Murgitroyd IP makes senior appointments to support further growth

Mark McIntyre Murgitroyd

Murgitroyd IP, the international intellectual property protection business headquartered in Glasgow, has made two senior appointments to its leadership team. Helen Archibald has been appointed Chief Operating Officer and Joanne Lecky is to be the  Managing Director of the company’s Trade Mark Group. They will both report directly to Murgitroyd’s Chief Executive Officer, Gordon Stark. These appointments  further strengthen the senior leadership team …

Two Scottish companies selected to build NnG’s O&M base

Mark McIntyre NnG Offshore Wind

Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) Offshore Wind Limited has appointed two Scottish businesses to construct its Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at Eyemouth Harbour. Muir Construction, based in Inverkeithing, Fife, has been appointed to design and build NnG’s three storey, 1,040 square metre main O&M building and its two storey, 538 square metre storage warehouse. Inland and Coastal, of Lossiemouth, Moray, will design, …

The Port of Tilbury hosts Recruitment Day on 29 June to showcase the opportunities for careers in logistics

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

The Port of Tilbury, London’s fastest growing port is hosting a recruitment day on 29th June 2021 at the London Cruise Terminal, to showcase the fantastic career and skills development opportunities the business has available across the port for adults of all ages. The day will run from 11am until 8pm and will be opened by Forth Ports Group CEO …

Mike Rutterford wins Lifetime Achievement Award at UKBAA Angel Investment Awards

Mark McIntyre Archangels

Mike Rutterford has won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards. Mike is a serial entrepreneur with a 40-year career as a business angel and in property investment. Educated in Edinburgh, in his 20s he launched Stuart Wyse Ogilivie and over a ten-year period developed the estate agency into the biggest in Scotland – subsequently selling to …

Slow but steady as vital offshore wind farm equipment delivered

Mark McIntyre NnG Offshore Wind

Construction of the onshore works to support the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm took a purposefully slow step forward this weekend with the delivery of a massive “shunt reactor” to the site of the wind farm’s connection to the National Grid in the Lammermuir Hills. A second shunt reactor is due for delivery next weekend. The 160-tonne shunt …

Team Talks 03: Internal Communications

Dylan Macdonald Spreng Thomson

A spotlight is shining on internal communication more than ever before. In our latest ‘Team Talks’, Dylan discusses the importance of internal communications and what lies ahead in a post-COVID world.

Work progresses on £34m Port of Tilbury flood defence gates project

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

Work is progressing on this project of national importance to install new dual function lock gates on the Thames Estuary in Tilbury. The £34m scheme is a project between the Environment Agency and the Port of Tilbury that will better protect thousands of homes and businesses in the local area from flooding. The project will see three pairs of lock …

Industry first as Loch Duart introduces new ‘person overboard’ system

Mark McIntyre Loch Duart

Rapidly spreading system alerts, drive forward standards for safety at sea Scottish salmon farm Loch Duart has introduced a new person overboard (POB) system, ensuring even greater safety for all its team who work at sea. The system, which leads the way in the aquaculture sector, is an industry first for Loch Duart which has sea sites off the coast …

Ambitious renewable energy hub plans unveiled for the Port of Leith

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

£40million private investment will underpin Scotland’s economic recovery and energy transition plans Forth Ports today (25th May, 2021) unveils ambitious proposals for the creation of Scotland’s largest and best located renewable energy hub on a 175 acre site at the Port of Leith – supporting Scotland’s economic recovery and energy transition plans and the achievement of Scotland’s net zero carbon …