘Harbor Infrastructure Funding Agreement’ (HIFA). According to CHC, Negotiations continue towards finalizing the agreement between the parties which will enable delivery of Phases 2 and 3 of the […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) has issued dredging and works licences to Red Funnel granting permission for construction operations to commence on the new Red Funnel lay-by berth at East Cowes. This follows the relevant approvals having been accorded to Red Funnel by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and the Crown Estate. According to CHC, the […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cowes Harbor Commission’s (CHC) harbor turbidity monitoring equipment is in the process of being upgraded to enable automatic data transmission instead of the current manual data collection, reports the CHC. CHC set up a long-term program to monitor the turbidity of the estuary in November 2015. This turbidity monitoring complements an annual audit of bed-level […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Red Funnel has applied for licences for the construction of the new lay-by berth in East Cowes, reports the Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC). According to the report, this application, submitted to CHC by Ramboll on behalf of the Red Funnel Group, seeks to secure consent to complete dredging and construction work to establish the new lay-by […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) recently agreed the final Outer Harbor Project (OHP) design layout with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and their development partners Camper & Nicholsons and Westcourt Real Estate. Following consultation with Natural England, CHC is now applying to vary the existing dredge consents for the next phases of the OHP, the […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the October Board meeting, Cowes Harbor Commissioners discussed the three strategic, interlinked harbor and marine employment sites that are currently at various stages of development. These are the Cowes Outer Harbor Project/Venture Quays development in East Cowes, Kingston Marine Park at Whippingham, and Medina Yard in Cowes. Cowes Outer Harbor Project (OHP) CHC continues […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbour Commission today issued a notice saying that dredge licences have been issued for dredging to begin of the new Eastern Channel from the 2nd January 2019. CHC expects that the main Eastern Channel dredge will be completed within 8 weeks. Once the Eastern Channel has been completed there will be additional dredging operations […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over the past few years, Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has gained a greater understanding of sediment movement in the estuary through studies and monitoring. According to the CHC, this work will inform a potential new and innovative approach to maintenance dredging in the estuary, which will be discussed and developed with local stakeholders. The possible […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commissioners (CHC), at their 28th July Board meeting, discussed the ongoing commissioning works for the Isle of Wight Council’s (IWC) new floating bridge / Chain Ferry, and in particular the issues regarding current restrictions to navigational depths and clearance depths over the chains. As a result, the Commissioners have formally registered a protest […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) has just announced that a works and dredge licence application for the construction of the Victoria Quay marina development at East Cowes has been received by the commission. According to CHC, the application, submitted by Victoria Quay Estates Ltd (VQEL), seeks to secure a works and a dredge licence in order […]

  • 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), […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following the conclusion of CHC’s consultation with stakeholders on the planned design optimization and changes to the next phases of the Cowes Outer Harbor Project (OHP), the Harbor Advisory Committee has confirmed its support for the completion of the optimized scheme as proposed by CHC. No definitive and final decision has been made as yet […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) appointed Boskalis Westminster to undertake construction of the new £7 million detached breakwater for Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The construction of the new breakwater will be carried out in two phases, with the first phase, creating the core structure of the breakwater, commencing in spring 2014. This initial construction […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging – an essential part of sustainable harbor management – is necessary for maintaining navigable channels, including access to ferry terminals, shipyards, businesses, marinas and other mooring facilities. Both maintenance and capital dredging operations have the potential to impact on the marine environment and Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) is constantly working with harbor users and […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the beginning of May, Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) hosted a forum meeting for dredging stakeholders at which a presentation was delivered on the basic hydrodynamics and evolution of the Medina Estuary. CHC reported today that a review of sediment management monitoring reports was presented, and discussion was held on the development of a stakeholder […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Refurbishment of the commercial shipping wharfage at Cowes Harbour Commission’s (CHC) Kingston site in East Cowes is currently underway. Prestec UK Ltd, the specialists in structural concrete repairs, were appointed by CHC earlier in the year to complete this £600,000 task. Cowes Harbour Master, Capt. Stuart McIntosh, said: “When we acquired the Kingston Wharf site in […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission has just announced that the Eastern Channel dredge works will begin in January 2019. The dredging will be carried out before the end of the MMO (Marine Management Organization) consented window that runs through to the end of March 2019, added the CHC. The dredging can only be done over the winter due […]