Infrastructure and industrial activities at sea not only pose risks to marine systems, but they also involve additional worker safety and operational risks particular to the ocean environment. 

For activities involved with offshore oil, gas and renewable energy, to the installation of submarine telecom cables, ERM helps clients understand and manage their marine environmental, safety and social risks to enable them to make effective decisions to safeguard the environment, its staff and people in the community. 

Risks must take into account not only the direct interaction with the marine environment but also the biologically diverse ecosystems that depend on it. 

ERM risk specialists assess the inherent safety of a project, and modelling specialists predict the consequences of planned activities and unforeseen events. The marine systems team works with clients to understand the significance of any impacts and deliver the best practicable outcome throughout the project lifecycle. Our expertise includes: