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 …

New Chairman for Montrose Port Authority

New Chairman for Montrose Port Authority

Montrose Port Authority has announced the appointment of a new Chairman of its Board of Trustees. John Carmichael has been vice chairman of the Port for the last year, holding the position of a non-executive member for seven years prior to this. His knowledge has seen him advise on a range of port management matters, with particular emphasis on infrastructure …

Record-breaking month for Montrose Port Authority

Record-breaking month for Montrose Port Authority

Montrose Port Authority has celebrated a record-breaking month due to increased commercial vessel activity. The leading support and service hub for the energy industry, announced 337,000 tonnes of shipping activity during August 2017; beating its previous record by an additional 100,000 tonnes. Nik Scott-Gray, chief executive at Montrose Port Authority, said: “Last month’s results are a clear indication of the …

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 …