About us

Enabling Productive Oceans...

SAMS Enterprise provides specialist marine consultancy and survey services, under pinned by cutting-edge science. We enable our clients to understand and mitigate the risks involved in industry interaction with the marine environment; to maximise productivity and sustainability.

SAMS Enterprise is the wholly-owned trading subsidiary of the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), and is based at the Scottish Marine Institute, Oban. As such, SAMS Enterprise has been a part of the SAMS Group since 2002. Through the multidisciplinary marine research and in-house facilities of the Scottish Marine Institute, SAMS Enterprise provides a bespoke service, based on a synergistic approach to complex projects that single discipline organisations simply cannot achieve. We project manage intellectual expertise, laboratory work and survey schedules to ensure delivery to time and budget for our clients.

SAMS Enterprise is a respected and independent third-party, providing reliable and robust environmental assessments that industry can trust.


Quality of Service

SAMS Enterprise is committed to achieving the highest standard of quality to meet, and exceed, the expectations of its customers. SAMS Enterprise operates a Quality Management System that has gained SAMS Enterprise BSI Quality Management certificate.

We are also committed to protecting the safety, health and welfare of our staff, and those who may be affected by our activities. It is our priority to minimise the impact of our activities on the environment. Recognising the importance of continual improvement, we have achieved accreditation in the internationally recognised standards SAMS LR Health and Safety Certificate for the management of our safety, health and environmental systems.

To read about Quality Assurance from SAMS Enterprise click-here.



Get in Touch

SAMS Enterprise,
Lismore Suite, Malin House,
The European Marine Science Park,
Oban, Argyll, PA37 1SZ

+44 (0)1631 559470


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