MarineSpace Opens New Office in Scotland

Following the recent recruitment of staff in Scotland, and success with new contracts supporting clients bidding for the ScotWind offshore wind leasing round, MarineSpace is pleased to announce the opening of our first office in Scotland. The office is based in the centre of Aberdeen, at 1 Marischal Square, and will provide a base for […]

Swansea Bay Oyster Restoration Plan

This year, MarineSpace and Dr Ruth Callaway of the Biosciences Department Swansea University, have been developing the Swansea Native Oysters Restoration Plan for Cyngor Abertawe/Swansea Council, building on the existing work undertaken by the Swansea Bay Fisheries Local Action Group (SBFLAG).  In development of the Plan, an Advisory Group (AG) has been set up that […]

Chris Wheeler joins MarineSpace

MarineSpace is delighted to announce that Chris Wheeler has joined the company as an Operations Manager! After 10 years of offshore work as a successful Party Chief, Chris has finally taken the jump and transitioned to Operations Manager here at MarineSpace. Chris has worked on numerous survey acquisition projects, from Maritime and Coastguard Agency re-charting to […]

Kat Route-Stephens Secondment to Scottish Power Renewables

MarineSpace Ltd is pleased to announce that we are supporting ScottishPower Renewables through a staff secondment. Kat Route-Stephens will provide additional support as Senior Planning & Environmental Policy Analyst for Offshore at ScottishPower Renewables for the next 6 months. Kat looks forward to applying her strategic marine energy and environmental policy experience, developed via her […]

MarineSpace supporting Ørsted with cable stabilisation works

MarineSpace Ltd has been recently commissioned by Ørsted Wind Power A/S to prepare all necessary environmental Marine Licence applications for cable stabilisation works at a number of operational UK projects. To date, an Environmental Assessment and Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) has been completed to accompany an application for a Marine Licence for cable stabilisation via […]

Kat Route-Stephens has become a member of the Renewable UK Offshore Consenting and Licensing Group

MarineSpace Senior Marine Consultant, Kat Route-Stephens, has recently been selected to become a member of the Renewable UK Offshore Consenting and Licensing Group (OCLG).   The RenewableUK OCLG is the primary forum for engagement within the offshore renewables industry on planning, consenting, licensing and environmental challenges. OCLG engages with government departments, advisers and stakeholders to ensure timely and sustainable delivery of projects in line with UK […]

Dr Keith Cooper gives a presentation on OneBenthic marine data portal

This week MarineSpace welcomed Dr Keith Cooper (marine ecologist at Cefas) as a guest speaker for our Wednesday Webinars to provide an overview of the Cefas OneBenthic marine data portal. Keith developed OneBenthic to collate disparate benthic datasets in one cloud-based platform; enabling standardised dataset use via open access publications and interactive web apps. The results […]

Katie Cross elected to chair the Marine Environmental Science Special Interest Group

MarineSpace Senior Consultant Katie Cross has been elected to chair the Marine Environmental Science special interest group (SIG) run by the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) following the first meeting on 11 February. Katie commented: “As an Environmental Scientist for nearly 20 years it is a great pleasure to be chairing the SUT Marine Environmental Science […]

MarineSpace Commissioned to Support Cornish Lithium

MarineSpace Ltd ( is pleased to announce that the company has recently been commissioned by Cornish Lithium Ltd ( to provide consultancy services related to Cornish Lithium’s offshore exploration plans. Cornish Lithium is a highly innovative mineral exploration and development company focused on the environmentally sustainable extraction of lithium from geothermal waters in the historic […]

Meet The Team-Sam Strutton

Sam is a Senior Marine Consultant based in the Southampton office and has been with MarineSpace for 2 years. Read more about Sam, her areas of expertise, what lead her to her current role and what she enjoys about it, in the profile below. Areas of expertise:  My role at MarineSpace spans all marine sectors, providing management and technical input to a […]