The crew manning the tug, the Craigleith, on the River Forth on Christmas Day have been assured a traditional festive dinner after the marine team at Forth Ports made a special delivery of their turkey – by pilot boat. A three-strong crew of the Craigleith will be onboard the tug over the festive period moored close to the Braefoot Gas …
Construction of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm is now underway following confirmation from EDF Renewables that financial close for the project has been achieved. Twenty-five (25) financial institutions are lending money to fund the wind farm which will supply enough low carbon electricity for around 375,000 homes*. EDF Renewables is also announcing that leading Irish energy company …
A wildlife area created six years ago to offset losses of habitat from the development of the London Distribution Park (LDP) at Tilbury, has proved so successful it has been ranked by one of Britain’s foremost entomological consultants as of national importance for insects and other invertebrates.
A floating pontoon used to discharge freight ferry vessels at the new Tilbury2 development at Port of Tilbury has been launched, marking a major milestone in the creation of a new multi-million pound port for London.
Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, this month marks the 50th anniversary of its grain terminal, the UK’s largest terminal for the import and export of grain.
A new name will take to the waters of the Forth and Tay estuaries this week with the official naming of Forth Ports’ brand-new survey vessel – the Forth King.
Ashley Nicholson from Forth Ports has been appointed Vice-President of the UK Harbour Masters Association and is the first female harbour master to hold the title.
Forth Ports, Eddie Stobart and Direct Rail services launch new rail service linking Tilbury and Grangemouth for the first time.
Investment in Forth Port’s busy container terminals in Grangemouth and London continues with a multimillion-pound order of eleven new Kalmar straddle carriers across the group.
Forth Ports has rolled out Reactec’s innovative wearable HAVwear system which monitors the vibration exposure experienced by power tool users to reduce the risk of developing the incurable HAVS* condition.
Promoted by Forth Ports, Harbour Gateway, the latest phase of the Western Harbour managed rent community welcomes its final residents at the end of May.
Port of Tilbury has issued a CGI video which shows for the first time the facilities for Tilbury2, their new £200 million port for London which will be ready in 2020.