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 …

Renewables skills boost for local pupils with launch of new activity pack

School pupils across Angus and south Aberdeenshire are set to learn about the renewable energy industry blossoming on their doorstep thanks to a new activity pack created by a North-east port in association with one of Scotland’s biggest wind projects. Montrose Port Authority created the activity pack with the backing of Seagreen Wind Energy which is a joint venture between …

Contract awarded for new pontoon at Montrose Port to service Scotland’s biggest wind farm

Montrose Port Authority has awarded a contract to a Moray firm for the supply and installation of a new pontoon to service the Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm. The port has awarded the work to Inland & Coastal Marina Systems UK Ltd, based in Lossiemouth. The work will see a new 30m pontoon installed at the port to allow crew vessels …

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 – …

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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 it was announced today (Wednesday 11th March). The Port has recently been awarded a 25-year contract by SSE Renewables as the preferred location for the operations and maintenance base to service its new Seagreen offshore wind farm. When completed, this …

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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. Run in conjunction with Tay cities business month, the event hosted by Montrose Port Authority & Angus Council showcased the prosperity that the local area would benefit from with the investment …

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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 …

Offshore Wind Market Delivers Success for Montrose Port Authority

Offshore Wind Market Delivers Success for Montrose Port Authority

Montrose Port Authority, a leading support and service hub for the energy industry, has heralded a new era of capabilities, supporting its first project within the offshore renewable sector. In association with NorSea Group (UK) Ltd, a subsidiary of the leading Norwegian logistics company NorSea Group AS, the Port is participating in the pioneering Hywind Scotland offshore wind project. The …