Bosses spell out the potential for reversing dopulation too as they prepare to deliver business case to the governments in Edinburgh and London.
Port of Cromarty Firth
Port of Cromarty Firth (PoCF) may spend up to £330 million on upgrading its facilities to take advantage of myriad opportunities on the horizon.
Freeports at Cromarty Firth could signal a jobs boom – so why was earlier scheme scrapped by David Cameron’s government?
A veteran politician who has seen the low-tax zones come and go in his city fears mistakes of the past have not been learned for Scottish projects.
A business chief delivered a rousing speech on the potential for offshore wind to revitalise the Highlands and Islands during a major industry event on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says he “completely believes” awarding green freeport status to the Opportunity Cromarty Firth (OCF) consortium will entice young people to stay in the region and address the thorny question of depopulation in the Highlands.
Port of Cromarty Firth (PoCF) has unveiled an ambitious £150 million plan to double the size of its existing capacity in a bid to meet a huge rise in renewable energy needs and create “thousands of jobs.”
An oil rig which was blocked from leaving the Cromarty Firth in 2018 has been sold to a Turkish recycling firm for scrapping
Billionaire Sir Ian Wood has led a pledge of “unwavering support” for a bid to win green freeport status in the north east.
Partners behind an ambitious plan to create 30,000 jobs across the north east have called for governments in Holyrood and Westminster to back its proposal to create a "green freeport" in Aberdeen and Peterhead.
A project pipeline of more than 50 years in offshore wind could be secured thanks to the ScotWind seabed auction, according to a northern port.
A YouTuber has been branded “beyond reckless” after scaling a North Sea oil rig laid up in the Cromarty Firth.
Research on how green hydrogen technologies can be used to create a cleaner fuel to be used out at sea has been launched in Easter Ross.
Port of Cromarty Firth has been pinpointed as the “ideal home” for the UK’s largest green hydrogen electrolyser, a feasibility study has found.
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.