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Balmoral brings jobs boost to Montrose with new quayside facility

A major jobs boost has been announced for Montrose as plans for a new quayside manufacturing facility at the town’s port were unveiled by a leading North-east business. Aberdeen-based Balmoral Comtec has agreed to invest a seven-figure sum to create an advanced composites manufacturing facility on the quayside at Montrose Port where large scale components for the offshore energy sector …

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, …

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. …

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 …

montrose port history

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 …

NOTICE TO MARINERS NO. 8 – 2018

NOTICE TO MARINERS NO. 2 – 2019

MONTROSE HARBOUREAST OF SCOTLANDNOTICE TO MARINERS NO. 2 – 2019CHART 1438MONTROSE HARBOUR, MAINTENANCE DREDGING Notice is hereby given that on 27TH February 2019 dredging operations will commence in the navigable channel between Scurdieness Lighthouse and the Inner Harbour. These will continue for approximately 4-5 days. Mariners are requested to navigate with caution and give the dredger UKD Marlin as wide …

NOTICE TO MARINERS NO. 8 – 2018

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS

“Montrose Port Authority wish to draw residents’ attention to further installation works being undertaken by Farrans Construction, which will include piling operations. This work will be commencing on Monday 17th December 2018 at 0800hrs for 1 week, with works completing each evening at 1830hrs. The work will continue for the duration of the week, finishing at 1830hrs on Friday 21st …

Montrose Port Authority Shows Support to Long-Serving Lifeboat Station

Montrose Port Authority Shows Support to Long-Serving Lifeboat Station

Montrose Port Authority was delighted to support the RNLI’s Montrose Lifeboat Station at its 525th anniversary dinner earlier this month, where guests raised a total of £420. The leading support and service hub for the energy industry matched this, boosting the total to £900. Montrose Lifeboat Station is one of the oldest stations in the British Isles. Established in 1807, …