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Notice to Mariners – Survey operations from 12th November

Please read the following notice for information regarding planned cable survey work taking place from the 12th November for approximately 6 days around Campeltown and Sandbank Craigend – Clyde Argyll Cable Inspections NtM_ Oct 2018_CMP (2)

Carpet sea-squirt – Have you seen it?

Carpet sea-squirt (Didemnum vexillum) is an invasive non-native marine animal thought to be originally from Japan. It is now known to be in the UK and can compete with native species for space. This can lead to smothering of shellfish and other immobile species. Marine Scotland and partners have produced an information sheet to increase […]

FSC Millport Marine Research Symposium, Sat 13th October

The second FSC Millport Research Symposium, taking place on Saturday 13th October, will showcase talks and posters across a range of topics, including marine and coastal research, conservation and wildlife, educational projects and more; across the Firth of Clyde and further afield. The symposium is open to all: from Higher Education students or staff, conservationists, researchers, rangers, […]

*Update* Notice to Mariners – Survey of the Bute-Cumbrae Submarine Electricity Cable Corridor, July 2018

Click on the document below to view the Notice to Mariners detailing the survey of the Bute-Cumbrae Submarine Electricity Cable Corridor on behalf of Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution (SHEPD) in July 2018. Please view this updated NtM, which reflects the change of vessel for the survey (26th July) – Bute-Cumbrae CB0144 NtM-Survey vessel update […]

Marine Scotland Public Consultation – Improving protection given to Priority Marine Features outside the Marine Protected Area network

Marine Scotland are currently running a consultation on Improving protection given to Priority Marine Features outside the Marine Protected Area network.  This consultation  will close on 31 August 2018.  You can access all the documents and respond to the consultation on the Scottish Government website: https://consult.gov.scot/marine-scotland/priority-marine-features/ Please note that this consultation seeks views on the […]

Marine and coastal sport, recreation and tourism survey – take part now!

As a starting point for developing the draft policy for sport, recreation and tourism, the CMPP is carrying out a survey for anyone who uses the marine and coastal environment for sport and recreation or if you are involved in marine tourism related activities. This includes businesses, organisations and users of the marine environment. We […]