Local businesses getting behind Angus Jubilee celebrations

Businesses across Angus are being urged to participate in planned celebrations to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee later this month. The plans are being organised by the Lord Lieutenant of Angus, Patricia Sawers, as well as her deputy Robina Addison and her husband Norman Fiddes, and will bring together school, community organisations, businesses and individuals to celebrate 70 years of …

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Balmoral brings jobs boost to Montrose with new quayside facility

A major jobs boost has been announced for Montrose as plans for a new quayside manufacturing facility at the town’s port were unveiled by a leading North-east business. Aberdeen-based Balmoral Comtec has agreed to invest a seven-figure sum to create an advanced composites manufacturing facility on the quayside at Montrose Port where large scale components for the offshore energy sector …

Shearwater Marine Services welcomed into to the Port community

Montrose Port Authority has continued its activity boom with the signing of a new tenant into the port estate in the form of a leading marine inspection, repair and maintenance business. Dunoon-based Shearwater Marine Services has taken on office and workshop space on the port’s North Quay in a sublet arrangement with Whittaker Engineering to establish its second facility, where …

Montrose Port Authority reaction to ScotWind licensing round

Commenting on the announcement of licensing for ScotWind, Tom Hutchison, CEO at Montrose Port Authority, said: “The announcement of licence awards for ScotWind is a huge milestone for Scottish wind energy and energy transition as a whole. Coming just a few months on from COP26, this announcement by Crown Estate Scotland puts our country at the forefront of this booming …

Time capsule marks St Andrew’s Day milestone for Scotland’s biggest offshore wind farm

Montrose Port Authority and Seagreen Wind Energy Limited has marked St Andrew’s Day with the burial of a time capsule celebrating a major milestone in a development serving what will be Scotland’s biggest offshore wind farm, 27 kilometres off the coast of Angus. Pupils from Ferryden Primary School were tasked with selecting items to be buried in the capsule and …

Renewables skills boost for local pupils with launch of new activity pack

School pupils across Angus and south Aberdeenshire are set to learn about the renewable energy industry blossoming on their doorstep thanks to a new activity pack created by a North-east port in association with one of Scotland’s biggest wind projects. Montrose Port Authority created the activity pack with the backing of Seagreen Wind Energy which is a joint venture between …