Port of Cromarty Firth has been pinpointed as the “ideal home” for the UK’s largest green hydrogen electrolyser, a feasibility study has found.
Port of Cromarty Firth
Westminster has reinforced its pledge to roll out its freeport model in Scotland, despite allegations it is “ignoring” the matter.
A 20,000-tonne “eyesore” on the Cromarty Firth of more than 12 years is finally being removed as the huge Hutton platform legs are being taken to shore.
The Port of Cromarty Firth (PCF) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Norwegian firm Gen2 Energy to import green hydrogen from Norway.
There are calls for discussions around “greenports” in Scotland to get “back on track” following the Holyrood election.
The Highlands is poised to benefit from a “renewable energy gold rush” in the coming decades as the energy transition takes flight.
Scottish greenports will ‘level playing field’ with England on offshore wind work – Cromarty Firth boss
Creation of “greenports” will let Scotland compete with England for offshore wind manufacturing work, according to a Cromarty Firth boss.
Invergordon-based PSG Marine and Logistics has become the latest company to back a bid to create a free port on the Cromarty Firth.
A new “global centre for excellence” in renewable energy technologies is to be opened in the Highlands.
Port of Cromarty Firth (PCF) aims to be at the heart of a jobs bonanza after signing a “letter of intent” to bring new renewable energy work to the north.
Harbours in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland could be disadvantaged, compared to English peers, unless devolved administrations move quickly to develop policies for potential new freeports, it was claimed last night.
Councillors have backed a bid by Cromarty Firth Port Authority to win free port status.
Highland industries may start switching from traditional power sources to “green” hydrogen within three years under an ambitious plan that would establish the area as a “global forerunner” in large-scale production of the fuel.
The Port of Cromarty Firth (PCF) has the best track record of any facility of its kind in Scotland in supporting government net-zero carbon emissions, according to a new report.
Ambitious plans to turn the Cromarty Firth into a free port that could secure work and jobs for the next 50 years have been revealed.
A set of huge turbine jackets have arrived for construction of Moray East, one of Scotland’s largest offshore windfarms.
Inverness-based Global Energy Group (GEG) has announced multi-million pound plans to add more than 800 feet of new quayside to its Nigg Energy Park facility at the entrance to the Cromarty Firth.
Port of Cromarty Firth (PCF) chief executive, Bob Buskie, last night said that expansion projects totalling more than £100million by his organisation and the Global Energy Group (GEG) would help secure “jobs and prosperity” for the area.
Opportunities for local companies to claim a share of projects totalling £40million at a Highland port will be unveiled next week.
The Port of Cromarty Firth (PCF) has awarded the contract to construct its new £30 million energy and cruise hub at Invergordon to Ireland and UK-based civil engineering and construction firm Roadbridge UK.
A £30million hub has been announced to serve major energy projects and tourist cruise liners in the Highlands.
Major employers in the Highlands have called for local and national government to “grasp the opportunity” to make the Moray Firth a renewables hub.
Turnover at the Highlands’ busiest port hit a record high last year, boosted by increasing renewable energy activity and booming cruise liner business.
Increased renewable energy sector activity has seen the number of vessels using port facilities in Invergordon rise sharply in the first six months of this year.
The Port of Cromarty Firth (PCF) is seeking contractors for a £25million development at its Invergordon facilities, which it says could create almost 200 local jobs.