Grangemouth exports Scottish potatoes

Bumper ‘Tattie’ Season for Scotland’s largest container terminal

Laura Menendez Forth Ports

The Port of Grangemouth exports 65,000 tonnes of Scottish seed potatoes around the world. The Port of Grangemouth, Scotland’s largest freight hub, has delivered a bumper ‘tattie’ season with 65,000 tonnes of seed potato exported around the world from Grangemouth. The busy container terminal grew annual volumes with 150,000 containers moving through the port in 2022. October and November are …

Forth Green Freeport


Laura Menendez Forth Ports

Following today’s (13 January) green freeport shortlisting by the Scottish and UK Governments, the private-public bid consortium behind the transformational bid for a Forth Green Freeport (FGF) reacted to the positive news. The FGF proposal will generate up to 50,000 new green jobs and act as a catalyst for new green technologies and renewable energy manufacturing which will make a significant contribution …

New Grangemouth container route launches with CMA CGM and Containerships as demand increases for a Scottish express service into Europe

Dylan Macdonald Forth Ports, Port of Grangemouth

The arrival of the Skylight container vessel into Scotland’s key strategic freight hub at The Port of Grangemouth marks the maiden call of a new Scottish Express (SCX) service secured with the CMA CGM Group, a global player in sea, land, air and logistics solutions, and its subsidiary, Containerships, the leader in intra-European multimodal transport.

Port of Leith signs reservation agreement for multi-billion pound Morven offshore wind project

Dylan Macdonald Forth Ports

Forth Green Freeport renewables development platform takes shape with £50m port infrastructure investment Scotland’s largest offshore wind renewables hub, at the Port of Leith, has signed a reservation and collaboration agreement with bp and EnBW, as the marshalling port for the 2.9GW Morven offshore wind project. Forth Ports’ £50 million investment will see the facility in operation by the end …

Riverside Station at Tilbury

Tilbury’s Historic Riverside Railway Station to be Transformed for the Community as Heritage Fund secured

Dylan Macdonald Forth Ports

Tilbury on the Thames Trust in Partnership with Forth Ports has today (30 June) secured major funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to deliver its ambitious plans to fully refurbish Tilbury’s Grade II listed historic Riverside Railway Station. The £340,050 development grant was awarded to the Trust to develop its ‘Back on Track’ proposal which will reinvigorate the important, well-known …

Port of Tilbury welcomes hundreds to its community Open Day celebrations

Dylan Macdonald Forth Ports

The Port of Tilbury’s community Open Day, held on Saturday 25 June was a big success with hundreds of people coming along to the London Cruise Terminal for a day of celebration. The programme of events which were free for all the family, proved very popular throughout the day including the vintage bus tours of the port which were fully …

The Port of Tilbury’s Asset and Site Director, Paul Dale, and Commercial Director and Transport Minister Robert Courts MP, on a tour of the Port of Tilbury

Transport Minister visits Port of Tilbury to see scale of investment & Thames Freeport opportunities

Dylan Macdonald Forth Ports

The Port of Tilbury welcomed the Transport Minister, Robert Courts MP to the port today (27 June) for a briefing and tour of the UK’s fastest growing port which has, through a multimillion-pound investment programme and by achieving freeport status, created an unrivalled operation for the rapidly growing logistics sector. The Minister was given an in-dock boat tour accompanied by …

The Port of Tilbury marks National Windrush Day 2022

Dylan Macdonald Forth Ports

On National Windrush Day, the Tilbury on the Thames Trust in partnership with Forth Ports and the Port of Tilbury held a celebration in the London Cruise Terminal to mark the official day where 74 years ago on the 22 June, the port played a significant role for the Windrush generation as their arrival point into the UK from their …