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  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Caroline Price, Senior Marine Consultant for Industry & Buildings at Royal HaskoningDHV will share her views on the topic of ‘Resilient Cities – Opportunities for the Solent’ at the Solent Forum’s 25th anniversary conference taking place next week. Commenting on the upcoming event, Caroline said: “We know that the cities of Southampton and Portsmouth both […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Environment experts from Southampton Solent University have been using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to provide the National Trust (NT) with information on the erosion and deposition of the environmentally sensitive area they manage at East Head near West Wittering. East Head is a significantly dynamic coastal feature at the western side of the mouth to […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Solent Refit recently completed building its own dredger and she is ready now to begin the dredging program to provide deep water berths for superyachts visiting the area. The company’s 14 secure full-service berths will be capable of housing superyachts up to 120m. “We have always had berths big enough for very large vessels,” said MD […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new phase of ground investigation works for the Southsea Coastal Scheme will begin on Monday, 26 February, reports the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). The main program of ground investigation work took place throughout autumn 2017, however there are some areas along the seafront that need additional testing during February and March. According to […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Immediately following Seawork International 2015 in Southampton, The Hydrographic Society UK is to stage a one-day seminar and table-top exhibition on Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Surveys, at Southampton Solent University Conference Centre on Friday 19 June. Focussing on near and offshore marine environments including rivers and lakes, proceedings will look at methods for dealing with problems […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    ML (UK) Dredging Ltd is about to begin a maintenance dredging operations in the Port Solent area. According to the notice provided by the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth, this routine dredging will be conducted within the Port Solent Approaches, starting today (17 April 2020). The works will be conducted 24 hours a day with completion due […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    ML (UK) Dredging Ltd of Portsmouth, Hampshire, is about to begin a routine maintenance dredging of the Port Solent Approaches, according to the Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth. As reported, dredging of the Port Solent Approaches will begin today (24 February 2020). Dredging operations – to be conducted 24 hours a day – are set to […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Throughout the summer excellent progress has been made at Phase 4a of Portsmouth City Council North Portsea Island (NPI) Scheme. Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership working with their contractor Mackley have now completed the flood defence works, with only some ancillary works and the landscaping to be carried out, ESCP said in the update. The works […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council is currently undertaking repairs to the revetment slope on the western side of Southsea Castle following storm damage. The works will reinstate the defense slopes to provide protection to this vulnerable area, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership said in their latest announcement. The project is due to start on site the 18th of June […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    From Monday, 9 September, ground investigation work will be taking place along the Southsea seafront as part of the next stage of designs for new coastal defenses, according to the official Southsea Coastal Scheme project website. These investigations will take place over a period of four weeks at two locations, on the promenade and beach […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Phase 1 of the Hill Head Coastal Protection Project has been completed and is now open to the public, reports Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). The Phase 1 works, which started 30th August 2016, involved beach renourishment and extensive groyne maintenance. The beach material for the Phase 1 was dredged from the Solent and bought ashore in Portsmouth […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) is about to hold an exhibition on Thursday, 17 March, for the Portchester to Paulsgrove coastal defense scheme. At the meeting, attendees will have an opportunity to see the proposed designs for the new defenses between Portchester Castle and Port Solent. There will also be an opportunity to meet the team, view and comment […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Norse Commercial Services Ltd. has been appointed by Fareham Borough Council to undertake the repair of the Cador Drive Seawall, reports the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). According to ESCP, the coastal flood and erosion defense repair works are due to begin along a section of Cador Drive Seawall in the week starting 23rd April […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) yesterday presented an update on the Phase 2 of the Hill Head Sea Defense scheme. “Over half of the new sea wall is now complete and we are constructing the remaining sections, including the drainage through the wall from the promenade,” reported ESCP. Despite the hard work to reopen the […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Emergency works on the Southsea Coastal Scheme continue to progress well down the site, according to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). The sheet piles have now been driven to required depth and the tops cut down to the correct level, reports ESCP. Structural fill has been placed and compacted behind the sheet pile wall, ready for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The beach nourishment operations at Hayling Island are set to begin today with the dredger expected to arrive at the dredge site, Chichester Harbor Approach Channel, at approximately midday, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership – ESCP reports.  Once the first dredge has been carried out, the material will be pumped ashore on the next high tide. […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council is carrying out a shingle recycle at Southsea Beach West in Hampshire to improve the current beach levels. Work, which is due to start on Tuesday, 17th September, will be carried out by Les Searle Plant Hire and Sales Ltd. and should take approximately five days to complete. Hours of work will […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) has announced that it is working on a Hill Head to Portsmouth Harbor Entrance Beach Management Plan (BMP) Study. The River Hamble to Portchester Strategy identified a 10km stretch of coastline in Fareham and Gosport as a key area for beach management. The ESCP has successfully applied to the Environment Agency for […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New detached Cowes Breakwater, delivered by Cowes Harbour Commission, unlocks the harbour’s potential and creates catalyst for investment and job opportunities. CHC appointed Boskalis Westminster to undertake construction of the new £7 million detached breakwater for Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The protection provided by the Cowes Breakwater has now enabled the planned marina […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership – ESCP said in its latest announcement that the repair works along Cador Drive Seawall in Portchester, undertaken by Earlcoate Construction & Plant Hire Ltd, are currently underway. This primary coastal defense scheme, conducted on behalf of Fareham Borough Council, will protect the residential estate from flooding and erosion. The project […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), Balfour Beatty – as well as other partners that are working on the project – have released this video which illustrates emerging design proposals for the new sea defenses along 4.5km of seafront in Southsea. According to the officials, the new defenses are aimed to reduce the risk of […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Funding to develop designs for a new coastal defense scheme which could protect homes from flooding and erosion in Langstone has been secured, the Havant Borough Council (HBC) informs.  The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), on behalf of HBC, has secured £376,000 made up from a Defra Grant in Aid and the HBC Community Infrastructure […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) will be holding a series of public events over the next couple of days about the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme. The team behind the scheme will organize two information events this week about the next phase of the project, which will run from Kendall’s Wharf along the […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next stage of the North Portsea Island Coastal Defense scheme is underway, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership reports.  The next set of defenses, the fourth of five phases which make up the £58m North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme, has been split into two sections: Kendall’s Wharf and Eastern Road. Mackley Construction Ltd was chosen […]