We offer a comprehensive, fully assured service package including regulatory licensing and consenting, site investigation surveys, hydro-dynamic analysis, mooring system and aquaculture structure design, supply, installation, inspection and planned maintenance programmes. Our technical services include:

Desktop Bathymetric & Geotechnical Survey

Design Concept Development to meet commercial objectives of cultivation

Dimensioning & Specification of cultivation frame and mooring system

Supply and assembly of materials (growing medium by arrangement)

AUV Survey, preparation and mobilisation of equipment & operators

Side scan sonar (geo-referenced)

Hydrographic survey including wave climate assessment, bathymetric mapping (2D charted)

Parametric sub-bottom sonar to establish seabed composition and depth to inform anchoring strategy

Tidal currents from mobile ADCP survey

Sea temperature and salinity (2D geo-referenced)

Seabed video, motion video and still images of significant features of note

Mathematical modelling of predicted drag loads and mooring forces

Detailed Load Analysis & Design

Hydrodynamic modelling of loading on physical frame & growing structures

Scottish Seaweed Industry Association

Achnacloich

Oban

Argyll

PA37 1PR

info@scottishseaweed.org

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