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 …

Forth Ports gets go ahead for full repair of Leith’s Victoria Swing Bridge

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Forth Ports has this week been granted Listed Building Consent by the City of Edinburgh Council to fully repair the Category A Listed Victoria Swing Bridge located at the Port of Leith to conserve the bridge for the future and create a useable space for the local community. The private six figure investment will see the bridge, which is the …

Leith Community Fund formalised with £200k seed funding from Forth Ports

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

It’s official – Leith’s new Community Fund has been incorporated as a Scottish charity. The new Fund, which will be governed by Forth Ports and The Leith Trust, aims to support projects that are important to the local community of Leith. Forth Ports has seed funded the Trust with a significant contribution of £200,000 and is now actively inviting other …

Forth Ports plans full repair of Leith’s A-Listed Victoria swing bridge

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Forth Ports has today (6 September) announced plans to fully repair the Category A Listed Victoria Swing Bridge located at the Port of Leith to conserve the bridge for the future and create a useable space for the local community. The private six figure investment will see the bridge, which is the largest counterweighted swing bridge in Scotland, fully repaired, …