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 …

From modest beginnings…

By John Aitken The Coaster Construction Company Limited started off in a rather modest way on Rossie Island, Montrose in 1920. Their first commercial vessel was the small coaster appropriately named Rossie, constructed on spec to give the new workforce experience in costing, estimating, design and construction including riveting and the finishing trades. On completion, she was used to fit …

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 …

Appointment to the Board

Job Vacancy: Accounts Assistant

Montrose Port Authority is a Trust Port, based in the North East of Scotland, governed by a Board of Trustees. The Port Authority is a leading support, logistics and service hub for the North Sea energy market and general cargo markets. It provides a range of marine and third party port services including pilotage, bunkering, craneage and stevedoring. It is …