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)
An expected £8billion offshore wind boom promises the Highlands a “once-in-a-generation opportunity that could transform the region,” it was predicted yesterday.
The Highlands’ largest port has reported the most successful year in its 46-year history, with a 90% leap in annual profits.
The Cromarty Firth Port Authority confirmed last night that it is investigating a report of a mysterious "chemical cloud" release from the BP-contracted rig that was occupied by Greenpeace activists.
A director of Moray Offshore Renewables claimed last night that the new £12 million deal with Global Energy Group (Geg) could herald a “significant pipeline” of offshore wind work in the Highlands.
An Invergordon based logistics company is to add another 10 staff to its books after winning a major contract worth more than £1 million.
A mammoth Moray Firth windfarm project has announced a multi-million agreement with a Highland port.
The 700th rig to visit the Cromarty Firth has been welcomed as a further sign of activity picking up in the North Sea oil and gas sector.
Offshore construction of the Beatrice wind farm has started, with developer SSE reporting the successful installation of the first foundation piles.