The first concrete “foundation” for Aberdeen Harbour’s £350m expansion has begun its journey to the site.
The contractor behind the harbour expansion at Nigg Bay has confirmed drilling and blasting work has started on the £350million project.
The scene of the north breakwater at Nigg Bay harbour in Aberdeen which has been damaged by recent bad weather. Some of the protection barrier has been washed into the sea by the force of the water. The area has been assessed and is in line for repairs.
A north-east planning chief has warned investing £5.5million in the expansion of Aberdeen Harbour will take business away from its own ports.
Developers behind the £375million expansion of Aberdeen harbour have offered £70,000 over three years for community charities.
Aberdeenshire Council invests millions in Nigg Harbour – but only £130,000 in smaller north-east ports
Historic fishing ports are being neglected in favour of boosting cruise ship tourism at Aberdeen’s harbour, councillors claim.
The port of Montrose might not leap out as the most obvious choice of facility for decommissioning work.
A tally of investment projects in north-east has highlighted that the region will get an injection of £5billion in coming years and that it is "open for business".
The £415million Aberdeen harbour expansion project took another step towards fruition yesterday after the project received consent for dredging and construction.
Marine Scotland has given its approval for Aberdeen Harbour Board’s planned £415million expansion into Nigg Bay.
The Port of Dundee has stolen a march in the race to become the top decommissioning and offshore renewables facility on the east coast of Scotland’s mainland with a £10million investment. The quayside upgrade project is slated for completion in just 18 months, owner Forth Ports said yesterday. Excluding unforeseen delays, it will be finished about three years ahead of Aberdeen harbour’s planned expansion in to Nigg Bay, putting Dundee in pole position to scoop new contracts.
Aberdeen harbour has taken another step on its way to delivering a £400million expansion with the appointment of a legal adviser for the project. Pinsent Masons will advise on procurement, construction, funding, planning, environmental and property issues relating to the planned Nigg Bay facility to the south of the existing harbour. The transformation of Nigg Bay is seen as vital if Aberdeen is to capitalise on the cruise ship, renewables and decommissioning industries.