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The Solent Forum is an independent coastal partnership, established in 1992 to develop a greater understanding among the many local and harbour authorities, user groups, marine businesses and agencies involved in planning and management of the Solent. It assists and advises them in carrying out their functions. The Forum now has over 50 members organisations representing a wide range of sectors. Download the Solent Forum brochure.

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Fawley oil refinery expansion gets go-ahead

Posted 13/09/2019 10:09

Plans to create a new £800m diesel plant at the UK's largest oil refinery have been agreed by councillors. Esso is to build a hydrogen-generating plant, an automotive diesel oil production facility and diesel storage tank at Fawley, near Southampton.

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DfT and ABP Southampton launch the UK’s first Port Economic Partnership

Posted 10/09/2019 15:19

The Department for Transport (DfT), in partnership with ABP’s Port of Southampton, has launched the UK’s first Port Economic Partnership (PEP), an innovative initiative to create stronger links between ports and Government, to maximise long-term trade and economic growth.

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