Appointment to the Board

Appointments to Board

Montrose Port Authority is seeking to make an appointment of one non-executive member to its Board. Individuals with an interest in public service are sought to fill the vacancy. Montrose is a Trust Port which differs from company or local authority owned ports by its constitution and powers. All port investments are funded from trading revenues supplemented by commercial borrowings. …

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Montrose Port Announces Winner of Community Photography Competition

Wildlife, shipping and stormy seas were just some of the many subjects snapped by photographers entering Montrose Port Authority’s recent community photography competition. Entrants were asked to capture “A Day in the Life of Montrose Port”. Selected by MPA CEO Tom Hutchison, the winner was Jennifer Laing whose photograph is entitled “Just Arriving”. She will receive a £50 Amazon voucher …

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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 history

Great Occasions

By all accounts there must have been more people at the harbour than for many a day when the London “beat-the-strike” vessel Velazquez sailed for Grimsby for dry docking. Estimates of upwards of 300 bystanders were reported in the vicinity of the Wet Dock when she eased through the narrow entrance. The crew had made many friends in the town …

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Montrose Port Authority to be home to Seagreen

Following Seagreen’s recent success in the UK Government’s Contracts for Difference Auction, Montrose Port on Scotland’s East Coast has been selected by SSE Renewables as the preferred location for the Operations and Maintenance base for its Seagreen offshore wind farm. Situated over 27km off the Angus coastline, Seagreen is the furthest from shore of any Scottish offshore wind farm and …

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Long Distance Delivery

An article in a New Zealand daily newspaper of February 14, 1924 reported: “Inaha Arrives. Montrose to Wellington. An Interesting Vessel.” The news item continued: “An interesting arrival at Wellington this morning was the motor-ship Inaha from Montrose, Scotland via (several) ports. The vessel was inspected by the port authorities and later berthed at No. 4 Queen’s Wharf. “Her interest …