Loch Duart introduces first packs of its Label Rouge quality salmon fillets

Mark McIntyre Loch Duart

North West Scotland farm develops range from world class processing facility in Dingwall Independent Scottish salmon farm Loch Duart sets the bar high with farming standards – every one of its salmon is raised to the exacting French government-controlled Label Rouge standards.  It is now able to offer its customers Label Rouge fillets in addition to the whole gutted salmon …

Port of Tilbury’s Grain Terminal silo rebuild gets underway

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

Major building work is underway at the UK’s largest grain terminal at the Port of Tilbury following a fire* in 2020 which damaged its grain silos. The Tilbury Grain terminal has been in operation for over 50 years and is a key strategic facility in the South East of the UK for the grain import and export markets handling over …

650 metre ‘pipe push’ to connect NnG Offshore Wind Farm

Mark McIntyre NnG Offshore Wind

A ‘pipe push’ to install 650 metres of plastic ducting underneath Thorntonloch Beach, in East Lothian, as part of construction work for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) Offshore Wind Farm, is now complete. This was the final stage of the Horizontal Directional Drill (HDD) exercise in preparation of the electricity transmission cable for NnG, jointly owned by EDF Renewables and …

Port of Grangemouth’s new £3 million rail facility at Scotland’s largest freight hub now open

Mark McIntyre Port of Grangemouth

NEW DUAL RAIL SIDING WELCOMES DRS FREIGHT TRAIN The Port of Grangemouth has completed and opened a multimillion-pound rail freight hub with the arrival DRS’s (Direct Rail Service) Aberdeen freight train service. The new rail freight hub at Scotland’s largest port, saw an investment of £3million and with this increased capacity, it further secures its position as the key strategic …

New Scottish processing facility for Loch Duart salmon

Mark McIntyre Loch Duart

Dingwall site ‘closes the circle’ giving, for the first time, total control from egg to plate Loch Duart’s Dingwall fish processing plant is now fully staffed and ready to ‘close the circle’ for the north west based Scottish farming company. With 60 new jobs created at the Dingwall factory, which was acquired in June 2020, Loch Duart now has the …

Reactec’s Safe-Distance system reaches 10,000 milestone as Oil States invests for Scottish workers

Mark McIntyre Reactec

Oil States, the global provider of energy systems for the offshore sector, has rolled out Reactec’s innovative wearable system SAFE-DISTANCE at its specialist facility in Whitburn. The investment of 210 SAFE-DISTANCE watches, demonstrates Oil States continued high level of commitment to Health and Safety for their workforce. The devices have been rolled out to their Heartlands workshop, Aberdeen offices and …

Thames Freeport ‘open for business’ after winning Government backing

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Thames Freeport today announced that it was open to do business with new customers, hours after the Government announced that it would be one of eight new freeports in England. Thames Freeport is a digitally linked economic zone connecting Ford’s world-class Dagenham engine plant, the global ports at London Gateway and Tilbury, and many communities in urgent need of ‘levelling-up’. …

Bullet Express storage facility acquisition creates “Scottish logistics force to be reckoned with”

Mark McIntyre Bullet Express

Bullet Express, the Glasgow-based international logistics, transport and storage company, announces the expansion of the business through the acquisition of a new, 30,000 sq.ft.  storage logistics facility in the city. The new logistics centre, located on London Road, Glasgow, will add a further 5,000 pallets to Bullet Express’s storage capacity, expanding its pallet storage capability by nearly 25% to 26,000 …

Macfarlane Group announces acquisition of GWP in South West of England

Dylan Macdonald Macfarlane Group, Macfarlane Packaging

Macfarlane Group PLC (“Macfarlane”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of GWP Holdings Limited the owner of GWP Group Limited (“GWP”), a protective packaging manufacturing and distribution business based in Wiltshire.  The acquisition is in line with Macfarlane’s declared strategy of building its protective packaging business through a combination of organic and acquisitive growth.

New fare structure makes it easier to travel across Scotland with Stagecoach

Mark McIntyre Stagecoach West Scotland

New Flexi 5 ticket to help customers changing travel patterns New range of easy and simple ticket types with more flexible options Public transport will continue to play a key role in meeting Scotland’s environmental targets From 7th March, Stagecoach companies across Scotland will be introducing a simpler to understand range of tickets and fares. The new range will make …

Arcus Infrastructure Partners announces the acquisition of Peacock

Arcus Infrastructure Partners announces the acquisition of Peacock

Meadhbh Hendrie Arcus Infrastructure Partners

London, United Kingdom (23 February 2021) – Arcus Infrastructure Partners (“Arcus”) announces that Arcus European Infrastructure Fund 2 SCSp (“AEIF2”) has successfully completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Peacock Container Holding Pte. Ltd. (“Peacock”, or the “Company”), a tank container leasing company, with a predominantly European customer base, that owns intermodal assets transporting sustainable liquids and liquified gases …