MPC is a leading source of expertise and advice on marine policy, planning, sustainability, licensing and impact assessment. We pride ourselves on our high quality, impartial advice and ability to offer innovate solutions to clients within the public, private and NGO sectors

MPC offer a full range of services; from policy advice, socio-economic analysis and stakeholder engagement to an end-to-end service on all aspects of marine planning, impact assessment, licensing, monitoring and enforcement.

We have expertise and coverage across the public sector and marine economy, from working with regulators and government departments, to a range of businesses operating in the marine economy such as fisheries, aggregates, oil and gas and the off-shore renewables sector.

Although independent, we are part of the Gardline Group of companies which enables us to offer a full range of environmental, scientific and technical services through a dedicated fleet of research vessels and network of specialist laboratories. With a reputation spanning over 40 years in the offshore industry, Gardline has established itself firmly within European and International markets

Our capability spans multi-disciplinary field investigations for land, shallow and deep-water environments that include geophysical/hydrographic surveys, geotechnical studies, oceanographic studies, environmental studies, land surveys and engineering services. We also have expertise in GIS data-management and modelling.

Our International reach, including offices across a number of EU Member States, the United States, Australia and Middle East gives us a global perspective and reach on marine planning and sustainability issues.

A more detailed breakdown of our service is available here

Our Values:

Sustainability is at the heart of our company, both in terms of our own impact and operations, but also integrated across our full range of services. We are passionate about supporting business and growth across the marine economy and ensuring high standards of environmental stewardship and protection.

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Marine Ecological Surveys Limited trading as Marine Planning Consultants.

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