Financing the Association

The following companies or organisations are currently providing us with sponsorship. Please click on their logo to follow through to their website.

Atlas ProfessionalsAtlas Professionals is a leading supplier of marine survey personnel worldwide.Our team of fully qualified and certified MMOs and PAM operators have the practical experience necessary to ensure environmental impact mitigation compliance and minimise disruption to offshore operations. We also provide Passive Acoustic Monitoring PAM equipment, and our expert logistics team can manage visas, travel and mobilisation globally.

Seiche Measurements LimitedSeiche Measurements Limited specializes in the design, development and manufacture of underwater Passive Acoustic Monitoring and acoustic measurement systems. Products and services are used for marine mammal surveys prior to wind farm construction, mitigation during pile driving and construction, oil exploration surveys, well head decommissioning, removal of unexploded ordinance and sound source measurement and analysis.

VP MarineVP Marine design and build passive acoustic equipment for use in the offshore oil, gas, wind and tidal energy industries. In addition to commercial projects we also support research and conservation groups who use PAM as a tool to locate, track and count marine mammals.

Ocean EcologyOcean Ecology specialise in providing a range of marine ecological survey, analysis and consultancy services for marine development and activity in both the coastal and offshore zones

EDGEWISE EnvironmentalEDGEWISE Environmental Ltd. has been established as Canada’s first and only environmental consultancy dedicated to marine mammal and seabird observation training.

Intelligent Ocean

Intelligent Ocean Ltd. is a UK training and consultancy company whose knowledge is based on over 20 years of hands-on experience with offshore industry operations, marine mammal mitigation and consultation with regulatory bodies. Since 2009 we have provided Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) Marine Mammal Observer (MMO) training, Passive Acoustic Monitoring training and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Protected Species Observer (PSO) training.

The following companies or organisations have provided us with sponsorship in the past. Please click on their logo to follow through to their website.

ChevronChevron is headquartered in San Ramon, California, and active in more than 180 countries. Chevron is engaged in every aspect of the oil, natural gas, and geothermal energy industries, including hydrocarbon exploration and production; refining, marketing and transport; chemicals manufacturing and sales; and power generation.

Thomson EcologyThomson Ecology is the UK's leading independent ecology specialist and has offices across the country with its head office in Guildford, Surrey. It provides specialist ecological consulting and contracting services for terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments.

GeoGuide Consultants LimitedGeoGuide Consultants Limited is a modern, dynamic geophysical consultancy set up in 2008 to offer a complete range of services and offering a truly international selection of consultants. Geoguide’s Marine Environmental Services offer MMOs and PAM Operators, PAM Equipment and Technical Support, ESAS Seabird Observers, Wind Farm Seabird and Marine Mammal Surveys, Environmental Scientists, Fisheries Liaison Officers and Environmental Impact Assessments.

Hart Parry CyfHart Parry Cyf are well established accountants, based in North Wales, but with clients throughout the UK. Hart Parry have a wealth of experience acting for seafarers, with a vast portfolio of MMO/ PAM Operators as clients. HMRC enquiries into SED claims and disputes have been handled successfully for a number of years, and they take a proactive approach to advising seafarers of potential pitfalls etc. before they occur.

The Geo PeopleThe Geo People offer a spectrum of consultancy services to the renewables and seismic industries, including MMO, PAM, QC, HSSE, processing, and offshore positioning. MMOs and PSOs from The Geo People are all graduates in marine biology/environmental science or equivalent. We are proud of our commitment to client satisfaction, which has allowed us to become a leading global services provider.

About the Marine Mammal Observer Association (MMOA)

mmoa footer logoThe Marine Mammal Observer Association (MMOA) is a membership based association with the aim of bringing together and representing individuals who work commercially and professionally as Marine Mammal Observers (MMOs) and Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) Operators who implement mitigation measures to protect marine life during industry operations. The MMOA also provides information to other individuals that have an interest in MMO issues.