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Eco Friendly Moorings To Protect Our Seahorses

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Jenkins Marine have been involved with marina operators Boatfolk, and The Seahorse Trust, to support them in their BBC interview visit on the 28th July 2021. They provided the use of their tugboat Polmear as the BBC’s interview platform for the news piece done to make people aware of the new eco-anchor solution being deployed within Studland Bay in Dorset.

Polmear was perfectly suited for the support, given her spacious bridge area and clear aft deck. This provided a large stable platform accommodating the required camera shots with ease.

reporter briony leyland interview in studland on tugboat polmear
Neil Garrick-Maidment interview on tugboat Polmear

We mobilised from our yard and made our way to Studland where the interview and filming was carried out and then returned back to Poole Harbour.

In August 2021, The Seahorse Trust with its partners at Boatfolk boating and marina services, installed 10 Eco-moorings as the start of an ambitious project to take pressure off this highly sensitive site, which is home to seagrass and seahorses.

As a local marine business we are proud to support the local eco-mooring solution to ensure the protection of the seahorses and their habitat.

You can view the original release from the day at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-57999730

Or find out further information relating to the eco-mooring system in the video below:

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