The former production ship for a BP (LON:BP) oilfield in the West of Shetland has arrived at Hunterston for partial decommissioning.
The Foinaven FPSO is leaving the namesake BP oilfield for Hunterston Port - but vessel owner Teekay has kept schtum on its final decom location.
As Scotland and the UK look to source ever-greater amounts of energy from renewables like solar and wind, equal efforts must be made across the country’s grid infrastructure to ensure that energy can be moved to where it’s needed most – or, increasingly, stored for later if it can’t.
Coastguard teams launched a major rescue operation after “very high winds” caused a drillship to break free of its moorings in Ayrshire.
A nuclear power station which had been forced to reduce output in the last few years because of cracks in its core will begin the decommissioning process by 2022.
A nuclear reactor at a power station will temporarily return to service after being shut down last year when cracks were found in its core.
Plans to unlock the "vast potential" of a former port and industrial site have been unveiled as a consultation on its future is launched.
Footage has been released of cracks found inside a reactor at a nuclear plant in Scotland.
The year ended with exciting headlines about wind power having generated more than 100% of Scotland’s electricity requirements on 20 out of 30 days in November.
You may be relieved to know that this is not an article about Brexit. However, every cloud has a silver lining - because the last six months of Brexit-related debate have in fact seen the UK’s ports sector attract an unusual amount of political, and therefore public, attention.
The National Offshore Wind Turbine Test Facility based at Hunterston is to be decommissioned, SSE announced today.
Industry body Decom North Sea (DNS) has said Hunterston’s Ayrshire location won’t be a “show stopper” for the site owner’s plans to scoop up oil and gas decommissioning work.
A new company based in Scotland will be the first to offer a new facility in Ayrshire for North Sea decommissioning work.
Bosses at Lerwick port have said “industry will decide” on the best location for decommissioning oil rigs after plans for a new facility in Ayrshire were revealed.