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Edinburgh hosts prestigious European Cruise event his week

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Nearly 200 cruise executives from around the world are arriving in Edinburgh this week as the prestigious Cruise Europe Conference gets underway in Scotland. Originally planned for March 2020 but delayed due to the global pandemic, this three-day in-person event, is being held in venues across the Capital and is the largest and best attended cruise event ever to be …

Yu Zhu Feng Rosyth Agri Hub Forth Ports 2

The Port of Rosyth’s Agri-hub reaches 1million tonnes milestone

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Scotland’s largest agricultural products hub (“agri-hub”) at the Port of Rosyth has reached a milestone of handling 1 million tonnes of product for Cefetra. The Agri-Hub, which opened in early 2020, handles an extensive range of important agricultural products for Scottish animal feed, food and drink and farming industries. The port has been fully open and operational throughout the global …

Forth Ports kickstarts a new career for young trainee

Dylan Macdonald Forth Ports, Port of Grangemouth

Forth Ports welcomes it newest Operations Administrator to the Port of Grangemouth following her successful Kickstart traineeship. Louise Logan from Falkirk took part in a paid six-month traineeship last year which was part of the Government’s Kickstart work programme to help out-of-work 16 to 24 year-olds improve their career prospects, by learning new skills in a real working environment.

Leith Community Fund Trustees

Leith Community Fund launches to support loneliness, wellbeing, skills and education projects in Leith

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

The creation of a new Community Fund for Leith launches today (30 March 2022) to provide funding to support local projects in Leith with particular emphasis on projects including tackling isolation or loneliness, wellbeing or providing targeted education opportunities for young people. The Leith Community Fund is a registered charity which has been established by Forth Ports Limited and The …

Forth Ports media statement on Green Freeport’s announcement

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

In response to the announcement by the UK and Scottish governments that they have agreed to issue a joint applicant prospectus to establish two Green Freeports in Scotland, Forth Ports – which owns and operates seven ports on Scotland’s East coast and the Port of Tilbury, which is part of the recently-announced Thames Freeport  – has issued the following statement. …

Alex Fyfe and David Webster, Forth Ports.

Forth Ports acquires OM Heavy Lift to offer full service package for offshore renewables

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Forth Ports Limited (“Forth Ports”) and OM Heavy Lift (“OMHL”) are pleased to announce today (9 February 2022) Forth Ports’ acquisition of OMHL. This acquisition further enhances Forth Ports’ ability to offer an attractive, full-service package for offshore renewables projects, providing marine services; quayside infrastructure and land; and now, with OMHL, heavy lift plant and logistics solutions. OMHL is a …

David Webster, Derek Knox, Ross McKissock

Three leadership appointments for Forth Ports

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Forth Ports, which owns and operates eight commercial ports in the UK and is the country’s third largest port operator, has announced three new leadership roles as it restructures its senior team to reflect the increasing importance of its ports in the offshore renewables sector and the general supply chain. David Webster has been appointed as Director of Energy.  David will be responsible …

Prestigious German delegation visits Leith Renewable Energy Hub site

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Plans for Firth of Forth and Scotland’s energy transition shared with Baden Württemberg Minister Forth Ports outlined its plans to create Scotland’s largest renewable energy hub on a 175-acre site at the Port of Leith, Edinburgh, to Thekla Walker, the Minister for the Environment, Climate Protection and the Energy Sector of the State of Baden Württemberg, Germany, when she visited …