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  • 1 August 2018
    Environment

    APEM has completed seabird and marine mammal surveys at Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project in the UK.

  • 16 May 2016
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has contracted aerial survey specialists APEM to provide ultra-high resolution bird and marine mammal surveys for its Norfolk Vanguard West site. Norfolk Vanguard comprises two sites, East and West. Once constructed, it will provide a generating capacity of up to 1,800MW. APEM has been surveying both the East and West development areas of Norfolk […]

  • 19 December 2011

    APEM’s Field Manager, Peter Dennis, recently celebrated his 10th year at APEM. Peter joined the company when it was still run from a single office at the Manchester Science Park. Having started as a Field Scientist, Peter was promoted to Senior Field Scientist, and subsequently APEM’s, Field Manager. As the, Field manager, he is the […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables has appointed aerial survey specialists APEM to carry out ultra-high resolution bird and marine mammal surveys of its proposed East Anglia ONE North area. APEM is also continuing baseline surveys of the East Anglia TWO area after ScottishPower Renewables extended its contract. All the surveys will employ APEM’s recently developed proprietary camera system, […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Environment

    The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has awarded the UK’s first accreditation for the identification and enumeration of birds from aerial photographs to APEM Ltd. The results of the analysis provide information on bird populations, which can form an integral part of environmental monitoring or impact assessment processes such as the citing of wind farms. […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    APEM has undertaken an aerial survey to assist Vattenfall in identifying an onshore cable corridor for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard and the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms.

  • 20 February 2018
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Scientists at APEM have developed a new technique for measuring the height of birds in flight expected to ease concerns about the potential dangers of wind turbines for birds and lead to improved outcomes for developers of offshore wind farms.

  • 7 November 2019
    R&D

    APEM Ltd has begun conducting aerial surveys at the Thang Long offshore wind project in Vietnam. Under a contract with Enterprize Energy, APEM is conducting baseline digital aerial surveys to collect data on birds and marine mammals at the project site offshore Ke Ga Cape. According to the UK-headquartered company, the surveys will be collected […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Environment

    APEM will carry out detailed marine benthic surveys for the Beatrice offshore wind farm and export cable route in the Moray Firth after being awarded a contract by developer Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL). The surveys comprise an array of field work, sample analysis and technical reporting. The company recently began gathering seafloor grab samples […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Since the Chester airfield opening APEM has expanded its fleet with a fourth aircraft. Scientists at the Chester airfield will use the aircraft to gather data for environmental surveys. These provide greater insights into the land or water below than more conventional methods could yield. G-GIGA, the latest Vulcanair P68C, is fitted with an RCD […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Environment

    APEM is carrying out an initial first year of post-construction aerial surveys at the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm, located off the coast of North Wales. The works commenced this month with the initial contract running for 12 months, with a potential extension for a further two years. Ultra-high resolution aerial surveys will monitor birds and marine […]

  • 26 October 2017
    R&D

    APEM has produced detailed 3D maps of the 55km Hornsea Project Three onshore cable route, showing the heights, terrain and surface features.

  • 24 July 2012

    APEM staff based at Hawarden Airport near Chester have moved into new offices following two years of spectacular growth. Originally housed in portakabin-style temporary buildings, the staff have moved to a larger, better equipped facility that offers room for continued growth, improved IT and better working conditions. The Hawarden Airport office is now home to […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Environment

    Maps showing the density of bird populations in and around a major wind farm in the German North Sea have been released following aerial surveys by APEM. The maps illustrate the number of guillemots and razor-bills recorded during flights in February and March 2014 over an area of about 2,500km2 in the region of the BARD […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    APEM will carry out ultra-high resolution aerial digital surveys of offshore wildlife off the coast of North and South Carolina on behalf of the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).

  • 8 February 2018
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    APEM has released a study suggesting that four times fewer Northern gannets collide with offshore wind turbines than previously thought.

  • 25 June 2018
    Environment, R&D

    APEM has commenced aerial wildlife surveys at Ørsted’s 573MW Race Bank wind farm located offshore North Norfolk in the UK.

  • 12 September 2018
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    APEM’s digital aerial surveys have finished gathering data on marine wildlife for the Moray East offshore wind project off the coast of Scotland.

  • 18 April 2014
    Environment

    APEM recently worked on Scottish Power Renewables and Vattenfall’s application for a major new windfarm off the coast of East Anglia.  If approved by the government, East Anglia ONE would consist of up to 325 turbines generating 1,200MW, making it one of the biggest offshore windfarms in the world. APEM began working on the project […]

  • 24 June 2014
    R&D

    Natural England has commissioned APEM to help assess the sensitivity of marine birds, fish and mammals to a range of pressures commonly resulting from human activity in the marine environment. These include habitat loss, introduction of non-native species, barrier effects, pollution and water quality changes, introduction of light and noise, fishing and hunting. APEM will […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    A proposed wind farm off the coast of Sussex has gained consent with important input from ornithologists at APEM, who carried out further assessment work on the wind farm’s potential impacts on migratory birds, including gannet, gulls, terns, waders and wildfowl during the examination of the project. The Rampion wind farm is being developed by E.ON […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Environment

    Two of APEM’s experienced ornithologists provided expert opinion at an inquiry in Bournemouth on the potential effects on birds of the proposed Navitus Bay Wind Park. Principal ornithologist, Dr Roger Buisson, along with technical specialist, Sean Sweeney, answered questions on the potential effects of the proposed windfarm on bird populations in and around the proposed […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    WestBridge Capital has backed the management buyout of APEM Limited, an independent environmental consultancy specialising in the aquatic environment and remote sensing. The deal has seen WestBridge invest GBP 9.8 million in a combination of equity and loan notes, which is expected to support the company’s growth ambitions as it develops complementary service lines to support […]

  • 19 October 2018
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Monthly surveys of offshore wildlife in the proposed Empire Wind offshore wind farm area off the coast of New York state have passed the half-way point.

  • 3 October 2012

    Europe’s leading provider of aerial surveys for the offshore wind industry, APEM, has joined forces with US environmental consultancy Normandeau as it targets growth in the emerging American market. The joint venture will be officially unveiled at Offshore Wind 2012 in Virginia on October 9th, America’s largest offshore wind event. It aims to bring the […]

  • 10 July 2014

    APEM Ltd has supported East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm from the project’s earliest days to its recent successful consent, providing data, assessment and expert advice on the development’s potential impacts on seabirds and marine mammals. The company planned and flew a two-year campaign of aerial surveys over the windfarm area to collect baseline bird and […]