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  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Partrac GeoMarine Inc., the Houston based Marine Survey and Consultancy company, has won a 3-year contract to demonstrate a new tool for mapping the in situ distribution of Contaminants of Concern (COCs) in aquatic sediments. The award is part of the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), the US Department of Defense’s (DoD) environmental technology […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Partrac is set to present the findings of a U.S. Department of Defense-funded project into the use of fluorescent magnetic particles for linking contaminant sources to sediments, at Battelle’s 2019 conference on the Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments this week in New Orleans (February 11-14).  Source control (reducing contamination from point or diffuse sources) […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac GeoMarine, the Houston-based Marine Survey and Coastal Consultancy company, will take part in this year’s national American Shore and Beach Preservation Association’s (ASBPA) annual meeting ‘Resilient Shorelines for Rising Tides’ at Galveston, Texas, from October 30th through November 2nd. Partrac GeoMarine’s Technical Director, Dr. Kevin Black, and Sediment Tracing Specialist, Dr. Jack Poleykett will […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac, a Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy group, has been commissioned to assist Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG) in a large scale dredge and spoil disposal monitoring campaign. Under the contract, Partrac is to employ their proprietary dual signature particle tracking technology to improve understanding of the spatiotemporal distribution of dredge spoil, disposed […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac, the Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy group, has launched its U.S. subsidiary – Partrac GeoMarine Inc. Partrac GeoMarine is based in Houston, Texas, and offers the full range of services and products already offered by its parent company in Europe. “Houston is the ideal US hub for Partrac GeoMarine,” said Partrac co-founder Sam […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Partrac Ltd, a Glasgow based marine, coastal survey and consultancy company, has reported a strong 2016. “Following a review of our 2016 performance, we have taken time to reflect on what was an exciting year for the Partrac team. We delivered monitoring, survey and consultancy projects for offshore wind, dredging, tidal energy and major water […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of South Padre Island and PARTRAC, a UK based marine and coastal survey consultancy group, have formalized a working partnership. Through successful grant awards they will combine their knowledge, resources and technical capabilities to improve understanding of coastal zone processes affecting beach morphology and sediment transport at South Padre Island, reported PARTRAC. South Padre […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sediment tracing specialist Partrac has been assisting academic staff and researchers from Mississippi State University to implement a beach sediment tracking study on Deer Island, the closest barrier island to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The study was commissioned and funded by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (DMR) Mississippi Tidelands Trust Fund Program. It is […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Partrac has announced the award of a marine monitoring support services contract for the ABLE Marine Energy Park (AMEP). AMEP is a fully consented infrastructure project in the Humber estuary designed to offer port facilities for the renewable energy sector. The contract comprises the supply, deployment, and maintenance of monitoring equipment, and the delivery of […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Partrac Ltd has recently completed a survey to demonstrate its world-leading particle tracing technology for aiding the management of contaminated sediments. This was for the SPAWAR (Space and Naval Warfare) Systems Centre Pacific in San Diego. The study was undertaken under a grant funded by the US Department of Defense (DoD) ESTCP programme. This is the […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oceanographer, Chartered Scientist and Marine Scientist, Dr Joanna Ibrahim has joined the Partrac team as Marine Data Manager, whilst Dr Rachel Helsby starts maternity leave. Joanna is a specialist in coastal engineering, coastal and estuarine sediment dynamics and environmental impact assessment (EIA) with 20 years’ experience primarily in coastal zone development, renewable energy, nuclear, and […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The Partrac Cohesive Strength Meter (CSM) is being used in the STELAR-S2S project. The overall aim of the STELAR project is to understand the importance of climatic and autogenic controls in determining the transfer of sediment from source-to-sink in one of the world’s largest rivers – the Mekong. Floodplain characteristics and sedimentation will be obtained […]

  • 7 October 2013

    Louisiana University purchased a Cohesive Strength Meter (CSM) from Partrac, and used it to investigate the possibility of using exopolymers to improve sediment stability in the coastal environment. Conventional soil amendments for erosion control such as lime and Portland cement carry environmental risks due to their caustic or toxic effects. The paper by Nugent et […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Expert marine data acquisition and consultancy company Partrac Ltd, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The three founding directors Kevin Black, Peter Wilson and Sam Athey, started the business in 2003 sitting around a table with just a pen, a notebook and a telephone. Partrac now has a solid reputation for delivering high quality data to […]

