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 …

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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 – in addition to his Harbour Master responsibilities -take the additional role of Operations Director. This will enable him to run the Port on an interim basis after my departure in June. I’m sure you will agree that a familiar …

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Statement from the Board of Trustees of Montrose Port Authority

As a result of accepting the position of General Manager with Port of Dover Cargo, our Chief Executive, Nik Scott-Gray, will be stepping down from his current role in June of this year. During his four years with MPA, Nik has restructured the operation and overseen a period of substantial growth and investment in the Port’s infrastructure. As a result …