The Solent Forum

Working in parnership for the future

Marine Management Organisation

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) was established on 1 April 2010.  The MMO licences, regulates and plans marine activities in the seas around England and Wales so that they're carried out in a sustainable way. It is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.

The MMO is responsible for:

The local MMO office for the Solent is in Portsmouth:

Portsmouth office
PO Box 964


Telephone: 02392 864 917.