SSE finalises plans for Seagreen O&M base at Montrose Port

Following extensive consultation with the local community and other port users Montrose Port Authority and SSE Renewables have finalised plans for the operations and maintenance base for Seagreen offshore wind farm. The 1,075MW Seagreen project is located 27km off the coast of Angus. A £3bn joint venture between SSE Renewables and Total, Seagreen will be Scotland’s single largest source of …

FAQs: All About Dredging

In order to keep Montrose Port fully operational we are undertaking a programme of maintenance dredging between 12th and 15th June. We understand this is a sensitive issue and want to assure you that the work will be carried out to the highest professional and environmental standards.  We have provided a list of FAQs below about dredging and why it …

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New Berth Opens at Montrose Port Authority

Significant progress within Montrose Port Authority’s infrastructure redevelopment masterplan was celebrated on Wednesday 27 November, as Phase Two of an extensive quayside refurbishment was officially opened. Around 120 invited guests attended the ribbon cutting ceremony on the North Quay, which was carried out by Mrs Helen Carmichael, wife of MPA Chairman, John Carmichael, with pupils from nearby Lathallan School Pipe …

Montrose Port Investment

£1.5million investment made into Montrose Port

Montrose Port Authority, a leading support and service hub for the energy industry, has received a £1.5million Ports Mode Shift Grant from the Scottish Government. Following on from a period of significant investment for Montrose Port Authority, the funding feeds into the Port’s strategic growth plans which will allow larger cargo vessels to dock in Montrose. The Grant will support …

Study refutes link between Montrose Port dredging and coastal erosion

Study refutes link between Montrose Port dredging and coastal erosion

Montrose Port Authority (MPA) has made public the findings of a Coastal Process Assessment, analysing the effect of local dredging activity upon Montrose beach. Commissioned by MPA, the Assessment was undertaken by leading marine consultancy ABPmer, whose key objective was to provide a comprehensive understanding of the coastal processes operating in Montrose Bay. In doing so, the study has disproved …