Subsea Cables

GoBe offer environmental consultancy and permitting services to the subsea cables sector – including telecoms cabling and electricity interconnectors. We have experience of the permitting of over 400km of subsea cabling in UK waters, including recent support to National Grid’s Viking Link interconnector.

Our range of services includes:

  • The management of project consenting and permitting (including Projects of Community Interest under the Ten-E regulations)
  • The management and preparation of Environmental Impact Assessments and documents to support consent applications
  • Habitats Regulation Assessments, MCZ assessments, and WFD assessments
  • Environmental survey specification, procurement and management
  • Stakeholder consultation and negotiations
  • Planning and development advice and strategy
  • Consent compliance management during construction
  • Commercial fisheries assessment and fishing industry engagement