Cruise liners could return to Highland waters as early as next spring, after staying away throughout 2020 due to the pandemic, the boss of the region’s busiest port has said.
A Cromarty Firth boss has replied to rising oil rig noise complaints, saying residents “have chosen to live on the shores of a busy, industrial port”.
Port of Cromarty Firth (PCF) announced last night it had won two contracts, together worth hundreds of thousands of pounds, to support the Beatrice offshore windfarm project.
Port chiefs have hit back at objectors' claims the have scored a "victory" in the battle against controversial plans for ship-to-ship oil transfers in the Cromarty Firth.
The downturn in North Sea oil and gas has seen pre-tax profits fall by £1.4million to £2.1million at the Highlands’ largest port.