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Portland Coastguard Update…

We have just had this notification from Cindy Rodaway at The Maritime and Coastguard Agency: As you are aware that MRCC Portland will cease communications during the week 15th – 18th September and will be transferred to the New National Maritime Operations Centre at Fareham.

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Dorset Echo coverage…

The project got some great coverage from the Dorset Echo yesterday… read the article here Reef project could yield £60m over decade PEOPLE are being urged to throw their support behind an underwater project that could bring £60million to Weymouth and Portland over 10 years. Wreck to Reef aims to sink two ships on a square kilometre […]

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Diving Fabrica REEF

We are being asked if the Fabrica REEF is available to dive. This is not one of the two Ex-war ships that we are planning but the first of hopefully many contributions within the Community area of the Wreck to Reef project. It can be dived but we would ask that the 5 cameras that […]

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Fabrica REEF Sinking today…

The Fabrica REEF project is being sunk today! To watch live and see footage from cameras on board as it sinks be sure to sign up here:http://reef.launchrock.com/

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Fabrica – REEF

This August, artist Simon Faithfull’ will purposefully sink a boat in Weymouth Bay, south-coast of England. The event will be broadcast live to viewers via a downloadable app.

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Artifical reef has generated millions for the Cornish economy

Original article from The Cornish Guardian A Navy Frigate sunk off the Cornish coast to create Europe’s first artificial diving reef has generated tens of millions of pounds for the local economy. HMS Scylla, an ex-Royal Navy Leander Class frigate, was sent to the bottom of Whitsand Bay on March 27, 2004, in spectacular fashion […]

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Reef Monitoring Dives 2013

Reef Monitoring Dives (Summer 2013) – NOC Scientific Diving Team University of Southampton Please click the pictures below to view the slides…

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ITV News coverage..

Here is a list of the video footage ITV in the UK has kindly taken: http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/search/?q=lobsters

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Lobster Release Day

6am: Collection of berried lobsters. These adult female berried lobsters had been caught earlier in the week (outside of the six mile zone) and were being stored and looked after by our local Fish Whole Seller, S and W Ltd.  A big thank you to Richard Long for organising this. These heavily pregnant ladies were well […]

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Wreck to Reef features of Radio Voice of Russia…

Sean Webb spoke with Tim Ecott from Radio Voice of Russia about the Wreck to Reef Project. You can listen to the interview by clicking this button  

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