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.

Spreng Thomson on hand to support new businesses at The HALO Kilmarnock

Dylan Macdonald HALO Kilmarnock, Spreng Thomson

In collaboration with the HALO in Kilmarnock, the Spreng Thomson team will offer all new businesses based at the HALO Innovation and Enterprise Centre a tailored PR and communications consultation session. Alongside this, our team will also host a PR and communications workshop twice a year covering a range of topics including media relations, brand management and digital strategy.

Seabird study at NnG a first for Scotland

Dylan Macdonald General News, NnG Offshore Wind

Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) Offshore Wind Farm, Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm (Seagreen), and SSE Renewables through the Berwick Bank Offshore Wind Farm are joining forces with STRIX, world leaders in innovation and sustainability, to carry out the first seabird interaction study of its kind in Scotland on a commercial sized wind farm at the NnG site. The study has been …

Arcus announces the acquisition of Opus Bilprovning AB, the Fund’s ninth investment

Mark McIntyre Arcus Infrastructure Partners

Arcus Infrastructure Partners (“Arcus”) announces that Arcus European Infrastructure Fund 2 SCSp (“AEIF2” or the “Fund”) has completed the acquisition of 100% of Opus Bilprovning AB (“Opus Bilprovning” or the “Company”), a market leading vehicle inspection business in Sweden, with a network of 94 stations nationwide serving c. 1.4m customers annually.

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 …

New Leith outer berth with Floating Foundation and Turbine

MP and MSPs back Forth Ports’ vision for a Firth of Forth Green Freeport to create a green growth corridor

Mark McIntyre General News

Green Freeport has potential to generate 50,000 new green jobs Following the launch today (25 March) of the 12-week Green Freeport bidding process by the UK and Scottish governments, local politicians have stepped up to strongly back Forth Ports Group’s plan to submit a compelling proposal for a Firth of Forth Green Freeport. Its proposal has the potential to generate …

First turbine blades for NnG offshore wind farm arrive in Dundee

Dylan Macdonald EDF Renewables UK, NnG Offshore Wind

The first turbine blades for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm have just arrived at the Port of Dundee. Eighteen turbine blades, each 83.5 metres long, were delivered to the port this week and brought alongside the new DunEco Quay before being discharged and transported to Scotland’s brand new custom built Wind Turbine Marshalling facility, where they will be stored until being shipped to site.

Murgitroyd appoints new Global People Director as business expands internationally

Mark McIntyre Murgitroyd

Murgitroyd, the pan-European intellectual property protection business, has appointed John Gillies as its first Global People Director. The company is growing quickly and has made two acquisitions since September 2021, increasing its headcount to 440 and reinforcing its position as a leading consolidator in the European IP sector. John will lead Murgitroyd’s people strategy, provide support and strategic direction on …