Pelagian are market leaders in permitting for submarine cable projects. Our consultants offer extensive worldwide knowledge of legal, regulatory, maritime and environmental legislation. We guide you through the permitting process from day one, from the initial concept to the successful installation of your cable system.
Global Permitting Consultancy
Pelagian are acknowledged global experts in marine permitting and provide detailed up to date information on the full range of permits required for a subsea cable project, from Operator’s Licences, Permits in Principle, Environmental requirements through to permits for marine operations.
Pelagian’s consultants investigate and identify all the necessary permits and notifications to fulfil the requirements of government, military and environmental agencies and other maritime stakeholders.
Pelagian has developed a bespoke permit management system for the research, procurement and tracking of permits for the duration of the project lifecycle. The system is GIS based and provides a continually updated matrix utilising a map overview of the cable route, which gives a status report of the permit process for each country based on its established maritime boundary limits.
Management of Seabed Stakeholder Assets
Pelagian are specialists in the management of work around existing seabed infrastructure. We provide a comprehensive stakeholder management service to cable owners, survey companies and cable installers, managing vital geospatial information when crossing or working close to seabed assets such as oil industry pipelines, wind farms and existing subsea cables.
We investigate and identify all the relevant seabed stakeholders, providing them with detailed activity notifications; enabling survey and installation operations to occur over their assets with safety and due diligence.
Pelagian uses a bespoke stakeholder management system for the research and tracking of existing and planned seabed infrastructure for the duration of the project lifecycle. The system is GIS based and utilises live data from oil industry, telecoms, offshore power / renewables and government sources.
Marine Environmental Management
Pelagian provides a comprehensive environmental management solution to its customers when working in the world’s environmentally sensitive areas.
Our specialist marine ecology team provides detailed analysis of marine ecosystems, which includes extensive knowledge of working in Posidonia Seagrass areas. We advise cable owners and installers of safe cable routeing and installation techniques for these fragile habitats.
Pelagian uses a bespoke GIS based management system for the research and mapping of existing and planned protected seabed habitats at both global and national levels, including National Parks, Marine Protected Areas and sensitive coastal regions.