Test Facilities: FaBTest

A&P Falmouth is the closest port to the FaBTest nursery site, located less than 5 nautical miles from the dockyard, transport to the site can take as little as 10 minutes.

A&P Falmouth dock yards close proximity to the FaBTest site makes it an ideal location for monitoring and maintaining  devices deploy at FaBTest, services available  include;

  • Industrial fabrication
  • Industrial  engineering
  • Dry Docks & Berthing
  • Cranage & heavy Lifting
  • Support vessels
  • Quay side space
  • Port facilities
  • Offices

If you have any specific requirements not listed above, please get in touch and we will endeavour to accommodate your needs, please contact info@ap-group.co.uk.

FaBTest is a pre-consented two square kilometre area situated within Falmouth harbour between three and five kilometres offshore in Falmouth Bay. The site offers water depths of 20m-50m and seabed types; rock, gravel and sand.

The FaBTest nursery facility will enable wave energy device developers to test components, concepts or full scale devices in a moderate wave climate with excellent access to nearby port infrastructure.

FaBTest’s pre-consented status which allows for up to three devices to be deployed concurrently aims to provide a fast, flexible low cost solution for the testing of wave energy technologies, components, moorings and deployment procedures.

The Site is leased from Crown Estates and has a Marine Consent for testing subject to permits issued by Falmouth Harbour Commissioners.

Falmouth, on the south coast of Cornwall, offers;

  • Extensive dock facilities incorporating three dry docks wharf space, cranage and a heavy load out quay.
  • An Experienced supply chain, with an impressive track record in delivering marine renewable projects.

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For further information contact info@fabtest.com

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