Solent Protection Society – Members’ webinar evenings

Our Winter/Spring series of evening online webinars for Solent Protection Society members and friends, continues on February 6th when we will welcome Rob Woodside, Conservation & Estates Director of English Heritage. Rob has 25 years' experience of working in the heritage, environment and sustainability sectors. English Heritage is responsible for the conservation and maintenance of … Continue reading Solent Protection Society – Members’ webinar evenings

Maritime salvage article reawakens memories of the Hoegh Osaka

An article published in the Guardian on 11 January 2023 entitled "What happens when a huge ship sinks? A step-by-step guide to averting disaster", makes fascinating reading. Among the many interesting links within the article, the Safety and Shipping Review 2022 from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) stands out, giving an annual review of trends … Continue reading Maritime salvage article reawakens memories of the Hoegh Osaka

If you live near the coast, should you be worried by sea-level rise?

Introduction In last year’s newsletter we published an article explaining some of the science and assumptions about sea-level rise and flood maps. This year we will try to bring it nearer to home with some advice about how worried you should be if you live near the coast. There have been many articles in the … Continue reading If you live near the coast, should you be worried by sea-level rise?

Southern Water’s Beachbuoy scope should be extended to highlight all Solent discharges

There are as many, if not more people using Solent waterways than just the bathers at designated bathing beaches. For a considerable time, SPS has been calling for the scope of Southern Water's Beachbuoy application to be extended to complete the coverage for the safety and security of all Solent water users, leisure and business, … Continue reading Southern Water’s Beachbuoy scope should be extended to highlight all Solent discharges