Natural Resources Wales’ Marine and Coastal Framework Agreement

Natural Resources Wales JBA Partrac (logos)


One of the UK's leading environmental and engineering consultancies, JBA Consulting, and its Strategic Partner, marine experts Partrac, have been appointed by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) as independent specialists on its Marine and Coastal Casework Framework. The Partnership will provide a range of services under the Framework’s Coastal/Marine Physical Processes and Geomorphology Lot. ...Sep 24, 2014

Marine specialist joins Partrac

Joanna Ibrahim

Oceanographer, Chartered Scientist and Marine Scientist, Dr Joanna Ibrahim has joined the Partrac team as Marine Data Manager, whilst Dr Rachel Helsby starts maternity leave.  ...Sep 23, 2014

Innovative Project to Increase Flexibility and Reduce Costs of Particle Tracking Studies

Jack Poleykett, PhD Researcher at the Centre for Global Eco Innovation (Lancaster University) is leading an innovative project entitled ‘Development of Particle Tracking Technology’. The aim being to improve particle tracking methodologies to increase flexibility and improve data collection for industry based studies, which will also reduce related costs. The project uses unique dual signature tracers developed and owned by UK leading data acquisition and consultancy company Partrac, an industry partner for the PhD programme.  ...Sep 16, 2014

Turbulence in Marine Environments: on time & delivering results

Partrac, the marine data acquisition experts, has completed the first turbulence survey for the Carbon Trust-managed Turbulence in Marine Environments (TiME) project. This is the first time that a survey has been designed specifically to measure turbulence using different methods and technologies so that each can be evaluated, and turbulence can be mapped across a tidal energy development site. ...Jul 22, 2014

Partrac CSM used in STELAR project - Mekong Rive

The Partrac Cohesive Strength Meter (CSM) is being used in the STELAR-S2S project. The overall aim of the STELAR project is to understand the importance of climatic and autogenic controls in determining the transfer of sediment from source-to-sink in one of the world's largest rivers - the Mekong. ...Jun 16, 2014


Seventh Bristol Tidal Energy Forum

Date: 14th October 2014
Time: 10.00 - 16.00
Venue: Burges Salmon offices,1 Glass Wharf, Bristol, BS2 0ZX

Marine Operations for Tidal Energy

The 7th Bristol Tidal Energy Forum will focus on marine operations for tidal energy, exploring the challenges and highlighting the significant local supply chain expertise in this area.

 Agenda and speakers TBC

ICOE 2014

Date: 4th, 5th and 6th November 2014
Time: 09.00 - 17.00
Venue: Nova Scotia, Canada

The International Conference on Ocean Energy is the global marine energy event focused on the industrial development of renewable marine energy.

RenewableUK Annual Conference & Exhibition

Date: 11th and 12th November 2014
Time: 09.30 - 19.00
Venue: Manchester Central

The UK's Premier Renewable Energy Event.  Widely recognised as the renewables event to attend in the UK – this is our flagship event covering onshore and offshore wind, wave & tidal energy and small & medium wind systems. It will be attended by over 4,500 delegates, 200+ exhibitors and 150 speakers.


(PDF 1.2 MB)
Partrac Consulting Brochure
(PDF 7 MB)
LEAFLETS / FLYERS: Offshore Wind
(PDF 420 KB)
Wave & Tidal
(PDF 438 KB)
Dredging, Ports & Marine Construction
(PDF 395 KB)
Scour Monitoring System Information Sheet
(PDF 511 KB)
PAPERS: Using Sediment Tracers to Map Sediment Transport Pathways
(PDF 1.6 MB)
Paper: 'Use of Sediments Models for Applied Sediment Management Purposes'
(PDF 1.44 MB)
Paper: 'In Situ Flume Measurements of Resuspension in the North Sea'
(PDF 1.5 MB)
Paper: 'Predicting the Deposition of Sediments in a Receiving River Reach'
(PDF 731 KB)
Turbulence Workshop - Presentations
Turbulence Workshop - Belfast, Feb 2014