Marine Data Expert to Officially Launch Partrac Consulting at Offshore Wind Conference 2011 (UK)


Marine data experts the Partrac Group, are due to announce the official launch of Partrac Consulting, a marine geosciences consultancy headquartered in Newcastle, UK, at the RenewableUK Offshore Wind Conference 2011 (Stand 21).

Already operational and working with a number of high profile clients on a range of specialist projects, Partrac Consulting provides professional marine services to a wide-range of clients across the UK and world-wide.

Consultancy projects already underway include two significant coastal process studies. Partrac Consulting is working with Natural Power to support Narec’s Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) submission and is working with an offshore wind farm developer (client confidential) to help complete their EIA. In addition to the above project examples, Partrac Consulting is also delivering consultancy services in the fields of coastal geomophology, coastal oceanography, hydrodynamic and sediment transport modelling, and benthic marine biology.

Part of the Partrac Group of Companies, Partrac Consulting’s services are implemented by a team of highly experienced technical staff, all of whom are qualified to PhD level. Clients include DEFRA, AMEC, SNC Lavalin, Mainstream Renewable Power, SeaEnergy Renewables, Narec, Natural Power and OMM.

Kevin Black, Managing Director, comments, “I am very excited to announce the official launch of Partrac Consulting. Our consultancy team has over 25 years experience in sediment management and coastal oceanography. We provide our clients with high quality information and analysis that is used to inform engineering and infrastructure development decisions. By building upon Partrac Group’s marine data expertise we are one of a very few UK organisations that provide an integrated marine consultancy and data delivery services”.

The Partrac Group, headquartered in Glasgow, has built a reputation for delivering high quality oceanographic, geomarine and environmental contracting, surveying, data processing, analysis and interpretation to clients in the offshore wind, wave and tidal, port construction and utilities sectors.


Source: partrac, June 27, 2011; Image: partrac-consulting