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

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...

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Appointments to the Board

Montrose Port Authority is seeking to make a number of appointments of non-executive members to its Board...

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Maintenance Dredging

In order to keep Montrose Port fully operational we are undertaking a programme of maintenance dredging between 12th and 15th June...



Notice is hereby given that on 12th June 2020 dredging operations will commence in the navigable channel between Scurdieness Lighthouse and the Inner Harbour...

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All aboard for nautical fun at Montrose Port

Montrose Port are inviting families across Angus and Aberdeenshire to join them for some nautical fun as they launch a brand new activity pack this week...

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A Day in the Life – Angus MacAulay, Montrose Port Authority Pilot

Angus joined the Montrose Port team at the end of November, having previously worked for Maersk Supply Services since 2010. During this time...

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Montrose Port finds positives during coronavirus crisis

Montrose Port are finding reasons to stay upbeat despite the global uncertainty resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic...



There is currently a pandemic of a novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) which is affecting the UK among other countries. As a result, a Maritime Declaration of Health (MDH) is required for all vessels on arrival from a foreign port...

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Flying the flag for our NHS

To further demonstrate our solidarity with key NHS workers during this unprecedented time, Captain Tom has flown a flag above the Port thanking the NHS for all they are doing...

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Montrose Port sounds its horns to join in national cheer for carers

Montrose Port rang out with a chorus of horns last night as a number of ships joined in the national cheer for carers in an uplifting display.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: March 20th 2020

Following recent developments in relation to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we want to take this opportunity to update you on the actions we are taking as a business and Port Authority...

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Global Marine Group’s ‘Symphony’ calls Montrose Port home

Global Symphony has changed its official port of registration to Montrose enabling quicker access to many of the company’s key projects

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Montrose Port Authority navigates new waters with Chamber of Commerce partnership

Montrose Port Authority has strengthened its partnership with Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce by upgrading to platinum member status...



Montrose Port Authority hereby gives notice that the following now applies to all vessels visiting the Ports of Montrose....

Seagreen Supply Chain Event 2020

Montrose to shine as Port attracts opportunities through Seagreen’s Centre of Excellence.

Industry experts & local business owners gathered at the Links Hotel on the 27th February 2020, to hear about the local supply-chain opportunities surrounding Scotland’s largest offshore wind project...

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Montrose Port Authority Announces New Chief Operating Officer.

Montrose Port Authority has recently appointed Graeme Nimmo, former Ship’s Agency Manager for Seletar Shipping Ltd as it’s new Chief Operating Officer...

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Montrose Port Community Celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Scurdie Ness Lighthouse

On the 1st March 2020, Scurdie Ness lighthouse celebrates 150 years since it first started to protect the lives and vessels of mariners along the coast...

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We're Hiring: Receptionist

Montrose Port Authority are looking for a new receptionist to join our team...

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Montrose Port hosts local supply chain event for Seagreen Wind Farm

On the 27th February 2020, Montrose Port is hosting a ‘meet your neighbour’ breakfast in conjunction with Angus Council...

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Appointments to Board

Montrose Port Authority is seeking to make an appointment of one non-executive member to its Board...

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Photo Competition Winner Announced

Wildlife, shipping and stormy seas were just some of the many subjects snapped by photographers entering Montrose Port Authority’s recent community photography competition...

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New Berth Opens

Significant progress within Montrose Port Authority’s infrastructure redevelopment masterplan was celebrated...

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Montrose Involvement

A thrilling story of a rescue mission after a Dundee bound ship collided a few miles north of Montrose...

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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...

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Great Occasions

The arrival of the Velazquez, one of the largest vessels to berth in the Wet Dock, became a significant event for the Montrose port as well as the local residents...

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Photography Competition

Amateur photographers are invited to get creative and capture “A Day in the Life of Montrose Port” as part of a community photography competition...

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Appointment of CEO

The Trustees of Montrose Port Authority are pleased to announce the appointment of Captain Tom Hutchison as Chief Executive Officer...

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Long Distance Delivery

The history of Inaha, a motor-ship built in Montrose destined for service in New Zealand...

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Ocean Nomads

This month, MPA archivist, John Aitken, explores the fate of the Montrose-built Farningham...

Memorial Dog Walk

Memorial Dog Walk

30 dogs and their owners turned out to commemorate a very special four-legged wartime hero....



This month, MPA archivist, John Aitken examines trends in vessel size and cargo being handled through the Port....

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Operations Director - appointment

Statement from Nik Scott-Gray, Montrose Port Authority CEO: I am delighted to advise that with immediate effect, Tom Hutchison will…

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Start of a grand plan

This month, Port archivist, John Aitken recounts the history of Montrose’s wet dock…

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Statement from the Board

Chief Executive, Nik Scott-Gray, will be stepping down from his current role in June of this year...



For close on one hundred and fifty years, Scurdie Ness Lighthouse has stood sentinel as a fixed aid to navigation...



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From Lochside to Tyneside

This month, MPA archivist, John Aitken, takes us back to the days when “The Beerie” was a familiar sight...





The 104-year history of a Montrose-built steam tug....



Further installation works being undertaken by Farrans Construction, which will include piling operations....

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What happened to the Ellen Kirstine?

This month, as we reach the centenary of the First World War, John Aitken explores the fate of schooner, the Ellen Kirstine...

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Museum Hosts Port 525 Exhibition

2018 has seen Montrose Port Authority celebrate its 525th anniversary in a number of ways...

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First ever cruise liner to the Port

Tourists had the opportunity to visit some of the north-east’s key attractions such as Glamis Castle ...



Notice is hereby given that on 25th June 2018 major construction operations will commence...

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Long-Serving Lifeboat Station

Montrose Port Authority was delighted to support the RNLI’s Montrose Lifeboat Station at its 525th anniversary dinner...

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£1.5million investment

Montrose Port Authority, a leading support and service hub for the energy industry, has received a £1.5million...

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New Chairman

Montrose Port Authority has announced the appointment of a new Chairman of its Board of Trustees.

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Record-breaking month

Montrose Port Authority has celebrated a record-breaking month due to increased commercial vessel activity.

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Offshore Wind Market

A leading support and service hub for the energy industry, has heralded a new era of capabilities

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Study refutes link

Montrose Port Authority (MPA) has made public the findings of a Coastal Process Assessment, analysing the effect...