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 …

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 …

Time capsule marks St Andrew’s Day milestone for Scotland’s biggest offshore wind farm

Montrose Port Authority and Seagreen Wind Energy Limited has marked St Andrew’s Day with the burial of a time capsule celebrating a major milestone in a development serving what will be Scotland’s biggest offshore wind farm, 27 kilometres off the coast of Angus. Pupils from Ferryden Primary School were tasked with selecting items to be buried in the capsule and …

New decommissioning facility to be established in Montrose

A leading metals processing company has announced plans to construct a new dedicated decommissioning facility at Montrose Port for offshore oil and gas infrastructure which has reached the end of its service life, to help meet demand for the service in the North Sea. John Lawrie Metals Ltd has signed a 12-year lease with Montrose Port for the decommissioning site …

Another Montrose business benefitting from Seagreen

As work continues at pace on the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at Montrose Port for the Seagreen offshore wind farm, local businesses are starting to feel the benefit of the project. One such contractor is Harry Maiden Ltd, steel fabricators based in the town and which was tasked with installing the metal framework of the new O&M building – …

Kids Activity Pack

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 which they hope will help homeschooling parents keep their kids entertained for the remaining weeks of lockdown. The pack which has been produced in conjunction with an educational consultant, contains a fun filled set …

NOTICE TO MARINERS NO. 2 – 2020

There is currently a pandemic of a novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) which is affecting the UK among other countries. This situation has been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organization Emergency Committee, under the International Health Regulations. A Maritime Declaration of Health (MDH) is required for all vessels on arrival from a foreign port. However, …