  • 20 September 2013

    In situ capping (ISC) of subaqueous waste is a non-removal remediation technique for contaminated sediment that involves leaving sediments in place and isolating them from the environment with a layer of soil and/or sediment material. In situ capping is a viable and efficient remediation technology when applied in areas with appropriate environmental conditions. One of […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Partrac worked with ADAS in the development of a novel framework, combining conventional sediment source fingerprinting and Partrac’s proprietary ‘Dual Signature’ particle tracking technology to improve sediment source information for the River Glaven priority catchment in eastern England. Catchment Officers working as part of the Catchment Sensitive Farming initiative frequently require more detailed evidence to […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    As Partrac enters the 10th year of trading, the Company reports a very busy 2012. Regarding this, Technical Director Kevin Black said: “We have just completed internal reviews for our 2012 Annual Report, and last year was an exciting year for us with projects in every area of our business. The projects, some of which […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Partrac are to present at and attend the 7th International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments in Dallas, Texas from 4th – 7th February 2013. Dr Kevin Black will present Partrac’s poster presentation, “Tracking the Movements of Contaminated Particulates in Urban Environments” on Wednesday 6th February. Dr Black will also chair the “Cap Construction and […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Partrac participated at last week’s Dredging 2012 conference and exhibition in San Diego, California. Dr. Kevin Black presented Partrac’s unique dual signature tracer particle tracking technique in a presentation entitled, “Everything Goes Somewhere: Tracking the Movement of Dredged Sediments in Port and Coastal Environments Using Dual Signature Sediment Tracers”. The event, which is held every […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dr Kevin Black (Director, Partrac Group) will be presenting at Dredging 2012, a four day speciality dredging and dredged material disposal conference in San Diego, CA from 22nd – 25th October 2012. The presentation will focus on Partrac’s unique dual tracer particle tracking technique which has applications in the monitoring and management of dredged material […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    In most coastal and estuarine settings the seabed elevation (water depth/bathymetry) changes due to the processes of sediment and sediment deposition on a daily basis. More pronounced changes occur when wave energy can penetrate to the seabed during winter storms. Changes in seabed level greater than ~0.10 – 0.15 m can be detected using conventional […]

  • 16 May 2012

      In addition to providing specialist dredge monitoring and sampling services to a range of Ports and Dredging contractors, Partrac has recently completed a vibrocoring project in the Clyde Estuary and dredging monitoring survey in Stranraer Port. In March, The Partrac Group presented at the “Ports & The Environment” Seminar in Amsterdam on 22nd March. […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Partrac presented at the fourth International Ports & The Environment Seminar 2012 yesterday in Amsterdam. Dr Kevin Black, Technical Director of the Partrac Group, discussed how estuarine and port managers, consultants and regulators use applied mathematical (or numerical) oceanographic models to address a range of sediment management risks and issues. The presentation also explored if […]

  • 17 January 2012

    The Partrac Group has announced Dr. Kevin Black (Technical Director) will be presenting at the fourth International Ports & The Environment Seminar 2012. The event will take place on Thursday 22nd March 2012 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Dr. Black will present on ‘New Data from New Technology’ and will discuss how esturarine and port managers, […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Marine data acquisition and consulting experts the Partrac Group have experienced the busiest and most successful year since operations began in 2003. The Group, which is headquartered in Glasgow, has attributed the resulting growth to the award of many new contracts and contract extensions, continuous innovation and the streamlining of survey and project management processes, […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been commissioned by Scarborough Borough Council to undertake a “Coastal Sediment Transport Study” across its beaches. Both organisations were keen to invite students from the local University of Hull Scarborough Campus to observe the fieldwork.  The project, awarded via Lot 21 (Coastal Services) of the YorConsult Framework (framework for the procurement of construction […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    One of the UK’s leading environmental and engineering consultancies, JBA Consulting, and its Strategic Partner, marine experts Partrac, have been appointed by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) as independent specialists on its Marine and Coastal Casework Framework. The Partnership will provide a range of services under the Framework’s Coastal/Marine Physical Processes and Geomorphology Lot. With its […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Jack Poleykett, PhD Researcher at the Centre for Global Eco Innovation (Lancaster University), is leading an innovative project entitled ‘Development of Particle Tracking Technology’. The aim being to improve particle tracking methodologies to increase flexibility and improve data collection for industry based studies, which will also reduce related costs. The project uses unique dual signature […]