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.

Bullet Express equipped to go the extra miles

Mark McIntyre Bullet Express

Bullet Express, the Glasgow-based international logistics, transport and storage company, has installed 3.5 miles of pallet racking in its new 30,000 sq.ft. storage logistics facility in the city. Laid end to end, the racking is long enough to stretch from the storage facility at 2129 London Road, Glasgow, to George Square in the heart of Scotland’s largest city.

HALO Kilmarnock shines as a beacon of hope during Mental Health Awareness Week

Mark McIntyre HALO Kilmarnock

The HALO Kilmarnock is being officially illuminated bright green this week as a beacon of hope for Mental Health Awareness Week. The colour green was chosen as it is the colour of Samaritans Scotland whose Ayrshire Branch, based in Kilmarnock, approached the HALO to be the first community organisation to be highlighted in this way at Kilmarnock’s newest building. Samaritans …

Fisheries Trust sea lice auditing set to bring even greater transparency for Loch Duart salmon farms

Mark McIntyre Loch Duart

Scottish salmon farm Loch Duart has just agreed a programme with the West Sutherland Fisheries Trust (WSFT) for the monitoring and auditing of its weekly sea lice count activities and the resulting data. Loch Duart enjoys farming some of the oldest salmon sites in Scotland from their base in Sutherland, North West Scotland. Badcall Bay, home to their head office, …