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ABPmer to support the development of Ireland’s marine plan

18/06/2018

Recognised specialist in marine planning, ABPmer, has been appointed to support the development of a marine spatial plan (MSP) for Ireland.

Abpmer delighted with DCO approval for Silvertown Tunnel

23/05/2018

Transport for London’s proposed new road tunnel under the River Thames has been granted a Development Consent Order (DCO) by the Secretary of State for Transport.

In summary - 3 Year Review of Scotland’s National Marine Plan

26/04/2018

Marine Scotland recently published its three year review of implementation of Scotland’s National Marine Plan. The review is a statutory requirement exploring the effects of plan policies, the effectiveness of plan policies and progress in securing plan objectives.

Net environmental gain principle

09/03/2018

The 25 year Environment Plan published in January includes a key commitment to embed an ‘environmental net gain’ principle for development, including housing and infrastructure.

Marine biosecurity planning – protecting against invasive non-native species

08/03/2018

Marine biosecurity plans are becoming a recognised tool to protect waters, habitats and infrastructure from the potentially damaging effects of marine invasive non-native species (INNS). 

What does the 25 Year Environment Plan mean for the marine environment?

31/01/2018

The long awaited UK Government’s 25 year Environment Plan was published earlier this month. This makes some interesting and welcome general commitments: 

ABPmer prepares scoping documents to support floating wind in Scottish waters

23/01/2018

Marine Scotland has awarded a contract to ABPmer, a recognised marine planning specialist, to prepare scoping documents to support the development of floating wind in Scottish waters.

Catch up with us at Coastal Futures 2018

16/01/2018

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Coastal Futures and a change of venue to the Royal Geographic Society in London. It looks set to be another interesting and diverse 2-day event, with an emphasis on looking ahead to opportunities and practical measures needed to meet future challenges.

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