Vastly increased offshore patrols, aerial surveillance and monitoring have ensured illegal fishing has been kept at bay in England’s seas since the UK became an independent coastal state on 1 January 2021.
Caitriona Shannon is currently studying for a Masters in Sustainability and Environmental Politics and Policy at the University of Leeds. She has been with the MMO this week to find out more about marine planning.
Craig Loughlin of the MMO’s offshore marine licensing team discusses their recent approval of a wave energy development off the north coast of Cornwall.
Eleanor Stone, Marine Planning Officer for the Wildlife Trusts, discusses her recent visit to the MMO's offices in Newcastle.
Marine planning is a real milestone for our seas, but explaining how a plan impacts on everyday activities in the marine area can be a challenge.
Our corporate plan for the next three years (2014-2017) has been published, and we’ve got a wide range of challenging tasks ahead.
The MMO's work with water companies may make a cameo appearance on the BBC documentary series Watermen. Amy Wardlaw, marine licensing communications manager, explains.
The Marine Management Organisation’s (MMO’s) work to improve regulation of marine development was recently put on display at parliamentary reception.
MMO marine planner Nat Percival explains how the Marine Information System (MIS) works.
Marine planning implementation officer for the East, Stacey Clarke, explains her job.
Alex Codd, City Planning Manager, Hull City Council, discusses his organisation's involvement in the development of the marine plans, and their relevance for the offshore wind industry.