The Company

Benthic Solutions Limited (BSL) is an independent marine environmental consultancy and survey company offering a broad range of capabilities in survey, analysis, interpretation and project management for the marine sector.

We have extensive global experience and capabilities and are renowned for our progressive and innovative approach to challenging projects and market requirements.

BSL can offer both general and bespoke survey services in environmental data acquisition, analysis and interpretation. We have extensive capabilities in multi-disciplinary projects including habitat mapping using acoustic data, ground truthing using sampling and photography and subsequent interpretation and presentation. BSL provides support directly to operators as well as to consultancies and survey contractors alike.

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Our Objective

Our main objective is to provide companies with support and expertise for a large range of projects in the marine environment. We have always been at the forefront of developments within the survey industry and continue to specialise in providing solutions for sensitive and challenging environments as well as surveying the routine.

Our Team

BSL's senior consultant has over 25 years of multifaceted commercial survey experience in the marine sector. We also have a large team of field scientists who possess considerable experience in both shallow and deep water survey operations worldwide. This includes the execution and interpretation of hundreds of projects for the Oil and Gas industry, governments, utilities, engineering companies and other marine developers. BSL's team is experienced in all the services provided and has a broad range of field sampling tools, owned and operated by the company.

Our Accreditations

BSL can provide quality assurance on all protocols, data and reports. The following accreditations support our Quality Policy:

We are accredited to ISO 9001 for the provision of scientific marine survey and associated consultancy, and are audited annually by QMS International plc.

BSL participates in the NMBAQC accreditation scheme for macro-invertebrate and particle size analysis, whilst our supporting laboratories provide accredited testing (typically to the United Kingdom Accreditation Scheme UKAS) on routine low level marine sediments and waters following regulatory standards in Europe (typically UK DECC, OSPAR etc.).

In addition, we are also ISO 14001 accredited in recognition of our Environmental Management System (EMS).