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Marine Consent Hotline

Members of British Marine can benefit from one hour free consultancy advice via our Dredging & Marine Works Consents Hotline.

The hotline service to British Marine members provides preliminary advice to cover issues such as:

  • General guidance on marine consenting issues including, but not limited to, dredging
  • Specific guidance on the new Marine Licensing regime including the newly required Water Framework Directive compliance assessments
  • Outline the range of marine consents and legislation that are likely to impact upon specific activities
  • Consultation requirements
  • Providing an understanding of the environmental designations which can impact upon marine works and/or development proposals
  • Summary of relevant environmental assessment legislation and requirements including Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Appropriate Assessment (AA)
  • Guidance on protecting your business from neighbouring development proposals and activities