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 …

UK Paper Hub secures SCA as a major new customer

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

SCA, Europe’s largest private forest owner and producer of wood products, packaging paper, pulp and renewable energy, will return on a long-term deal to market leading UK Paper Hub* located at London’s major port, the Port of Tilbury. The 50-acre facility on the Thames will become SCA’s primary UK logistics hub for the import of packaging materials to supply their …

Arcus establishes an Advisory Council to support strategy, performance, change and growth in its portfolio companies

Mark McIntyre Arcus Infrastructure Partners

Arcus Infrastructure Partners (“Arcus”) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Arcus Advisory Council (the “Advisory Council”). The Advisory Council has been established to further strengthen Arcus’ asset management capabilities by providing strategic insight and guidance to the Arcus team as it manages portfolio companies during the investment lifecycle.