Over three years ago Portland Port and Derek Luckhurst first met to discuss an Underwater Curiosity Park with the idea of creating a novel dive site in Portland Harbour that is resilient to poor weather conditions and, therefore, ideal for beginners and a haven for the more experienced divers inFull Summary
Marine Business Units
In consultation and cooperation with WPBC, planning permission has been granted for the erection of a futuristically designed commercial facility to replace the dilapidated ‘Copines’ crab and lobster processing plant which has stood redundant since the late 1990s.
This new building will provide up to 10 marine industrial units for use by local fishermen and crabbers, and several units are already reserved by a local company breeding lump fish for the salmon farming industry.
It is expected that employment for 10 people will be facilitated through this provision.